EC-Council, World Leader in Cybersecurity Education, Unveils New Entry-Level Cybersecurity Technician Certification

The C|CT is the industry’s only entry-level cybersecurity program with 85 labs. The program is engineered to develop hands-on technical skills in IT and cybersecurity.

MARCH 29, 2022, TAMPA, FLORIDA : EC-Council, creator of the Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), has launched the Certified Cybersecurity Technician (C|CT). This entry-level certification program sets a new standard for cybersecurity learning in the areas of ethical hacking, network defense, digital forensics, and security operations. The C|CT course was developed to equip learners with the necessary resources and skills to secure a solid footing in cybersecurity and address the global demand for trained cybersecurity personnel.

Cybersecurity careers are in high demand, and organizations are in need of qualified personnel who enjoy fast-paced environments and solving challenging problems. The demand for cybersecurity personnel is increasing as digital transformation and technology become more integrated into people’s daily lives.

“Globally, there is an undeniable shortage of a competent cybersecurity workforce. EC-Council hopes to help in the advancement of the cybersecurity industry with the launch of the C|CT program as it helps the development of credible, entry-level cybersecurity skills that are most needed in the industry,” says Jay Bavisi, President and CEO of EC-Council. “Our goal is to help equip IT and security professionals for a wide range of cybersecurity roles. We are proud to announce the debut of the industry’s only entry-level cybersecurity program with a focus on building hands-on skills, as evidenced by the 85 labs in the program. Through the C|CT certification, we hope to provide aspiring professionals with a platform to develop their talent across several areas, including ethical hacking and network defense.”

With its live cyber range exercises and extensive coverage of cybersecurity domains, the C|CT stands apart from other entry-level cybersecurity programs. The C|CT program is ideal for individuals who want to kickstart their careers in cybersecurity as well as IT professionals looking to enhance their skills and switch to a security-focused role.

About EC-Council

EC-Council’s core mission is to help organizations, educators, governments, and individuals address global workforce problems by developing and curating world-class cybersecurity education programs and certifications while providing cybersecurity services to some of the largest businesses around the world. EC-Council is trusted by seven of the Fortune 10, 47 of the Fortune 100, the Department of Defense, global intelligence communities, NATO, and more than 2,000 of the best universities, colleges, and training companies. EC-Council’s programs are available in more than 140 countries and set the bar in cybersecurity education.

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