Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)

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 Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)

Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)
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EC-Council Certi┬Čed Security Specialist (ECSS) allows students to enhance their skills in three different areas namely information security, network security, and computer forensics.

Course Overview

Information security plays a vital role in most organizations. Information security is where information, information processing, and communications are protected against the con­dentiality, integrity, and availability of information and information processing.

In communications, information security also covers trustworthy authentication of messages that covers identi­cation of verifying and recording the approval and authorization of information, non-alteration of data, and the non-repudiation of communication or stored data.

Course Outlines

- Information Security Fundamentals

- Networking Fundamentals

- Secure Network Protocols

- Information Security Threats and Attacks

- Social Engineering

- Hacking Cycle

- Identi­cation, Authentication, and Authorization

- Cryptography

- Firewalls

- Intrusion Detection System

- Data Backup

Course Objectives

- Key issues plaguing the information security, network security, and computer forensics

- Social engineering techniques, identify theft, and social engineering countermeasures

- Fundamentals of networks and various components of the OSI and TCP/IP model

- Different stages of the hacking cycle

- Various network security protocols

- Identification, authentication, and authorization concepts

Course Prerequisites

No Prerequesite

Course Schedule


ECSS14-Apr-245Cairo, Egypt + live virtual online
ECSS04-Aug-245Cairo, Egypt + live virtual online
ECSS01-Dec-245Cairo, Egypt + live virtual online

Course Delivery Format

  1. In-Person Training:


Personal Interaction: Participants can interact with the instructor and fellow learners, fostering a sense of community.

Immediate Feedback: Instructors can provide real-time feedback, addressing questions and concerns on the spot.

Hands-on Activities: Practical exercises and group activities can be conducted more effectively in person.

  1. Online Training:


Flexibility: Learners can access the course content at their own pace and time, accommodating diverse schedules.

Cost-Effective: Eliminates the need for travel and accommodation expenses, making it more economical.

Scalability: Can accommodate a large number of participants simultaneously, making it suitable for widespread audiences.

  1. Blended Learning (Combination of In-Person and Online):


Flexibility: Combines the advantages of both in-person and online formats, offering a balance between structure and autonomy.

Cost-Efficiency: Reduces the need for extensive in-person sessions, saving on travel and venue costs.

Adaptability: Can cater to diverse learning styles by incorporating various modes of instruction.

  1. Virtual Classrooms:


Real-Time Interaction: Allows for live Q&A sessions, discussions, and engagement with participants.

Accessibility: Participants from different locations can join without the need for physical presence.

Recording Options: Recordings can be made available for participants who may have missed the live session.

  1. Self-Paced Learning (eLearning Modules, Videos):


Individualized Learning: Participants can progress at their speed, revisiting content as needed.

Consistency: Ensures uniform delivery of content to all participants.

24/7 Accessibility: Learners can access materials whenever and wherever is convenient for them.

  1. Customized Courses:

Relevant Content: Tailored to specific organizational goals.

Industry Focus: Incorporates real industry challenges.

Adapted Learning: Matches varied skill levels of participants.

Focused Skills: Targets key competencies for job success.

Cultural Sensitivity: Respects diverse backgrounds within the organization.

Engaging Content: Uses relatable examples and scenarios.

Flexible Delivery: Adaptable to different learning formats.

Measurable Success: Sets clear objectives for easy evaluation.

Continuous Improvement: Uses feedback for ongoing enhancements.

Cost-Effective: Efficiently directs resources for maximum impact.