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The UK’s leading edtech firm, e-Careers Limited, has formed an exclusive partnership with EC Council to deliver Cyber Security training to professionals nationwide.
Having trained over 200,000 information security professionals globally –including representatives from the US Army, FBI, Microsoft and the United Nations – EC-Council is the world leader in cyber security education, offering certifications in ethical hacking, security analysis and network defence.
In an exclusive partnership, e-Careers is now the only authorised partner across the UK and Ireland to deliver the complete range of online EC Council Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking accreditations, including its world-famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) programmes.
Jazz Gandhum, CEO of e-Careers, confirmed “Cyber Security is an advancing threat to businesses and organisations globally, where the recent ‘WannaCry’ and ‘Petya’ cyber-attacks penetrated businesses, banks, airports, government departments and health Services across multiple locations worldwide, not forgetting the UK’s very own National Health Service.”
“This increasing threat has resulted in a growing demand for cyber security professionals, with recent reports revealing the number of roles advertised in the UK is at the third highest worldwide. Considering this advancing skills gap, e-Careers is delighted to bring all EC-Council online courses to the UK, and will be working hard to help increase cyber security skillsets, knowledge and understanding.”
Taken over by Jazz Gandhum in 2011, e-Careers is one of the UK’s leading edtech firms, providing access to over 600 courses across a range of industry sectors through its unique, innovative e-learning platform.
Having educated more than 400,000 individuals over the past six years alone, the innovative firm has formed partnerships with over 75 key organisations, including awarding bodies, colleges and private establishments to make education affordable and accessible to the masses.
Jay Bavisi, CEO, EC-Council Group and Chairman of the Board, EC-Council University, added: “We are delighted to have formed this new partnership with e-Careers and the opportunity this now presents for professionals across the UK. Everyday cyber security threats grow with professional hackers advancing knowledge and digital inroads at an exponential and alarming rate.”
“The only way to combat cyber security threats is through knowledge and education, and thanks to our new partnership with e-Careers we are confident more and more professionals will be able to quell this risk, making the digital world a safer, stronger place.”
All EC Council courses offered through e-Careers’ innovative e-learning platform are accessible online, making Cyber Security training both convenient and cost-effective.
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About e-Careers Limited
Founded in 2002 and directed by Jazz Gandhum from 2011, e-Careers prides itself on harnessing the power of technology and the internet to deliver education to the masses.
Having trained over 400,000 students worldwide over the past 5 years alone, e-Careers is fast becoming a UK market leader in the development and delivery of online education.
Boasting no limitation on the range of programmes and subject areas offered, e-Careers is proud to provide a huge range of accredited and endorsed, together with non-accredited upskill programmes at an affordable cost to benefit all.
About EC Council
EC-Council has been the world’s leading information security certification body since the launch of their flagship program, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), which created the ethical hacking industry in 2002. Since the launch of CEH, EC-Council has added industry-leading programs to their portfolio to cover all aspects of information security including EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO), among others. EC-Council Foundation, the non-profit branch of EC-Council, created Global CyberLympics, the world’s first global hacking competition. EC-Council Foundation also hosts a suite of conferences across the US and around the world including Hacker Halted, Global CISO Forum, TakeDownCon, and CISO Summit.
For more information about EC-Council, please see http://www.eccouncil.org.