Complete the VAPT Learning Track: Attain the Industry’s Most Sought After Credentials

    Complete the VAPT Learning Track: Attain the Industry’s Most Sought After Credentials

    Devarpita Pathak | Jul 19, 2018 | 1255 Views | 0 Comments
    Complete the VAPT Learning Track: Attain the Industry’s Most Sought After Credentials

    EC-Council’s cybersecurity programs and credentials are organized into tracks that facilitate the cybersecurity professionals to specialize in a particular domain and gain advancements in their career.

    Let’s learn more about EC-Council VAPT Learning Track that helps the professional to implement security solutions in their organization.

    Cyber Security as a profession is continuously evolving, and as such, the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals is increasing at a tremendous rate.

    Moreover, the profession is getting refined day by day and demands a higher level of skills and ability to combat the ever-increasing sophisticated attacks by the cybercriminals. The organizations are focusing more on cyber defense as it creates an impact over the finance, reputation, trust, infrastructure, technology, and, the business value.

    In this cold race between cyber professionals and the cybercriminals, completing the EC-Council’s VAPT Learning track gives the cyber professionals, a holistic approach towards security with insights about varied security tools.

    Following the VAPT track is becoming a must for security evangelist in order to defense the information at an organizational level.

    The VAPT Learning Track includes: 

    EC-Council VAPT Learning Path

    Let’s go further and explore the certifications’ main objective and learnings one by one in detail.

    A.Core Certifications:

    1. Certified Network Defender [CND]:

    The course is specially designed for the Network administrators and is mapped to their job roles and responsibilities at the global level.

    If the network administrators are equipped with network security skills, it is easy for them to defend the organization"s’ network. As they are the one, who spend time with network environments, components, performance, traffic, utilization, topology, locations, policies, and, etc.

    They form the first line of defense in any of the organization.

    In the course, Certified Network Defender, you will learn about:

    • Varied network security protocols, devices, and, controls.
    • Determine the location for IPS/IDS sensors.
    • Tune up the IDS for false positives and negatives.
    • Harden the security with the IDPS technologies.
    • Troubleshoot the varied network problems.
    • Implementation of secure VPN.
    • Identification of threats and ways for mitigation.
    • Design and implement security policies.
    • Detection of policy violation activities and signature analysis.
    • Implement physical security controls.
    • Use scanning tools to assess vulnerability and risks.
    • Successful backup of the data on the periodic basis.
    • Harden security with topology, configurations, and, firewall solutions.
    • Deliver response to an incident and assist the IRT/forensics investigation team in case of an incident.  

    2. Certified Ethical Hacker [CEH v10]:

    The course is intended for Ethical hackers, System Administrators, Network Administrators and Engineers, Web managers, Auditors, Security Professionals in general.

    Today CEH has become the hiring standards for almost all industries. The new version CEH v10 is updated and provides you with the tools and techniques necessary for the security professionals to break into a system in order to protect them.

    In the course CEH v10, You will learn about:

    • Incident management process and penetration testing.
    • Footprinting, its tools and countermeasures.
    • Network scanning techniques and its countermeasures.
    • Enumeration techniques and its countermeasures.
    • System hacking methodology, steganography, steganalysis attacks, and covering tracks.
    • Trojans: Types, Analysis, and Countermeasures.
    • Viruses: working, analysis, worms, malware analysis procedure, and countermeasures.
    • Packet sniffing techniques its defense
    • Social Engineering techniques and countermeasures.
    • DoS/DDoS attack techniques, botnets, DDoS attack tools, and countermeasures.
    • Session hijacking techniques and countermeasures.
    • Web server attacks: Methodology and countermeasures.
    • Web application attacks: Hacking methodology and countermeasures.
    • SQL injection attacks and injection detection tools.
    • Wireless Encryption, wireless hacking methodology, wireless hacking tools, and Wi-Fi security tools.
    • Mobile platform attack vector, android vulnerabilities, mobile security guidelines, and tools.
    • Firewall, IDS and honeypot evasion techniques, evasion tools, and countermeasures.
    • Various cloud computing concepts, threats, attacks, and security techniques and tools.
    • Different types of cryptography ciphers, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), cryptography attacks, and cryptanalysis tools.
    • Various types of penetration testing, security audit, vulnerability assessment, and penetration testing roadmap.
    • Perform vulnerability analysis to identify security loopholes in the target organization’s network, communication infrastructure, and end systems.
    • Different threats to IoT platforms and learn how to defend IoT devices securely

    B] Advanced Certification:

    3. EC-Council Certified Security Analyst [ECSA]:

    The course is designed for ethical hackers, penetration testers, security analysts, and engineers, Network/Firewall/system administrators, and security testers.

    ECSA V10 elevates your ability to apply new skills, gain a deeper understanding of Web, Internal Network, Web Application Penetration Testing, Password Cracking, and so forth.

    In this course, you will learn about,

    • Penetration Testing and Methodologies
    • Penetration Testing Scoping and Engagement Methodology
    • Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Methodology
    • Social Engineering Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Network Penetration Testing Methodology - External
    • Network Penetration Testing Methodology - Internal
    • Network Penetration Testing Methodology - Perimeter Devices
    • Web Application Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Database Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Wireless Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Cloud Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Report Writing and Post Testing Actions

    C] Expert Certification:

    4. Licensed Penetration Tester [LPT]:

    The course is specially designed for Security Testers, System Administrators, Network Administrators, Firewall Administrators, and, Risk Assessment Professionals.

    The LPT exam challenges the current threat scenarios like web app attacks, POS intrusions, privilege misuse, cyber-espionage, payment card skimmers, physical theft, crimeware, denial of service, and, etc.

    In this course, You will learn to:

    • Security Analysis and Penetration Testing Methodologies
    • External Network Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Firewall Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Internal Network Penetration Testing Methodology
    • IDS Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Web Application Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Information Gathering Methodology
    • SQL Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Database Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Wireless Network Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Mobile Devices Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Cloud Penetration Testing Methodology
    • Pre-penetration Testing Steps
    • Vulnerability Analysis
    • TCP IP Packet Analysis
    • Report Writing and Post Test Actions

    In a nutshell, the concept covered in these courses are interlinked with one another and forms a stepping stone for higher learning. Completion of the VAPT Learning path helps you to gain a broad perspective and implement a holistic approach on Information Security for your organization.

    Let us know where are you on this track? 

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