Why You Should Become a Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)

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World’s No.1 Ethical Hacking Certification

Why You Should Become a Certified Ethical
Hacker (C|EH) from EC-Council?

  • Learn from EC-Council, a pioneering leader in cybersecurity education since 2003
  • Master ethical hacking with an industry-renowned program
  • Attain an in-demand certification:
  • ANSI and ISO/IEC 17024 accredited
  • Recommended by top government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Defense under Directives 8570 and 8140
  • Used by seven of the Fortune 10 and 47 of the Fortune 100
  • Become eligible for over 20 job roles in cybersecurity

Become an Ethical Hacker

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What You’ll Learn

Module 01: Introduction to Ethical Hacking 

Cover the fundamentals of key issues in the information security world, including the basics of ethical hacking, information security controls, relevant laws, and standard procedures.

Module 02: Footprinting and Reconnaissance 

Learn how to use the latest techniques and tools to perform footprinting and reconnaissance, a critical pre-attack phase of the ethical hacking process.

Module 03: Scanning Networks 

Learn different network scanning techniques and countermeasures.

Module 04: Enumeration 

Learn various enumeration techniques, such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Network File Sharing (NFS) exploits, and associated countermeasures.

Module 05: Vulnerability Analysis 

Learn how to identify security loopholes in a target organization’s network, communication infrastructure, and end systems.

Module 06: System Hacking 

Learn about the various system hacking methodologies—including steganography, steganalysis attacks, and covering tracks—used to discover system and network vulnerabilities.

Module 07: Malware Threats 

Get an introduction to the different types of malware, such as Trojans, viruses, and worms, as well as system auditing for malware attacks, malware analysis, and countermeasures.

Module 08: Sniffing 

Learn about packet-sniffing techniques and how to use them to discover network vulnerabilities, as well as countermeasures to defend against sniffing attacks.

Module 09: Social Engineering 

Learn social engineering concepts and techniques, including how to identify theft attempts, audit human-level vulnerabilities, and suggest social engineering countermeasures.

Module 10: Denial of Service 

Learn about different Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed DoS (DDoS) attack techniques, as well as the tools used to audit a target and devise DoS and DDoS countermeasures and protections.

Module 11: Session Hijacking 

Understand the various session hijacking techniques used to discover network-level session management, authentication, authorization, and cryptographic weaknesses and associated countermeasures.

Module 12: Evading Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, and Honeypots 

Get introduced to firewall, intrusion detection system, and honeypot evasion techniques; the tools used to audit a network perimeter for weaknesses; and countermeasures

Module 13: Hacking Web Servers 

Learn about web server attacks, including a comprehensive attack methodology used to audit vulnerabilities in web server infrastructures and countermeasures.

Module 14: Hacking Web Applications 

Learn about web application attacks, including a comprehensive web application hacking methodology used to audit vulnerabilities in web applications and countermeasures.

Module 15: SQL Injection 

Learn about SQL injection attack techniques, injection detection tools, and countermeasures to detect and defend against SQL injection attempts.

Module 16: Hacking Wireless Networks 

Learn about wireless encryption, wireless hacking methodologies and tools, and Wi-Fi security tools.

Module 17: Hacking Mobile Platforms 

Learn about mobile platform attack vectors, Android vulnerability exploits, and mobile security guidelines and tools.

Module 18: Internet of Things and Operational Technology Hacking 

Learn how to secure and defend Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) devices and possible threats to IoT and OT platforms.

Module 19: Cloud Computing 

Learn different cloud computing concepts, such as container technologies and serverless computing, various cloud-based threats and attacks, and cloud security techniques and tools.

Module 20: Cryptography 

In the final module, learn about cryptography and ciphers, public-key infrastructure, cryptography attacks, and cryptanalysis tools.

What You’ll Learn

Module 01: Introduction to Ethical Hacking

Module 01: Introduction to Ethical Hacking

Cover the fundamentals of key issues in the information security world, including the basics of ethical hacking, information security controls, relevant laws, and standard procedures.

Module 02: Footprinting and Reconnaissance

Module 02: Footprinting and Reconnaissance

Learn how to use the latest techniques and tools to perform footprinting and reconnaissance, a critical pre-attack phase of the ethical hacking process.

Module 03: Scanning Networks

Module 03: Scanning Networks

Learn different network scanning techniques and countermeasures.

Module 04: Enumeration

Module 04: Enumeration

Learn various enumeration techniques, such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Network File Sharing (NFS) exploits, and associated countermeasures.

Module 05: Vulnerability Analysis

Module 05: Vulnerability Analysis

Learn how to identify security loopholes in a target organization’s network, communication infrastructure, and end systems.

Module 06: System Hacking

Module 06: System Hacking

Learn about the various system hacking methodologies—including steganography, steganalysis attacks, and covering tracks—used to discover system and network vulnerabilities.

Module 07: Malware Threats

Module 07: Malware Threats

Get an introduction to the different types of malware, such as Trojans, viruses, and worms, as well as system auditing for malware attacks, malware analysis, and countermeasures.

Module 08: Sniffing

Module 08: Sniffing

Learn about packet-sniffing techniques and how to use them to discover network vulnerabilities, as well as countermeasures to defend against sniffing attacks.

Module 09: Social Engineering

Module 09: Social Engineering

Learn social engineering concepts and techniques, including how to identify theft attempts, audit human-level vulnerabilities, and suggest social engineering countermeasures.

Module 10: Denial of Service

Module 10: Denial of Service

Learn about different Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed DoS (DDoS) attack techniques, as well as the tools used to audit a target and devise DoS and DDoS countermeasures and protections.

Module 11: Session Hijacking

Module 11: Session Hijacking

Understand the various session hijacking techniques used to discover network-level session management, authentication, authorization, and cryptographic weaknesses and associated countermeasures.

Module 12: Evading Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, and Honeypots

Module 12: Evading Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, and Honeypots

Get introduced to firewall, intrusion detection system, and honeypot evasion techniques; the tools used to audit a network perimeter for weaknesses; and countermeasures.

Module 13: Hacking Web Servers

Module 13: Hacking Web Servers

Learn about web server attacks, including a comprehensive attack methodology used to audit vulnerabilities in web server infrastructures and countermeasures.

Module 14: Hacking Web Applications

Module 14: Hacking Web Applications

Learn about web application attacks, including a comprehensive web application hacking methodology used to audit vulnerabilities in web applications and countermeasures.

Module 15: SQL Injection

Module 15: SQL Injection

Learn about SQL injection attack techniques, injection detection tools, and countermeasures to detect and defend against SQL injection attempts.

Module 16: Hacking Wireless Networks

Module 16: Hacking Wireless Networks

Learn about wireless encryption, wireless hacking methodologies and tools, and Wi-Fi security tools.

Module 17: Hacking Mobile Platforms

Module 17: Hacking Mobile Platforms

Learn about mobile platform attack vectors, Android vulnerability exploits, and mobile security guidelines and tools.

Module 18: Internet of Things and Operational Technology Hacking

Module 18: Internet of Things and Operational Technology Hacking

Learn how to secure and defend Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) devices and possible threats to IoT and OT platforms.

Module 19: Cloud Computing

Module 19: Cloud Computing

Learn different cloud computing concepts, such as container technologies and serverless computing, various cloud-based threats and attacks, and cloud security techniques and tools.

Module 20: Cryptography

Module 20: Cryptography

In the final module, learn about cryptography and ciphers, public-key infrastructure, cryptography attacks, and cryptanalysis tools.

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Online self-placed mode-of-learning.

Instructor-led training

Enrich your knowledge with instructor-led, self-paced online training designed to hone your ethical hacking skills. Gain access to over 140 Hands-On labs that closely mimic real-world scenarios to give you the experience of handling an actual cyberattack.

Highlights of the C|EH v11 Program

What Sets the C|EH Apart?

  • Mapped to NICE 2.0 framework
  • Extensive attention to emerging attack vectors
  • Coverage of the latest exploit technologies
  • Hands-on hacking challenges
  • Modern case studies and analysis of current events
  • Enhanced focus on malware analysis
  • Live cyber range (no simulations!)
  • Greater focus on cloud and IoT hacking
  • Resources covering thousands of hacking techniques, tricks, and tools

Skills Learned in CEH v11 for Industry Job Roles

Certified Ethical Hacker v11 (CEH v11)

Common Job Roles For CEH

Common Job Roles For Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
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Jobs Available

11000+ for CEH on LinkedIn alone

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Average Salary

$93,000 in the U.S.

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Different Job Roles

With CEH, you are eligible for 20+ cybersecurity job roles

penetration testing jobs available 

Job Market

Over 3 million unfilled cybersecurity positions in 2021

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Average Salary

USD 96,000 per year in the United States

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