ECSA FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
You do not need to be certified with CEH in order enroll for ECSA course. However, CEH is strongly recommended. If you do not have core ethical hacking skills, this course is not for you.
Please note that upon activation of your ECSA Dashboard, your ilabs Access timer will commence and the access will terminate within 30 days thereon. As such, you will have 30 days from thereon to complete your penetration testing activities on the EC-Council iLabs Cyber Range.
You must submit your final report on the ASPEN portal within 60 days of the activation of your ECSA Dashboard and ONLY if your report is approved, will you be issued with an exam voucher code (with the validity period of one year from the date of release) to allow you to attempt the final ECSA multiple choice exam.
You must challenge the exam within 3 months from the date you receive your exam voucher.
To activate your ECSA Practical Range, you will need to login to iLabs and access the ECSA Practical course assignment.
Click HERE to register an account: (In the event you already have an iLabs account; you are still required to register a new account in order to activate your ECSA Cyber Range)
Once you have created an iLabs account, you will need to redeem your iLabs access code under the “My Training” tab in iLabs after logging in. Your iLabs access code will be sent to your registered email id upon activation of the ECSA dashboard, The iLabs access is valid for 30 days upon activation.
Step 1: Visit: https://aspen.eccouncil.org.
Step 2: Click Register and fill out the registration form. Click Register button.
Step 3: Using the email you provided in step 2, follow the instructions in the auto-generated email to activate your EC-Council Aspen Portal account.
Step 1: Login to your Aspen account
Step 2: Click on ECSA v9 Dashboard
Step 3: Click on Submit Assignment
Step 4: Upload your report and click Submit
A notification will appear on the screen that your report has been successfully submitted. The same notification will be sent by Aspen to your email.
EC-Council decision will be sent out within 7 working days from the date of report submission.
You have 60 days from the activation of your ECSA Dashboard to complete and submit your penetration testing report. As for the multiple choice exam, you have 90 days from the date your report is approved to complete the multiple choice exam.
You can resubmit another report by purchasing the retake package (consists of a 60 day report submission access and/or iLabs access (60 days) – depending on the package).