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EC-Council Collaborates with Authorized Training Partner in the Netherlands at Infosecurity Netherlands Expo

Utrecht, Netherlands November 2, 2011 – In collaboration with EC-Council’s Authorized Training Partner in the Netherlands, EC-Council stamped its mark at the recently concluded Infosecurity Netherlands Expo.

EC-Council collaborated with its training partner in the Netherlands, Tshukudu Technology College BV (TSTC BV), to co-exhibit at one of the Netherlands’ largest information security tradeshows, held in Utrecht from November 2 -3 , 2011. This partnership demonstrated EC-Council’s goal of creating greater awareness towards information security training and education.

Speakers of EC-Council’s booth were organized by Gerard Smak, EC-Council’s exclusive distributor in the Netherlands, and Emile Kok, Director of TSTC. The speakers informed attendees about EC-Council’s certification classes’ use of labs and tools to educate information security professionals on securing their systems. Attendees were impressed by the presentations that explained how the courses used some of the most current attack vectors employed by the underground hacker community.

Attendees were presented with giveaways from EC-Council. The giveaways included a lucky draw session that awarded the winner electronic courseware, featuring the world-renowned Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program.

“The participation at Infosecurity Netherlands has allowed our partners to reap handsome rewards,” said Sean Lim, Vice-President of EC-Council. He further adds, “The awareness generated from this show will no doubt translate to higher take up rate of our certification training programs offered by our partners. We will continue to identify and spearhead such joint initiatives with our partners.”

Emile Kok, Director of Tshukudu Technology College BV (TSTC BV) said, “This has been a very fulfilling exercise, and EC-Council has once again demonstrated its leadership by championing such demand generation initiatives which will definitely help in the efforts to evangelize EC-Council security training offerings.”

About EC-Council

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in cyber security and e-commerce. It is the owner and developer of 20 security certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and Certified Security Analyst /Licensed Penetration Tester (ECSA/LPT). EC-Council has trained over 90,000 security professionals and certified more than 40,000 members.EC-Council’s certification programs are offered by over 450 training centers across 87 countries. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense via DoD 8570.01-M, the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). EC-Council also operates EC-Council University and the global series of Hacker Halted information security conferences. The global organization is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More information about EC-Council is available at www.eccouncil.org.

About Infosecurity Netherlands

Infosecurity.nl is the leading IT Security trade show in the Benelux region. For a decade now, Infosecurity.nl has been offering ICT professionals an overview of the latest security technologies, products and services. More than 140 exhibitors guarantee a wide exhibition programme. The keynote sessions, comprehensive seminar programme and other activities at the show also offer a great deal of inspiration for all your security issues. More information about Infosec Netherlands is available at http://www.infosecurity.nl


Cryptanalysis Training a Possible Solution to Deter Cloud Computing Hackers

Cloud computing looks set to become the next big thing, but security concerns mar its adoption as the United States gets ready to pump US$53 billion into fourth-generation networks over the next five years. EC-Council offers cutting-edge solutions such as cryptography courses and cryptanalysis training for individuals with security concerns over emerging key technologies.

New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2011

Amazon, Microsoft, and Sonyare examples of just some companies that have recently made headlines for all the wrong reasons, having had their cloud computing efforts breached by unethical hackers. EC-Council, an international information security certification body, reports that without proper infrastructure and cryptanalysis training, usage of cloud computing may never be a fully secure platform for individuals or businesses.

Jay Bavisi, the President of EC-Council, says that even though general cloud architecture is relatively secure, it is easy for irreparable damage to be done to online stored data once the first layer of security is breached by an intruder.

Cloud-based services require an operation and management method similar to enterprise systems, demanding well-encrypted data with secure physical locations. With cloud services, every piece of data is stored on a physical hard drive or in solid state memory. This data is thus accessible to anyone with an Internet connection, further highlighting the importance of secure protection. Read more…


EC-Council Launches Advanced Security Training Series in Thailand and Singapore

EC-Council Academy and the Center of Advanced Security (CAST) launches the first CAST “Live” advanced security training series across Thailand and Singapore. This series will feature two highly advanced and technical three-day workshops developed by CAST.

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 19 SEPTEMBER 2011: With escalating cyber incidents and threats being reported over the past months, and the increasing demand for more technically competent professionals to defend the cyberspace, EC-Council Academy announced that it is launching the first CAST “Live” Asia Roadshow. This series will bring two highly advanced and technical three-day CAST workshops to Thailand and Singapore.

The Center of Advanced Security Training (CAST) was developed to provide highly technical and advanced security training to IT security professionals, to address the rapid evolution of new threats, vulnerabilities and exploits. CAST programs are designed to be domain-specific and focused, with greater emphasis on hands on lab exercises, so as to enable participants to experience combating real life scenarios.

According to Wilson Wong, Managing Director EC-Council Academy, CAST “Live” Asia Roadshow will give infosec professionals the opportunity to learn from some of the best industry practitioners, and acquire cutting edge skills and knowledge, in order to be technically proficient so as to stay ahead of cyber criminals.”

The two programs featured during this roadshow are the Advanced Network Defense (CAST 614) and Cryptography Deep Dive (CAST 615).

The Cyber Defense Expert program focuses on the paradigm of thinking like a hacker in order to defend against threats with an offensive mindset by learning how to build robust infrastructure in the face of sophisticated attacks. This highly technical workshop will be led by Kevin Cardwell, who spent 22 years in the U.S. Navy, and had tested and evaluated Surveillance and Weapon system software. He worked as both software and systems engineer on various US Department of Defense projects, and was selected to head the team that built a Network Operations Center (NOC) that provided services to the commands ashore and ships at sea in the Norwegian Sea and Atlantic Ocean. He served as the Leading Chief Information Security Officer at the NOC for six years before hanging up his hat from the U.S Navy. During this time he was the leader of a five-person Red Team that had a 100% success rate at compromising systems and networks.

Cryptography Deep Dive is designed to further enhance the understanding of cryptography and how it’s used in modern systems, from SSL-based e-commerce, online banking, to hard drive and e-mail encryption and at the same time learn crypt analytical techniques for breaking cryptographic protocols. Some causes of recent reported high-profile breaches such as the RSA and Epsilon incidents include poor cryptography practices and understanding. This adavnce workshop will be led by Chuck Easttom, author of 11 computer science books, one of which had been translated into several languages. Chuck is also the inventor of a method for quantifying network security that is being taught at several universities, and most recently has developed a new approach to creating ghost drives. He has taught various security related courses for several years and has over 10 years of teaching experience. Chuck has 7 provisional patents, all related to computer science and 4 related to computer security. One of those patents regards a new method of steganography, another regards a new approach to detecting spyware, and yet another involves the invention of a new, more stable file system.

For more details of the CAST “Live” Asia Roadshow, and the online live training sessions, please visit www.eccouncilapac.org/cast

ABOUT CAST:

The Center for Advanced Security Training (CAST) was developed by EC-Council (www.eccouncil.org), in conjunction with cybersecurity experts, to address the need for highly technical and advanced security training for information security professionals. Instructed by EC-Council’s select group of master trainers, CAST offers hands-on, lab intensive courses that cover the security industry’s top domains, including advanced penetration testing training, digital mobile forensics training, advanced application security training, advanced network defense training, advanced social engineering training, Web application security training, and more. CAST is hosted at various international events, including the CAST Summit, as well as EC-Council’s flagship Hacker Halted conference series. More information about CAST is available at http://www.eccouncil.org/training/advanced_security_training.aspx.

ABOUT EC-COUNCIL ASIA PACIFIC:
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in cybersecurity and e-commerce. It is the owner and developer of 20 security certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and Certified Security Analyst /Licensed Penetration Tester (ECSA/LPT). EC-Council has trained over 90,000 security professionals and certified more than 40,000 members. Its certification programs are offered by over 450 training centers across 87 countries. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense via DoD 8570.01-M, the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). EC-Council also operates EC-Council University and the global series of Hacker Halted information security conferences. The global organization is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More information about EC-Council is available at www.eccouncilapac.org/cast


CICRA launches Certified Ethical Hacker training

CICRA Institute of Education yesterday (3 August) launched internationally acclaimed cutting-edge Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) training programme in Colombo.

The five day training programme is part of CICRA’s objective to arm Sri Lankan corporates against raising wave of cybercrimes worldwide.

The ongoing training is conducted by an international trainer accredited by US based International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (E-CCouncil). Participants of this training programme will receive C|EH qualification from the E-C Council after completing an extensive examination.

CICRA has been accredited to train cyber soldiers to fight against newest forms of cyber terrorism that could cripple national security interests and corporate network structure following a partnership with E-C Council, which in turn has been endorsed by US Department of Defense and the National Security Agency (NSA). Read more…


EC-Council’s Center of Advanced Security Training (CAST) Debuts in the Asia-Pacific

PRWeb Summary: EC-Council’s (www.eccouncil.org) Center of Advanced Security Training (CAST) debuted a new Advanced Penetration Testing training in the Asia-Pacific, July 18-20, hosted by the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT). The CAST Advanced Penetration Testing is an intense three-day technical training course that teaches experienced information security professionals how to pen-test highly secured environments like government agencies and financial institutions. More than 80 percent of the course duration involves hands-on hacking labs.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – August 1, 2011 – EC-Council’s new Center of Advanced Security Training (CAST) recently debuted in the Asia-Pacific with a three-day Advanced Penetration Testing training, hosted by The International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats’ (IMPACT) global headquarters in Cyberjaya, Malaysia from Jul 18-20.

The CAST Advanced Penetration Testing program was led by EC-Council Master Trainer Joseph McCray and was attended by information security professionals from Malaysia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Brunei, Fiji and Rwanda, among others.

“CAST offers advanced and highly technical training, and serves as a platform for infosec professionals to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to combat current information security threats, thus playing an important role in strengthening the cybersecurity of businesses, organizations and government agencies around the world,” said Leonard Chin, Director of CAST. “It is of utmost importance for cyber security defender to be equipped with cutting edge IT security skills and proficiency in order to always stay ahead of perpetrators.”

“True to its philosophy, CAST programs are highly advanced and technical in nature. The Advanced Penetration Tester program trains security professionals on how to attack and defend highly secure environments, identify threats and understand different offensive attacking strategies, which are all essential knowledge to defend against Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). This program also prepares information security professionals to deal with the escalating risk environment faced by most organizations today,” said Philip Victor, Director of Policy and International Cooperation, IMPACT.

CAST’s Advanced Penetration Testing is an intense three-day technical training course that provides a thorough understanding of how to pen-test highly secured environments like government agencies and financial institutions. It is an advanced course designed for experienced professionals, and 80 percent of the class involves hands-on hacking labs, enabling students to experience combating simulated real life scenarios.

The APAC students who completed the Advanced Penetration Testing course gained invaluable experience in pen-testing a high security network environment, such as those within a government agency or financial institution. Specifically, they learned how to move around the network without being detected by IDS/IPS, how to circumvent common security implementations such as Locked, and how to down desktops, GPOs, IDS/IPS/WAF, etc.

CAST is holding an inaugural CAST Summit in Washington, D.C. from August 22-25. The CAST Summit will offer advanced penetration testing, advanced application security training, advanced network defense training, digital mobile forensics training and cryptography training. The summit concludes with keynote addresses by renowned cybersecurity and cyber terrorism expert, Jeff Bardin and Richard Stiennon, and a series of lectures directly from CAST’s elite trainers. For more information on the CAST Summit, please visit http://www.eccouncil.org/castsummit.


ABOUT IMPACT:

The International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) is the world’s first comprehensive alliance bringing together governments, academia and industry experts to enhance the global community’s capabilities in dealing with cyber threats. Based in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, IMPACT provides its partner countries access to expertise, facilities and resources to effectively address cyber threats. For more information, please visit www.impact-alliance.org.

ABOUT CAST:

The Center of Advanced Security Training (CAST) was developed by EC-Council (www.eccouncil.org), in conjunction with cybersecurity experts, to address the need for highly technical and advanced security training for information security professionals. Instructed by EC-Council’s select group of master trainers, CAST offers hands-on, lab intensive courses that cover the security industry’s top domains, including advanced penetration testing training, digital mobile forensics training, advanced application security training, advanced network defense training, advanced social engineering training, web application security training, and more. CAST is hosted at various international events, including the CAST Summit, as well as EC-Council’s flagship Hacker Halted conference series. More information about CAST is available at http://www.eccouncil.org/training/advanced_security_training.aspx.

ABOUT EC-COUNCIL:

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in cyber security and e-commerce. It is the owner and developer of 20 security certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and Certified Security Analyst /Licensed Penetration Tester (ECSA/LPT). EC-Council has trained over 90,000 security professionals and certified more than 40,000 members.
EC-Council’s certification programs are offered by over 450 training centers across 87 countries. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense via DoD 8570.01-M, the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). EC-Council also operates EC-Council University and the global series of Hacker Halted information security conferences. The global organization is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More information about EC-Council is available at www.eccouncil.org.


CAST Summit Unveils Advanced Network Defense Training in Washington D.C.

EC-Council’s advanced network defense training course will be offered by its new Center of Advanced Security Training (CAST), at this year’s inaugural CAST Summit (http://www.eccouncil.org/castsummit), August 22-25 in Washington D.C. The CAST Advanced Network Defense program will train security professionals in offensive attack strategies in order to identify threats, properly address them, and defend against today’s Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). CAST also offers advanced, technical security training in the areas of penetration testing, application security, digital mobile forensics, exploit development and cryptography. The recent attacks against major companies demonstrate the devastating potential of lax policies in information security. CAST Summit aims to spark a change in the industry, by offering the most advanced and encompassing technical security training solutions available. Read more…


Advanced Penetration Testing Training at Hacker Halted in Miami

Advanced penetration testing training will be coming to Miami, as Hacker Halted (http://www.hackerhalted.com/2011) returns to South Florida for the third straight year in October. Advanced penetration testing training will arm students with the expertise to pen-test highly secured networks like those within government agencies and financial institutions. In light of all the recent attacks on major targets, from Sony to Lockheed Martin, Hacker Halted Academy aims to address the industry’s poor state of cybersecurity through advanced IT security courses offered by EC-Council’s new Center for Advanced Security Training (CAST), and other strategic partners, including BlueflyInc and their Web 2.0 Application Hacking training course. Hacker Halted will take place at the InterContinental Miami from October 21-27. Read more…


IT Security Breaches Reinforces the Need for Advanced Security Training

Training is a minuscule investment, compared to potentially massive financial loss and irreparable damage to a company’s reputation. For training to be effective, it’s going to have to train security personnel how to think like a malicious hacker, in order to stop them. CAST Summit has such advanced security training opportunities for information security professionals.

The list of recently compromised companies just keeps growing, with names like Sony, Lockheed Martin, RSA Security, Citigroup, IMF, the Senate, and most recently, SEGA with 1.3 million users potentially being affected. There seems no end of the storm in sight. As technology evolves, there will be more features and complexity, which may lead to more vulnerabilities being exposed for perpetrators to exploit. More than ever, advanced security training is essential for companies to protect their information assets, thus EC-Council launched the CAST Summit to help address this need. Read more…


New Horizons Bulgaria Becomes First EC-Council Accredited Training Center in Bulgaria

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – July 6th, 2011 – New Horizons Bulgaria, a member of the global network of New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, recently became EC-Council’s first Accredited Training Center (ATC) in Bulgaria.

The company also organized the first training workshops for Certified Ethical Hacker version 7 (CEHv7) and Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) in Bulgaria.

“EC-Council is a recognized global leader in cybersecurity training, and we are extremely proud to become its first Accredited Training Center in Bulgaria,” said Nikolay Penev, general manager of New Horizons Bulgaria. “Our new partnership will create better training opportunities for information security professionals in Bulgaria, and allow us to provide the latest, cutting-edge training courses available anywhere in the world.”

“We are pleased to have New Horizons Bulgaria as a new training partner of EC-Council and look forward to a long-standing and successful relationship,” said Hanan Wagie, Regional Director – EMEA of EC-Council. “Bulgaria’s information security community will surely benefit from New Horizons’ enhanced training offerings, and it will prove to be an asset for many local companies and organizations.”

Since its inception as an EC-Council Accredited Training Center, New Horizons Bulgaria has already certified 12 professionals as Certified Ethical Hackers and nine professionals as Computer Hacking Forensic Investigators.

As part of its launch effort for CEHv7, New Horizons Bulgaria also hosted an ethical hacker training conference in May, dubbed “Hack the Hackers.” The conference was attended by 230 representatives from high-profile companies in finance, telecommunications, information technologies, public administration, energy and manufacturing. An additional 60 visitors participated in the conference’s online portal.

For more information about EC-Council’s Accredited Training Center partnership program, please visit http://www.eccouncil.org/portals/accredited_training_center.aspx.

ABOUT NEW HORIZONS BULGARIA

New Horizons Bulgaria is the largest IT training center in Bulgaria, member of the global network of New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, which is the leading provider of learning solutions for Information Technology, PC Desktop Applications, Project Management and Business Skills training. With 300 locations in 60 countries and over 400 courses, New Horizons is the world’s largest independent IT training company and delivers over three million student days of classroom training and over one million hours of online training each year.

New Horizons Bulgaria is a successor of all the activities currently performed by Consulting & Technical Education Company (CTEC-BG) and provides full range of solutions in the transfer of knowledge area: technical training (information security, ITIL, Microsoft, Cisco, IBM etc.), training on integrated business systems, office applications (Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint etc.) and business skills. The company offers the full range of official training delivery methods (Instructor-led classroom training, on-site training, mentored training and e-learning) according to the latest technologies by Microsoft, Cisco, IBM and so on.

New Horizons Bulgaria is a certified partner of leading global companies in the field of information technologies, amidst Microsoft (Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions, Information Worker Solutions and Security Solutions), Cisco (Cisco Learning Partner Associate), The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, EC-Council (EC-Council Authorized Training Center), IBM (IBM Authorized Training Provider), Pearson VUE (Pearson Vue Authorized Testing Center), Prometric (Authorized Prometric Testing Center), and others.

ABOUT EC-COUNCIL
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in cybersecurity and e-commerce. It is the owner and developer of 20 security certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and Certified Security Analyst /Licensed Penetration Tester (ECSA/LPT) certification. EC-Council has trained over 90,000 security professionals and certified more than 40,000 members. Its certification programs are offered by over 450 training centers across 84 countries. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense via DoD 8570.01-M, the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). EC-Council also operates EC-Council University and the global series of Hacker Halted information security conferences. The global organization is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More information about EC-Council is available at www.eccouncil.org.


IT Security Breaches Reinforces the Need for Advanced Security Training

Training is a minuscule investment, compared to potentially massive financial loss and irreparable damage to a company’s reputation. For training to be effective, it’s going to have to train security personnel how to think like a malicious hacker, in order to stop them.

The list of recently compromised companies just keeps growing, with names like Sony, Lockheed Martin, RSA Security, Citigroup, IMF, the Senate, and most recently, SEGA with 1.3 million users potentially being affected. There seems no end of the storm in sight. As technology evolves, there will be more features and complexity, which may lead to more vulnerabilities being exposed for perpetrators to exploit.

“If companies ever needed justification for investing more in advanced and technical security training, then the onslaught of attacks we’ve seen over the past couple of months are it,” said Jay Bavisi, president and co-founder of EC-Council, creator of the Department of Defense Directive 8570-approved Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program. “Today’s attackers are clever enough to launch sophisticated attacks, but if there’s a simple, common vulnerability to exploit, they’ll be on it. Security professionals must be able to match them, step for step, by staying abreast of all attack methodologies, from the everyday, routine attacks to the specific, complex attacks.”

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