EC-Council Raises Critical Information Security Awareness and Support at Microsoft’s MCT Summit 2011

EC-Council Raises Critical Information Security Awareness and Support at Microsoft’s MCT Summit 2011
August 5, 2011 EC-Council

Stockholm, July 29, 2011 – In an effort to share with the Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) community on the enormity of cyber security threats and how to counter the impending dangers, EC-Council supported the recent MCT Summit 2011 that was held from June 28th , 2011 to July 1st, 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden.

More than 100 of the crème de la crème from the MCT community gathered for four days of conference and workshops in the capital of Scandinavia, Stockholm.

EC-Council sponsored all participating MCTs with its newly released Certified Ethical Hacker and Countermeasures (C|EH) version 7 courseware and exam vouchers. The announcement was made by the Summit’s Chair, Mr. Daniel Sörlöv during the event’s welcome dinner.

According to Daniel, “The EC-Council program provides vendor neutral training in a very important area, security, to the market. By having EC-Council sponsoring our event, it allows our MCT community to have access to the world-leading ethical hacking program, the CEHv7, which will certainly fortify their security knowledge and skills. We greatly appreciate EC-Council’s support.”

Sean Lim, Vice President of EC-Council, added “MCT Summit Stockholm has given EC-Council a very warm welcome and we look forward to continue bringing the latest IT Security education here and to the rest of MCT Summit series. These MCTs with their newfound knowledge of information security will be a boon to their trainees globally as they will be spreading the security mandate and know-how while delivering Microsoft’s pervasive technologies globally”.

ABOUT EC-COUNCIL

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in cyber security and e-commerce. It is the owner and developer of 20 security certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and Certified Security Analyst /Licensed Penetration Tester (ECSA/LPT). EC-Council has trained over 90,000 security professionals and certified more than 40,000 members.

EC-Council’s certification programs are offered by over 450 training centers across 87 countries. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense via DoD 8570.01-M, the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). EC-Council also operates EC-Council University and the global series of Hacker Halted information security conferences. The global organization is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More information about EC-Council is available at www.eccouncil.org.

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