EC-Council, the world’s largest cybersecurity training and certification body is inviting those who are class apart and have gained the wisdom and knowledge in the field of cybersecurity to work with us as Subject Matter Experts.

What is a Subject Matter Expert (SME)

EC-Council is known for its best in the class training and examinations in the field of cybersecurity. If you are the one who has conducted complex pen testing assignments, certified by a renowned cybersecurity training and cert body and skilled to create guidelines and assessment for EC-Council then you qualify to be in this group of experts.

An SME is responsible for providing feedback on training content, creating questions/items or beta testing assessments under the direction and guidance provided by EC-Council, You would be officially signing an agreement and your name will be displayed on our website amongst the best from the field.

Should this opportunity interest you, fill up the form below and one of our coordinators will get in touch with you.
You can also write to [email protected] for more information

SME Application Form

The Certified EC-Council Instructor (C|EI) program is designed for individuals who would like to deliver EC-Council’s suite of professional certification programs. The C|EI program provides resources for individuals to become industry-recognized trainers specializing in the field of information security. All of EC-Council instructor-led training is a combination of lectures, technical demonstrations, and hands-on labs. Certified EC-Council Instructors are required to be technically proficient with good instructional skills. The instructor must maintain a high standard of professionalism and teaching preparedness.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we are happy to invite all full time professionals so that your expertise and experience can add more value to your contribution.

No, as an SME you can share the time you will be able to put in per week. We are open to any time you may allot to share your expertise with us.

There are no restrictions in place for our SMEs towards being or involved with other certification bodies while contributing as an SME with EC-Council as long as they understand and comply toward the NDA signed with EC-Council.

Yes as an expert you can be involved in multiple activities with EC-Council should your schedule permit.

You will need to submit your recent resume along with the signed agreement copy provided by EC – Council to get started.

No EC-Council does not request for any sensitive documents.

Upon receiving your recent resume along with the signed agreement copy provided by EC–Council, EC-Council coordinators will get back to you within 5 working days.

No, it is not mandatory to hold an EC-Council certification to qualify as an SME, your area of expertise and years of experience in the information security is the only element we will be focusing on.

Yes, there may be monetary benefits assigned for specific exercises and contributions should you be eligible for it. All these details will be provided as part of your agreement.

Yes, EC-Council respects your contribution even it lasts for a small period of time, an email to the coordinator conveying your wish to exit the group is all that is required.

Yes , You can list your contribution as an “SME” on your LinkedIn/ social media profile, however you are not permitted to give out any other details of the project in order to comply with the signed NDA terms which are a part of your agreement.

No, all communication will be only limited to online mediums such as WebEx, GoToMeeting, Google Hangouts.

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