The Certified Lead Ethical Hacker training course enables participants to develop the competence and knowledge required to conduct ethical hacking, mainly for information systems and network penetration tests. Apart from theoretical information, the training course also includes labs that are completed with a virtual machine.
As the impact of security incidents in small and large organizations has increased significantly, so has the demand for ethical hacking. Ethical hacking is one of the most effective tools of safeguarding assets and protecting people and information. Ethical hacking certification is slowly becoming a standard requirement for professionals who want to work in the field of information security.
A PECB Certified Lead Ethical Hacker certification will help you demonstrate your ability to lawfully assess the security of systems and discover their vulnerabilities. The training course provides information on the latest ethical hacking methods and tools. It also provides a methodology for conducting penetration tests in accordance with standards and best practices, such as the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES) and the Open Source Security Testing Methodology (OSSTMM).
Understanding hackers’ strategies helps solve security issues and challenges. After attending the training course, you will be able to plan, manage, and perform information security penetration tests.
The PECB Certified Lead Ethical Hacker training course is based on the concept of practicing what you learned. It includes lab sessions and practical examples to help you apply the theory into practice.
The training course is followed by an exam. If you pass, you can apply for a “PECB Certified Lead Ethical Hacker” credential. For more information about the examination process, please refer to the Examination, Certification, and General Information section below.
This training course is intended for:
This training course is participant centered and:
The main requirement for participating in this training course is having knowledge of information security concepts and principles and advanced skills in operating systems. It is recommended for participants to have knowledge of computer networks and the concepts of programming.
Introduction to ethical hacking
Initiating the reconnaissance phase
Initiating the exploitation phase
Post-exploitation and reporting
Post-exploitation and reporting
This training course allows you to:
The “PECB Certified Lead Ethical Hacker” exam meets all the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:
The PECB Certified Lead Ethical Hacker exam comprises two parts: practical exam and report writing. The practical exam requires the candidate to compromise at least two target machines through penetration testing. The process should be documented in a written report. The PECB Certified Lead Ethical Hacker exam is an open book exam. Candidates are allowed to use training course materials and personal notes during the examination process.
Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the “PECB Certified Lead Ethical Hacker” credential, depending on your level of experience, as shown in the table below. You will receive the certificate once you comply with all the relevant educational and professional requirements.
|Credential||Exam||Professional Experience||project experience||Other Requirements|
|PECB Certified Lead Ethical Hacker||PECB Certified Lead Ethical Hacker exam||Two years of penetration testing and cybersecurity experience||None||Signing the PECB Code of Ethics and the PECB CLEH Code of Conduct|
To be considered valid, the penetration testing and cybersecurity experience should include the following:
For more information about ethical hacking certifications and the PECB Certification process, please refer to Certification Rules and Policies.