EC-Council (International Council of E-Commerce Consultants) is one of the world’s largest certification bodies for information security professionals. EC-Council is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various information security and e-business skills. It has been certified by American National Standards Institute to meet its ANSI 17024 standard. It is the owner and creator of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)/License Penetration Tester (LPT) programs, and as well as many other programs. These programs are offered in over 92 countries and have trained over 120,000 and certified more than 60,000 security professionals through a training network of over 500 training partners globally.
CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker
Sidhant Gupta is a Senior Cybersecurity Consultant at Ernst and Young. He completed the transition into this role through EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker Certification. According to Sidhant, the CEH certification made his CV look outstanding during the interview process. Even as a fresh graduate, he found a better role compared to his peers. His exceptional accomplishments won him the prestigious CEH Hall of Fame award. Hear him talk about his journey as an ethical hacker and how the CEH certification helped him expand his profile as a professional. He further shares his learning experience that aspiring hackers can benefit from to plan their career paths.
“The Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) provides an in-depth understanding of ethical hacking phases, various attack vectors, and preventative countermeasures. It will teach you how hackers think and act so you will be better positioned to set up your security infrastructure and defend against attacks. By providing an understanding of system weaknesses and vulnerabilities, the C|EH course helps students learn to protect their organizations and strengthen their security controls in order to minimize the risk of a malicious attack.”
Designation: Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
Company: Ernst and Young