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EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)



The EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) program is designed primarily for students of academic institutions. It covers the fundamental basics of information security, computer forensics and network security. The program will give a holistic overview of the key components of information security. Students who complete the ECSS program, will be equipped with the adequate foundation knowledge, and should be able to progress onto the next level.


Key Features in ECSS

  • Comprehensive course that deals with three main areas of Information Security: Network Security, Ethical Hacking, Computer Forensics
  • Updated and well organized information on advanced concepts in network security, advanced concepts of computer forensics, and security basics related to risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with information systems and technology
  • Well organized DVD-ROM containing tools, whitepapers, and reference material on various security concepts


Get the Knowledge on

  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Secure Network Protocols
  • Authentication
  • Network Attacks
  • Introduction to Intrusion Detection System
  • Introduction to Firewalls
  • Bastion Hosts and DMZ
  • Proxy Servers
  • Virtual Private Network
  • Introduction to Wireless Network Security
  • Voice over Internet Protocol
  • Information Security Fundamentals
  • Addressing Threats
  • Virus, Worms, Trojans
  • Password Cracking
  • Social Engineering
  • Cryptography
  • Web Servers and Web Applications
  • Wireless Networks
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • Firewalls and Honeypots
  • Hacking Cycle
  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking
  • Computer Forensics Fundamentals
  • Trademark, Copyright, and Patents
  • Network Forensics and Investigating Network Traffic
  • Incident Response and Forensics
  • Digital Evidence
  • Understanding Hard Disks and File System
  • Windows Forensics
  • Steganography
  • Analyzing Logs
  • E-mail Crime and Computer Forensics
  • Introduction to Writing Investigative Report
  • Computer Forensics as a Profession


"Having the EC-Council certification has given me and my customers the confidence that
security is of my highest priorities when it comes to developing solutions. This course has
given me extremely valuable knowledge that will stick with me for a long time to come.
I highly recommend this course to any I.T. professionals who take their security serious both
as an individual and for their organization they work for."

- Jason O’Keefe - Hewlett-Packard Company, Ireland