A Certified Ethical Hacker is a skilled professional who understands and knows how to look for weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems and uses the same knowledge and tools as a malicious hacker, but in a lawful and legitimate manner to assess the security posture of a target system(s). The CEH credential certifies individuals in the specific network security discipline of Ethical Hacking from a vendor-neutral perspective.
The Purpose of the CEH credential is 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
Training and exam:
- The Certified Ethical Hacker course includes the exam voucher for the CEH certification. The exam voucher must be redeemed within six months of attending the CEH course at DDLS.
- Prior to attempting an EC-Council exam, candidates are required to agree to EC-Council Certification Agreement terms and the EC-Council Non-Disclosure Agreement. Candidates should not attempt the exam unless they have read, understood and accepted the terms and conditions in full. By attempting the exam, the candidates signify the acceptance of the EC-Council Candidate Certification Agreement terms. In the event that the candidate does not accept the terms of the agreement, he/she is not authorized by EC-Council to attempt any of its certification exams.