AUTHOR: Kiri Nowak

Have you heard the news? Not only can you pick up a first-rate InfoSec Cyber Security certification with us, courtesy of the awesome global leaders that are the EC-Council, but now? You can do so with the added bonus of knowing you could be well on your way to getting paid like an IT king.

Let us explain further…

The EC-Council are world leaders when it comes to IT, network and cyber security training. And we just so happen to have a partnership with them, making us the exclusive reseller of their incredible online courses.

Sharing many of our goals and aspirations, check out some of these EC-Council stats:

  •     350 subject matter experts involved in the development of each course
  •     220,000 certified professional people
  •     Spread across 145 countries
  •     3,000 tools and technologies


What does this have to do with you rolling in IT dollar?
THIS. Their flagship Certified Ethical Hacker or CEH course.

As well as being a top-notch course, it is also rated as one of the absolute best certifications  - in the top eight to be exact - when it comes to highest paid IT jobs by Computer World UK.

Now that is something worth donning a new suit for and giving a good old shout about.

With cyber security threats become a very real and extremely common problem for businesses of late, this certification is one that is becoming increasingly valued.

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What exactly does it entail?

The CEH certification provides you with all of the tricks of the hacker trade but teaches you to use your new found power for good.

Aimed at a wide range of IT professionals, mainly people working in network and data security, you can expect to gain a whole host of important cyber security knowledge and increase your skill set. It’s also internationally recognised, meaning this course seriously sets the standard for ethical hacking cyber security certification.

If you fancy getting your teeth into something pretty technologically exciting, take a look at some of the purposes of the CEH credentials as outlines by the EC-Council:

  •     To establish and govern minimum standards for credentialing professional information security specialists in ethical hacking measures.
  •     Inform the public that credentialed individuals meet or exceed the minimum standards.
  •     Reinforce ethical hacking as a unique and self-regulating profession.


Fancy combining a little theatre with your cyber security knowledge?

Security experts have designed over 140 labs mimicking real time scenarios as a way to help you “live” through an attack.

Providing you with access to over a whopping 2200 commonly used hacking tools, you’ll be immersed in the hacker world in no time at all.

Whom would it suit?

Are you already based in the IT profession, and someone who counts weeding out any potential weaknesses and vulnerabilities in computer networks, a strength?

Or maybe you shun the gym in favour of shedding the fat from target systems instead.

However, you might already be helping to keep the hackers at bay on both a professional and personal level, one of the key driving forces when it comes to success on the CEH course is a passion for the industry alongside prior knowledge of networking and programming.

The course aims to provide you with the ability to master the ethical hacking methodology to utilise in an ethical hacking scenario. So, once completed, you can be safe in the knowledge that you not only gained highly sought after ethical hacking skills but an internationally recognised Certified Ethical Hacker certification. Pretty cool, eh.

As many IT companies have already made a CEH certification a compulsory qualification for security-related posts, it’s really a no-brainer to jump into this hands-on course. Especially when combined with high salaries.

If you fancy getting stuck in and joining the online battle in cyber security, this course is the one for you.

 

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What are the jobs like?

As mentioned, you could be bringing in a fair buck as you help to make online systems a safer place for all. It’s a huge win-win.

Ethical Hacker

Unsurprisingly, this tops the list. Implementing best practice in support of companies cyber security, you’ll carry out various activities on applications and systems, and likely help to test new software and infrastructure ensuring a responsive and adaptable environment.


Penetration Tester

Essentially a form of an ethical hacker. In this role, you’ll be preventing unethical hackers from intruding on your target system, you’ll need a thorough approach to vulnerability assessments and familiar with network security tools.


Information Security Consultant

Responsible for carrying out both tracking and the right treatment of identified risks within the business, you will ensure effective security embedding and perform necessary risk assessments.

According to Payscale, on average, certified ethical hacking professionals can expect to earn on average £43k for their security skills.

So what are you waiting for? The CEH certification will be able to assist you with the right tools to make company systems safe, meaning you can offer first class assistance when it comes to advising and improving on existing security measures.

Get ahead of the game and get in touch today to start your ethical hacking journey.

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