Albuquerque January 1, 2010 – Premier US Naval (and other arms of the United States Department of Defense, DoD) academic institution adopts EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker certification to continue in their mission to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs that increases the combat effectiveness of the United States and Allied Forces.
“We are proud to welcome the Naval Post Graduate School to our family of EC-Council Authorized Academic Training centers. NPS joins other current US military training groups such as the Air Force Information Operations Center (AFIOC) and the 262 Warfare Squadron in delivering the Certified Ethical Hacker training curriculum,” said Eric Lopez, Director of Education for EC Council. Mr. Lopez also said, “We believe that the NPS will be instrumental in helping US government agencies close the skills gap required to assure that they stay ahead of the hackers.”
“The Naval Postgraduate School is honored to partner with EC-Council. The NPS mission of education, communication, and providing internationally accredited professional standards was integral in our decision to utilize their curriculum and certifications,” said Scott Cote, NPS Senior Lecturer/Computer Science Dept.
Mr. Cote also went on to say, “Now, more than ever, the Department of Defense must remain vigilant in the cyber arena and our partnership with EC-Council enables us to educate our military leaders in today’s cyber threats; teaching them the methodologies, motives, and means hackers and cyber terrorists may use against us. With their assistance, we stand more ready today than ever before to protect our nation’s cyber infrastructures.
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. EC Council is the owner and developer of the world-famous E-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration Tester (LPT) programs, and various others offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Network Security Administrator (ENSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) certification program for meeting the 4011, 4012, 4013A, 4014, 4015 and 4016 training standards for information security professionals. For more information about EC-Council, please visit http://www.eccouncil.org
About the Naval Post Graduate School (NPS)
The Naval Postgraduate School is an academic institution whose emphasis is on study and research programs relevant to the Navy’s interests, as well as to the interests of other arms of the Department of Defense. The programs are designed to accommodate the unique requirements of the military.
Nearly 1,500 students attend the Naval Postgraduate School. The student body consists of officers from the five U.S. uniformed services, officers from approximately 30 other countries and a small number of civilian employees. Selection of officers for fully funded graduate education is based upon outstanding professional performance as an officer, promotion potential and a strong academic background.
For more information visit http://www.nps.edu or call (831) 656-2023
Albuquerque September 7, 2009 – EC-Council, a leading international certification body in information security and e-business, today announced the recipients for the Secure Aid Program 2009. The winners were picked from an extensive pool of applicants that have met the stringent criteria set by the EC-Council Scheme Committee.
“The Secure Aid program is primed to aid those affected by the global economic crisis, and aims to support national and global measures on combating cyber crime and cyber terrorism. I congratulate all of the Secure Aid recipients for meeting the rigorous standards set by the Awards Committee. Their continuing education through iClass will equip them with the skills to impact the global arena.” said EC-Council President, Jay Bavisi.
Members of the Scheme Committee who convened as an Awards Committee included Scott Applegate – (US Army); Bill Varholl – (US Department of Defense); Russell Butturini – (Epic Technologies); Robert Lai – (Science Applications International Corporation); Denis O’Callaghan – (Alive Consultants LTD).
“It was a tough decision to make as we had a high number of applications this year. This initiative is part of a Social Responsibility Program of EC-Council to ensure the vital expansion of knowledge and application through critical thinking and research by way of submitting a case study or white paper, and further hands-on training through iClass. It serves to advance a holistic understanding of technology and application to evolve the cyber security space.” said Robert Lai, Science Applications International Corporation.
The list of Secure Aid recipients are as follows:
* Miguel Hernandez IV
* Shad David Malloy
* Edewede Oriwoh
* Don Prince
* Ahmed Salem Shibani
* Kurt Russell Hinson
* YanYan Wang
* Sulaimon Jimoh
* Yosia Suherman
* Craig Jones
* Rahim Kazani
* David Bell
* Maher Yamout
* Kishan Mullegama
* Adam Hooper
* Muhammad Amir Jamil
* Rizwan Omer
Miguel Hernandez, Secure Aid recipient said, “Being in the security and auditing business myself, I find this an excellent opportunity for me to expand my horizon and equip myself in the latest technology and exploits in information security. In a time when organizations are being asked to do more with less, time is scarce. iClass fits my busy schedule perfectly.”
Secure Aid recipients will have the opportunity to earn globally recognized certifications such as the Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking and Forensic Investigator (C|HFI) and Licensed Penetration Tester (L|PT), among others through iClass – online, live, instructor led training http://iclass.eccouncil.org/.
Intense School partners with EC-Council to deliver flexible and convenient Information Security Training to IT Professionals via iClass – a live, online, instructor led training modality offered by EC-Council to help augment their authorized training partners (ATC) ground offerings.
February 26, 2009
EC-Council to release US$100,000 worth of information security scholarships.