A Certified Ethical Hacker is a skilled professional who understands and
knows how to look for weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems
uses the same knowledge and tools as a malicious hacker, but in a lawful
legitimate manner to assess the security posture of a target system(s).
The Certified Ethical Hacker program is the pinnacle of the most desired
information security training program any information security
will ever want to be in. To master the hacking technologies, you will
to become one, but an ethical one!
The accredited course provides the advanced hacking tools and techniques
used by hackers and information security professionals alike to break
an organization. As we put it, "To beat a hacker, you need to think like
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a
member-based organization that certifies individuals in various
and information security skills.
Who should take this exam?
Who should consider taking the CEH exam?
Information Security Analyst/Administrator
Information Assurance (IA) Security Officer
Information Security Manager/Specialist
Information Systems Security Engineer/Manager
Information Security Professionals/Officers
Information Security/IT Auditors
Network Administrators and Engineers
What does it take to earn this
In order to maintain the high integrity of our certification exams,
EC-Council Exams are provided in multiple forms (I.e. different question
banks). Each form is carefully analysed through beta testing with an
appropriate sample group under the purview of a committee of subject
experts that ensure that each of our exams not only has academic rigour
also has real world applicability. We also have a process to determine
difficulty rating of each question. The individual rating then
to an overall cut score for each exam form. To ensure each form has
assessment standards, cut scores are set on a “per exam form” basis.
Depending on which exam form is challenged, cut scores can range from