Albuquerque January 1, 2010 – Premier US Naval (and other arms of the United States Department of Defense, DoD) academic institution adopts EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker certification to continue in their mission to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs that increases the combat effectiveness of the United States and Allied Forces.
“We are proud to welcome the Naval Post Graduate School to our family of EC-Council Authorized Academic Training centers. NPS joins other current US military training groups such as the Air Force Information Operations Center (AFIOC) and the 262 Warfare Squadron in delivering the Certified Ethical Hacker training curriculum,” said Eric Lopez, Director of Education for EC Council. Mr. Lopez also said, “We believe that the NPS will be instrumental in helping US government agencies close the skills gap required to assure that they stay ahead of the hackers.”
“The Naval Postgraduate School is honored to partner with EC-Council. The NPS mission of education, communication, and providing internationally accredited professional standards was integral in our decision to utilize their curriculum and certifications,” said Scott Cote, NPS Senior Lecturer/Computer Science Dept.
Mr. Cote also went on to say, “Now, more than ever, the Department of Defense must remain vigilant in the cyber arena and our partnership with EC-Council enables us to educate our military leaders in today’s cyber threats; teaching them the methodologies, motives, and means hackers and cyber terrorists may use against us. With their assistance, we stand more ready today than ever before to protect our nation’s cyber infrastructures.
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. EC Council is the owner and developer of the world-famous E-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration Tester (LPT) programs, and various others offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Network Security Administrator (ENSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) certification program for meeting the 4011, 4012, 4013A, 4014, 4015 and 4016 training standards for information security professionals. For more information about EC-Council, please visit https://www.eccouncil.org
About the Naval Post Graduate School (NPS)
The Naval Postgraduate School is an academic institution whose emphasis is on study and research programs relevant to the Navy’s interests, as well as to the interests of other arms of the Department of Defense. The programs are designed to accommodate the unique requirements of the military.
Nearly 1,500 students attend the Naval Postgraduate School. The student body consists of officers from the five U.S. uniformed services, officers from approximately 30 other countries and a small number of civilian employees. Selection of officers for fully funded graduate education is based upon outstanding professional performance as an officer, promotion potential and a strong academic background.
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