EC-Council and CISO Consultancy Establish Strategic Partnership to Transform Cybersecurity Education in the Middle East 

Dubai, UAE, April 2, 2024: EC-Council, a global leader in cybersecurity education and training and inventor of the Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), and CISO Consultancy, a distributor of technology and supply chain services based in Dubai, UAE, announce a strategic partnership to address the escalating demand for skilled professionals and contribute to fortifying the global digital landscape.

The partnership aims to enhance cybersecurity expertise in the Middle East by offering bespoke solutions, ensuring universal accessibility, and cultivating the progression of the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. By integrating EC-Council’s advanced cybersecurity education with the extensive global network of CISO Consultancy, the partnership endeavors to provide professionals and organizations with the essential skills and knowledge required to adeptly navigate the evolving digital landscape.

Key Highlights:

  • Advanced Training Programs: EC-Council’s acclaimed courses, including Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Certified Network Defender (C|ND), and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA), will be integrated into CISO Consultancy’s extensive network. This initiative ensures global access to top-tier cybersecurity education.
  • Customized Learning Solutions: Recognizing the diverse needs across sectors, the partnership will develop tailored programs. These initiatives empower organizations with the latest cybersecurity acumen and tools, enabling them to navigate the dynamic digital terrain adeptly.
  • Global Reach and Access: Capitalizing on CISO Consultancy’s worldwide presence, EC-Council’s certification programs will be introduced to new markets and audiences. This strategic initiative aims to democratize cybersecurity education and strengthen wider accessibility on a global scale.

“EC-Council remains steadfast in delivering premier cybersecurity education and certification globally. Our partnership with CISO Consultancy signifies a substantial step towards this objective. Together, our dedication is centered on strengthening the digital realm and empowering individuals and organizations with essential skills and knowledge,” said Jay Bavisi, President & CEO, EC-Council Group.

Mr. Mohammad Al. Khamal, CEO of CISO Consultancy, emphasized, “The collaboration between CISO Consultancy and EC-Council determines a shared commitment to excellence in cybersecurity education. This partnership is poised to empower professionals across the Middle East with the skills and knowledge needed to adeptly navigate the ever-evolving landscape of digital security.”

Through the harmonious integration of EC-Council’s advanced cybersecurity education and CISO Consultancy’s vast global outreach, this partnership is set to seamlessly combine state-of-the-art training programs. In addition to offering exceptional training and certification initiatives, the collaboration will prioritize tailor-made solutions, ensuring inclusivity across the board and nurturing the next wave of cybersecurity experts.


EC-Council invented the Certified Ethical Hacker. Founded in 2001 in response to 9/11, EC-Council’s mission is to provide the training and certifications apprentice and experienced cybersecurity professionals need to keep corporations, government agencies and others who employ them safe from attack.

Best known for its Certified Ethical Hacker program, EC-Council today offers 200 different pieces of training, certificates, and degrees in everything from Computer Forensic Investigation and Security Analysis to Threat Intelligence and Information Security. An ISO/IEC 17024 Accredited Organization recognized under the U.S. Defense Department Directive 8140/8570 and many other authoritative cybersecurity bodies worldwide, the company has certified over 350,000 professionals across the globe. Trusted by seven of the Fortune 10, half of the Fortune 100, and the intelligence communities of 150 nations, EC-Council is the gold standard in cybersecurity education and certification.

A truly global organization with a driving belief in bringing diversity, equity, and inclusion to the modern cybersecurity workforce, EC-Council maintains 11 offices in the US, the UK, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. The company can be reached online at

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About CISO Consultancy

CISO Consultancy is a consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach, and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Our consulting solutions span critical business problems in cybersecurity, technology, business process, analytics, risk, compliance, transactions, and internal audit. In addition to that, CISO Consultancy provides massive training in cybersecurity, risk management, and business continuity.
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