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Certified Ethical Hacker

   Certified Ethical Hacker Course

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is a professional certification which is provided by International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council.) An ethical hacker is employed by an organization who trusts him/her to attempt to penetrate different network and computer systems by using the same methods as a hacker but for the purpose of finding and fixing computer security vulnerabilities. The unauthorized hacking is a crime in most countries. But penetration testing is done on request so it is not any crime.


A Certified Ethical Hacker has obtained a certification in how to look for the weaknesses and vulnerabilities in systems and uses the same information and tools as a hacker does. The code for the CEH exam is 312-50 and the certification is in Version 8 as of late 2013.


  • Foot-printing and reconnaissance
  • Process of Hacking web servers and wireless networks
  • Cryptography
  • Penetration testing
  • Social engineering
  • Trojans, viruses, and worms
  • Evading IDS, firewalls, and honeypots
  • Enumeration
  • Buffer overflows




  • CEH exam is a relative to the IT certification industry, more specifically its new version but its significance  and influence have grown very quickly.
  • The exam was the first certification to bring  the dark side of IT industry into the limelight which was provided by the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants( EC-Council),
  • Before it, there was no certification that focused on the methods and tools used by hackers to penetrate computer systems & information.
  • The CEH exam focuses on how hackers find and exploit vulnerabilities of a system. It provides a glimpse into the underworld of IT network security.
  • The subject matter tested in the exam includes everything from the tools of the trade to ethics.


CEH v8

                                                CEH v8

  1. CEH certification make you capable of wide range of other jobs in IT in addition to requirement of penetration tester.
  2. CEH significantly helps IT professionals who are seeking a position in the public sector. In 2004, various changes have made to many of government bodies which mandates that employees in specific job roles meet certification requirements of those roles.
  3. CEH certification fills requirement for Computer Network Defense workers. As well as for civilians and contractors hoping to land IT positions in government, CEH certification is a vital characteristic to have.
  4. CEH certification covers vivid requirements for  Computer Network Defense (CND) Analyst, CND Infrastructure Support, CND Incident Responder etc.


Certified Ethical hacking

         Certified Ethical hacking Program

In order to be eligible to attempt EC-Council CEH v8or ECSA v4 certification exams, candidate may choose to :-

Attend Official Training:

If any candidate attends an official instructor-led training (ILT), computer-based training (CBT), online live training, or academic learning, candidate is eligible to attempt the relevant EC-Council exam.

Attempt Exam without Official Training:

In order to be considered for the EC-Council certification exam without attending official training, aspirant:

  • Must have at least experience of two years in information security.
  • Educational Background with specialization in information network & security.
  • Submit a completed copy of Exam Eligibility Application Form.


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One Response to CEH V8

  1. Aara Kapur says:

    I have gone through your post and I love to read you post 🙂
    Nowadays, most of the people want to do the ethical hacking course because the course is in demand. One of my friend did CEH V9 course from Koenig Solutions.

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