EC-Council Announces Partnership with CyberXE to Offer Cybersecurity and Professional Development Skills Training to High School Students

Tampa, Florida, February 15, 2023– EC-Council, the global leader in cybersecurity education and certification, is proud to announce its partnership with CyberXE, a cybersecurity and professional development skills training program for underrepresented BIPOC high school students. The partnership is aimed at offering industry-recognized certifications to high school students, simultaneously while in school to increase their school matriculation and professional experience.

CyberXE’s mission is to bridge the economic wealth and talent gap by developing skills that are not disposable in the age of information technology and digitalization. Since its launch, CyberXE has successfully placed students at Fortune 500 companies, including but not limited to Nordstrom, Microsoft, Ernst & Young, and more.

As a new Accredited Training Center (ATC) of the EC-Council, CyberXE is excited to offer its academic partners an opportunity for their students to get industry-recognized certifications while in school. The certification programs will include the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration Testing (Practical) and more.

“We are excited to partner with CyberXE to provide cybersecurity and professional development skills training to underrepresented BIPOC high school students,” said Jay Bavisi, CEO of EC-Council. “Together, we will empower the next generation of cybersecurity professionals and bridge the talent gap in the industry.”

The partnership will benefit high school students who are looking to enhance their cybersecurity knowledge and skills while preparing for their future careers. CyberXE and EC-Council aim to offer cutting-edge training and certification programs that will help students stand out in the job market and secure their digital assets.

About EC-Council

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 trainings, 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 US Defense Department Directive 8140/8570 and many other authoritative cybersecurity bodies worldwide, the company has certified 10,000 professionals across the globe. Trusted by seven of the Fortune 10, half of the Fortune 100, and the intelligence communities of 140 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 Learn more at Follow EC-Council on LinkedIn and Twitter Mail to: [email protected]
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