EC-Council and Overnet join forces to provide stunning insights and concepts of EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) courses during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference.
MILANO, January 13 2011: EC-Council, a leading global provider of IT Security certification training, recently teamed up with Overnet to provide exclusive high-level security and forensic training during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Milan. The conference, which ran from November 23-25, is the largest information technology event in Italy.
The joint training effort is part of the EC-Council’s objective to share IT security training, education and cybercrime analysis with more industry professionals and corporate partners worldwide.
“2011 will be a challenging year for cybersecurity professionals worldwide,” said Sean Lim, EC-Council Vice President. “With the rise of cyber terrorism, EC-Council will continue to offer superior and up-to-the-minute information security training and support to its many partners, and their communities, around the world.”
At the WPC, the EC-Council and Overnet organized 15 exclusive Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) hands-on sessions for conference attendees. These sessions were conducted by Overnet’s Certified EC-Council Trainer, Massimiliano Luciani, who is also the 2010 winner of the Circle of Excellence Instructor award . Over 100 professionals participated in the WPC training.
“EC-Council sponsorship has been very important for Overnet,” said Anna Cometti, marketing manager of Overnet. “Providing a broad range of courses is essential for reaching more corporate clients and we were excited to provide the Ethical Hacker and Forensic Investigator courses. We had excellent feedback and we hope to receive even more entries for this training next year.”
Claire Kemp, EC-Council representative in Italy stated: “We were extremely delighted with the results at this year’s WPC and we look forward to creating more cybercrime awareness campaigns in the near future.”
ROME, February 1, 2010 – Italy’s very first Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) training was successfully conducted by Elea Spa, one of EC-Council’s Accredited Training Centre in Rome. The class was made up by 12 members of the forensic team of a major Italian company, and upon completion, they have successfully joined the global community of EC-Council certified information security members that currently stands at over 25,000 across 60 countries.
The CHFI program lets participants acquire the necessary skills to identify an intruder’s footprints and to properly gather the necessary evidence to prosecute. Many of the top tools, technologies and methodologies of the forensic trade are featured in the program, including software, hardware and specialized techniques. The CHFI curriculum has recently been certified to meet the stringent CNSS 4012 standards, awarded by the US National Security Agency (NSA) and Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS).
“We would like to thank EC-Council for the excellent in-depth CHFI program and Elea Spa for providing a conducive training environment. A special mention of Mattia Epifani, Certified EC-Council Instructor, for his professionalism and expertise in teaching the program,” said Giuseppe Mazzaraco, Fraud Management Chief of Corporate Investigation & Fraud Prevenzion of the Italian Firm.
Sean Lim, Vice President of EC-Council commented, “The CHFI program being embraced by one of the largest and respected Italian firm is a testament of the quality of our programs. We will be working together closely with our Accredited Training Centers to provide and deliver more quality training to the security community in Italy.”