EC-Council Appoints Woosuk University to Empower Students with Cybersecurity Certifications in South Korea

South Korea, December 18, 2023EC-Council, the inventor of Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) and a global leader in cybersecurity training and certifications, has designated Woosuk University as an Academic Partner in South Korea. This collaboration seeks to foster an environment for students to cultivate their expertise in cybersecurity, molding them into top-notch cybersecurity professionals in the nation. To fortify cybersecurity education, EC-Council has successfully onboarded over 2000 academic partners globally into its program to equip students with hands-on cybersecurity training.

Through the usage of technology, South Korea has emerged as a major economic force. However, with technological advancements come the risks associated with its security. With the increasing rate of cyberattacks, the demand for cybersecurity experts is greater than ever. SPER Market Research projects that the South Korean cybersecurity market is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 15.23% to reach USD 15.64 billion by 2033.

“Together with Woosuk University, we have the opportunity to enhance cybersecurity awareness when it is most crucial. Beyond just imparting knowledge, our aim is to empower students at Woosuk University by strengthening the development of the next generation of cybersecurity experts. We are combining our efforts to strengthen digital defenses, enabling individuals to navigate the complexities of the cybersecurity domain and ensuring a secure future for all—individuals, industries, and communities”, said Jay Bavisi, President & CEO, EC-Council Group.

Woosuk University will integrate EC-Council’s distinguished certification programs, including Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) and Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI), into its curriculum. These globally recognized certifications will empower individuals with practical knowledge, making them adept at countering cyber threats and cultivating an environment of cyber resilience in the nation.

Despite being a technology powerhouse, South Korea faces a shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals. The collaboration between EC-Council and Woosuk University aims to address this gap by providing specialized training aligned with industry demands.

About Woosuk University:

Woosuk University, located in South Korea, is a renowned institution that provides high-quality education and fosters innovation. With a commitment to excellence, Woosuk University offers a diverse range of academic programs and is recognized for its cutting-edge research initiatives. The university prides itself on preparing students for the challenges of the modern workforce, ensuring they are well-equipped with the knowledge and skills required to thrive in their respective fields.

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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 cyber security professionals need to keep corporations, government agencies, and others who employ them safe from attack. 

Best known for its Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) 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 cyber security 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 140 nations, EC-Council is the gold standard in cyber security 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.  

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