The combo course of CEH Version 7 and ECSA fulfills the prerequisites of a Licensed Penetration Tester. The objective of a Licensed Penetration Tester is to ensure that each professional licensed by EC-Council follows a strict code of ethics, is exposed to the best practices in the domain of penetration testing and aware of all compliance requirements required by the industry.
EC-Council’s CEH credential validates an IT security professional as a Penetration Tester or Ethical Hacker. Getting trained for CEH reinforces the capabilities of an individual to safeguard enterprise networks against the innumerable vulnerabilities and threats of a network as well as thwart all attempts of illegal hacking by intruders.
CEH course is gaining popularity owing to an urgent need to secure information and networks from hackers. Loss of crucial business data has cost millions of dollars to enterprises worldwide. Therefore, in order to make networks safe, security professionals must be able to understand how unethical hackers cause security breaches by entering into a network.
To obtain LPT a candidate must :
1. Achieve the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Version 7 Certification.
2. Achieve the EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) certification.
3. Fill up and submit the LPT Application form along with required documents and payment ($500) to EC-Council directly.
EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Version 7 certification complement each other since ECSA explores the analytical phase of ethical hacking, while CEH exposes the learner to hacking tools and technologies, ECSA takes it a step further by exploring how to analyze the outcome from these tools and technologies. Through groundbreaking penetration testing methods and techniques, ECSA class helps students perform the intensive assessments required to effectively identify and mitigate risks to the security of the infrastructure.