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EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)

4.6 out of 5 rating Last updated 09/07/2024   English

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5 Days

30 CPD hours


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
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

FAQ for the EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) Course

Available Delivery Options for the EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) training.
  • Live Instructor Led Classroom Online (Live Online)
  • Traditional Instructor Led Classroom (TILT/ILT)
  • Delivery at your offices in London or anywhere in the UK
  • Private dedicated course as works for your staff.
How many CPD hours does the EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) training provide?

The 5 day. EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) training course give you up to 30 CPD hours/structured learning hours. If you need a letter or certificate in a particular format for your association, organisation or professional body please just ask.

What is the correct audience for the EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) training?

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.

Do you provide training for the EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS).

Yes we provide corporate training, dedicated training and closed classes for the EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS). This can take place anywhere in Ireland including, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Northern Ireland or live online allowing you to have your teams from across Ireland or further afield to attend a single training event saving travel and delivery expenses.

What is the duration of the EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) program.

The EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) training takes place over 5 day(s), with each day lasting approximately 8 hours including small and lunch breaks to ensure that the delegates get the most out of the day.

Why are Nexus Human the best provider for the EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)?
Nexus Human are recognised as one of the best training companies as they and their trainers have won and hold many awards and titles including having previously won the Small Firms Best Trainer award, national training partner of the year for Ireland on multiple occasions, having trainers in the global top 30 instructor awards in 2012, 2019 and 2021. Nexus Human has also been nominated for the Tech Excellence awards multiple times. Learning Performance institute (LPI) external training provider sponsor 2024.
Is there a discount code for the EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) training.

Yes, the discount code PENPAL5 is currently available for the EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) training. Other discount codes may also be available but only one discount code or special offer can be used for each booking. This discount code is available for companies and individuals.

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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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