EC-Council (short for International Council of E-Commerce Consultants) is a major cyber security certification body that governs sought-after credentials such as CNDCEHCHFI, LPT and CCISO.

An EC-Council certification confirms qualified, knowledgeable individuals in fields of cyber security. Earning any EC-Council certification proves e-business and information security skills. These cybersecurity certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various US government agencies and are accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).


Certified Network Defender (CND) v2 has been designed by industry experts to help IT Professionals play an active role in the Protection of digital business assets and Detection and Response to Cyber Threats, while leveraging Threat Intelligence to Predict them before they happen. CND is a network security course designed to help organizations create and deploy the most comprehensive network defense system.

EC-Council’s Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI v10) is the only comprehensive ANSI accredited, lab-focused program in the market that gives organizations vendor-neutral training in digital forensics. CHFI provides its attendees with a firm grasp of digital forensics, presenting a detailed and methodological approach to digital forensics and evidence analysis that also pivots around Dark Web, IoT, and Cloud Forensics. The tools and techniques covered in this program will prepare the learner for conducting digital investigations using ground-breaking digital forensics technologies.

There are good penetration testers and then there are great penetration testers. Unless you are bent on being nothing other than the best in penetration testing, don’t bother registering for this program, as you are probably not cut out for it. You will be required to make knowledgeable decisions under immense pressure at critical stages while selecting your approach and exploits. As you progress along these levels, you will need to maneuver web application, network, and host penetration testing tools and tricks in an internal and external context to ultimately pwn the hosts and exfiltrate data required for the completion of the challenges.