EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) Course Overview:

The EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) is a foundational security program designed to cover the fundamental concepts of information security, computer forensics, and network security. This entry-level course empowers students to identify potential information security threats that may impact an organization’s security posture and implement essential security controls.

By enrolling in this program, participants gain a holistic overview of the critical components within the realms of information security, computer forensics, and network security. The ECSS course lays a solid foundation and imparts vital knowledge required for pursuing a successful career in the field of information security.

Intended Audience:

  • Penetration Tester
  • Vulnerability Analyst
  • Security Information Assurance Analyst
  • Technical Security Analyst
  • Information Security Manager
  • Risk and Remediation Manager
  • Systems Administrator
  • Cybersecurity Network Analyst
  • Cyber Security Vulnerability Analyst
  • Security Consultant
  • Insider Threat Analyst
  • Security Architect, Manager
  • Application Security Analyst
  • Cyber Security System Engineer
  • Software Security Analyst
  • Network Analyst
  • Information System Security Officer
  • SOC Security Analyst
  • Cyber Security Incident Response Engineer
  • Technical Operations Network Engineer
  • IT Security Administrator

Learning Objectives of EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS):

  • Key issues plaguing the information security, network security, and computer forensics
  • Fundamentals of networks and various components of the OSI and TCP/IP model
  • Various types of information security threats and attacks, and their countermeasures
  • Identification, authentication, and authorization concepts
  • Different types of cryptography ciphers, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), cryptography attacks, and cryptanalysis tools
  • Fundamentals of IDS and IDS evasion techniques
  • Data backup techniques and VPN security
  • Fundamentals of firewall, techniques for bypassing firewall, and firewall technologies
  • such as Bastion Host, DMZ, Proxy Servers, Network Address Translation, Virtual Private
  • Network, and Honeypot
  • Social engineering techniques, identify theft, and social engineering countermeasures
  • Different stages of hacking cycle
  • Various network security protocols
  • Wireless Encryption, wireless threats, wireless hacking tools, and Wi-Fi security
  • Different types of web server and web application attacks, and countermeasures
  • Fundamentals of ethical hacking and pen testing
  • Incident handling and response process
  • Cyber-crime and computer forensics investigation methodology
  • Different types of digital evidence and digital evidence examination process
  • Different type of file systems and their comparison (based on limit and features)
  • Steganography and its techniques
  • Different types of log capturing, time synchronization, and log capturing tools
  • E-mails tracking and e-mail crimes investigation
  • Writing investigation report
  • Gathering volatile and non-volatile information from Windows and network
  • forensics analysis mechanism
 Module 1: Information Security Fundamentals

EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) Course Prerequisites:

Basic Computer Knowledge.

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  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
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