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EC-Council’s Official Product Guide

Quality Cyber Skills Development is our Goal

Advancing your career through Cyber Security Certifications or enhancing your business by adding quality training and certification programs, or education programs is a safe bet with EC-Council. EC-Council is one of the most recognized global brands in Cyber Security training, education, and certification.

Considering pursuing a certification with EC-Council

For over 15 years, EC-Council has provided quality training and certification programs through a large network of official partners, serving over 500,000 InfoSec professionals in over 140 countries, through a growing number a great companies, partners and government organizations. Our partner network has grown to over 2,000 official partners in both the commercial training and academic spaces.

Through EC-Councils partnership process, we impose minimum standards across the use of official curriculum, official EC-Council labs, ensuring an engaging, hands-on learning experience for every student, as well as a certified Instructor Program to ensure those you trust to teach are also qualified and credentialed to do so.

How to find training and attempt certification

EC-Council programs are offered through a variety of official channels to serve different learning styles.

Self-Paced Online Programs

These programs designed for the busy professional or the independent learner are available through our eLearning division, EC-Council iClass. EC-Council works with our top Certified Instructors through our own Production Studio to create truly engaging, high quality self paced education programs. Most of our Self-Paced Online Programs include comprehensive video lectures taking you through and entire training program at your own pace with best of class technology. We offer 24×7 Lab access through our iLabs division where each student receives their own private access to our datacenter with predesigned targets, attacker machines, tool sets, and scenarios. We have embedded all technologies into our eLearning platform including our Official Courseware in electronic format with an option to upgrade to print if you prefer. All iClass programs include Instruction, Official Courseware, Official Labs, and Examination Vouchers. The iClass business line referred to as iLearn is by far, the most flexible, inexpensive, and highly effective way to pursue training and certification if self-paced learning meets your learning style, needs and budget. Visit: https://iclass.eccouncil.org for more information.

In-Person Training through our Authorized Training Centers

Not the Self-Paced kind of learner? No problem, we’ve got you covered with a network of nearly 900 Authorized Training Centers around the globe. Serving nearly 140 Countries and most major cities, EC-Council has the most robust network of Authorized Training Centers in the Cyber Security Training industry. When you pursue training through one of our Authorized Training Centers (ATC’s) you know you are working with a partner that is directly managed through EC-Councils own Partner enablement teams. ATC’s must abide by strict guidelines in the delivery of EC-Council programs. As a student, here is what you can expect when you attend training at an ATC:

Each student will receive:

  • Training from an ACTIVE EC-Council Certified Instructor (CEI)
  • 1 Unopened Printed Official Courseware for the respective Course -or- 1 license for EC-Council Official e-courseware
  • Access to EC-Council Official Labs (Either through iLabs, or Partner maintained at their facility)
  • Access to Discounted Exam Vouchers (Possibly included with training purchase)
  • If ATC participates as a testing center(ETC), Certification Testing may be administered with a local Proctor

EC-Council provides a “find training” app on our website where Official Authorized partners can list their classes here: https://aspen.eccouncil.org/TrainingClass.aspx

How can I tell if the training center I am working with is an EC-Council Official Partner or an Authorized Training Center ATC?

EC-Council Authorized Training Centers are required to publish the official ATC Logo on their website. If you do not see the following logo on your training centers website, chances are you are not working with an Authorized Training Center. If in doubt, you can always write to use at [email protected] and we will be happy to validate the authenticity of a partner.

Live Online programs led by top Certified EC-Council Instructors

Looking for Online Instructor Led Training, EC-Council’s iClass division provides iWeek, a completely online, instructor led program, schedules typically run Monday through Friday, each course includes Training from a top Certified EC-Council instructor with Distance Education experience, Official Courseware, Official Labs, & Certification Voucher. Schedules are available year round through https://iclass.eccouncil.org

Private Group Training for companies and groups

If you are looking for private training for a group of individuals, or looking to customize any of our training packages to meet the specific needs of your organization, EC-Council works with a large network of partners and Top Rated CEI’s to bring you the best-of-breed private group training available. Due to customization options, included items may vary but typically Private training will be delivered by top rated CEI’s and include Official Courseware, Labs, and Examination Vouchers.

Self Study/ Courseware Only

Ready to challenge the Exam after just reading through our official courseware? This option allows you to purchase courseware direct without the requirement to go through an Authorized Training Center or buy an Official EC-Council Training Program. Self Study Kits typically require candidates to also go through an eligibility process to challenge our certification exam. Self Study Courseware can be found here: https://iclass.eccouncil.org/store/ Eligibility criteria can be found at https://cert.eccouncil.org

Academic Programs

EC-Council through its own EC-Council Academia line provides a series of Academic publications that are used by thousands of for-credit and not-for-credit education programs around the globe. Serving nearly 100,000 computer science, criminal justice, cyber security, and forensics students and future leaders EC-Council Academia is proud to be a top choice content provider and education program partner to leading schools around the globe. School Districts and their resident schools, Colleges, Community Colleges, Universities, and Online Continuing Education Programs partner with EC-Council to create education programs that contain stackable credentials earning industry certification and college credits counting toward degrees. More information can be found at https://www.eccouncil.org/academia

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