EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)

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5 Days

30 CPD hours

This course is intended for

ECSS is designed for anyone who wants to enhance their skills and make a career in information security, network security, and computer forensics fields. It can be IT Specialists, Network Administrators, or System Administrators.


Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:
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 network security protocols.
Various types of information security threats and attacks, and their countermeasures.
Social engineering techniques, identify theft, and social engineering countermeasures.
Different stages of the hacking cycle Identification, authentication, and authorization concepts Different types of cryptography ciphers, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), cryptography attacks, and cryptanalysis tools.
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.
Fundamentals of IDS and IDS evasion techniques.
Data backup techniques and VPN security.
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).
Gathering volatile and non-volatile information from Windows and network forensics analysis mechanism.
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.


This is an entry-level security program covering the fundamental concepts and giving a holistic overview of the key components of information security, computer forensics, and network security.

Course Outline
  • Information Security Fundamentals
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Secure Network Protocols
  • Information Security Threats and Attacks
  • Social Engineering
  • Hacking Cycle
  • Identification, Authentication, and Authorization
  • Cryptography
  • Firewalls
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • Data Backup
  • Virtual Private Network
  • Wireless Network Security
  • Web Security
  • Ethical Hacking and Pen Testing
  • Incident Response
  • Computer Forensics Fundamentals
  • Digital Evidence
  • Understanding File Systems
  • Windows Forensics
  • Network Forensics and Investigating Network Traffic
  • Steganography
  • Analyzing Logs
  • E-mail Crime and Computer Forensics
  • Writing Investigative Report
Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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