EC-Council, or the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, is the world’s largest cyber security technical certification body. EC-Council has certified over 200,000 information security professionals globally that have influenced the cyber security mindset of countless organizations worldwide. Certiport has partnered with EC-Council to offer two cybersecurity certifications covering a "Red Team", offensive, and "Blue Team", defensive, approaches, which are the following:
The Ethical Hacking Associate (E|HA) certification demonstrates an individual’s knowledge in information security and network security, including the tools and methodologies of a malicious hacker, but in a lawful and legitimate manner. This credential certifies individuals at an entry-level of network security discipline of ethical hacking from a vendor-neutral perspective.
The purpose of the Ethical Hacking Associate credential is to establish and govern minimum standards for credentialing entry-level information security specialists in ethical hacking measures, inform the public that credentialed individuals meet or exceed the minimum standards, and reinforce ethical hacking as a unique and self-regulating profession.
The Cyber Forensics Associate(C|FA) certification demonstrates an individual’s knowledge on how to detect hacking attacks and properly extract evidences to report the crime and conduct audits to prevent future attacks. Individuals who learn the principles of digital forensics can become invaluable members of incident handling and incident response teams.
The purpose of the Cyber Forensics Associate credential is to validate the candidate’s skills to identify an intruder’s footprints and to properly gather the necessary evidence to prosecute in the court of law.