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CEH vs. OSCP: A Modern Analysis for the Career-minded Professional

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 21, 2016 9:01:08 AM / by Jeff Rinehard posted in CEH, EC-Council, Ethical Hacking

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Rising to the surface in a sea of cybersecurity hiring candidates demands more than mere skill. Employers demand stronger assurances, and the best guarantees of employee talent come in the form of certifications.

Choosing between obtaining Certified Ethical Hacker and Offensive Security Certified Professional credentials may seem difficult to the uninitiated. Here's some vital clarification on which certs will help you outswim your professional peers.

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EC-Council CEH v9 Exam- What’s Changed since v8?

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 14, 2015 10:34:29 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in CEH, Cisco, EC-Council

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Cyber-attacks are becoming exceedingly more sophisticated and challenging to solve each and every day. The cyber security industry is growing rapidly and security professionals are in demand (now more than ever) to defend organizations against complex hacking attempts. The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is a sought after certification for security professionals and CEH training is the most advanced ethical hacking course on the market. EC-Council has recently released a new Certified Ethical Hacker certification: CEH v9 to ensure that security pros stay up to date and trained on the most current security domains in the cyber security and IT industry.

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Information Security Certification Path After Security+

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 29, 2015 11:41:39 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in CASP+, CEH, Cisco, CISSP, CompTIA, Cybersecurity, EC-Council, Security+

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As an entry-level certification for information security jobs, Security+ will get your foot in the door for a promising career. But why stop there? If you are looking to advance your information security career, you should treat the Security+ certification as just a first step on the job path. In order to be more marketable as an experienced security professional as well as more valuable to current employers, consider advancing your proficiency in information security with additional training and certifications! The following options will validate your further expertise of information security and can increase the chances of promotion opportunities and salary increases! If information security is an industry worth pursuing to you, then keep reading to learn how to make the most out of your career!

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Ethical Hacker Job Opportunities

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2015 11:30:20 AM / by Alexandra Ducane posted in CEH, EC-Council, Ethical Hacking

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(**Updated for 2022)

As innovation in the technology field accelerates and becomes increasingly sophisticated, there are many new, exciting devices and gadgets hitting the market. While these advancements in technology have offered society a tremendous level of convenience, on the flip-side they open more opportunities for hackers. These bad actors are constantly looking for ways to exploit new systems to their benefit at the expense of innocent victims, such as card skimming and other forms of cyber crime.

With the exponential growth in advanced technology, comes increased risk of cybersecurity breaches. The demand for qualified personnel who can assess these vulnerabilities and help fix them is at an all-time high in the Washington, DC, region. So, if you're thinking about a career in ethical hacking, there is a lot to gain by obtaining the CEH certification, and understanding some of the roles you could apply for once you have it.

Here we'll break down some of the more popular job opportunities available to those with the Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH) certification!

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Recently Updated - Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Study Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 24, 2015 2:33:05 PM / by Ryan Corey posted in CEH, EC-Council, Ethical Hacking

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Our free Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Study Guide has been one of our most popular white paper and resources items on our website for years now. We wanted to keep everyone updated with the fact that we recently updated it

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Why a Career as an Ethical Hacker is Awesome

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 10, 2014 9:00:28 AM / by Jackie Somma posted in CEH, EC-Council, Ethical Hacking

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Don't do the crime if you can't do the time.

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Ethical Hacking Tools and Techniques

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 4, 2014 8:00:16 AM / by Alexandra Ducane posted in CEH, EC-Council, Ethical Hacking

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Top Ten Tips for Ethical Hacking

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 11, 2014 9:43:16 AM / by The TrainACE Team posted in CEH, EC-Council, Ethical Hacking

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CEH Prerequisites for Training and Certification in 2021

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 4, 2013 11:30:06 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CEH, EC-Council, Ethical Hacking

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(** Updated in September, 2021)

EC-Council's CEH Certification has become the must-have accreditation if you want to become a certified ethical hacker. While you can jump right in and take the exam with limited experience, there are some necessary CEH prerequisites and some recommended ones. Here's a breakdown of what ethical hacking is and our recommended CEH prerequisites.

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The Steps to Becoming a Penetration Tester

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 22, 2013 9:35:26 AM / by The TrainACE Team posted in CEH, Cisco, Online Training, Pentesting, Programming

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https://www.trainace.com/products/ceh-certified-ethical-hacker-training-and-certificationAccording to statistics provided by GO-Gulf.com, the cost of cyber crime will top $100 billion this year. Cyber crime affects 18 victims per second for a total of around 556 million victims per year. Just recently, the FBI warned that cyber attacks have eclipsed domestic terrorism as the primary threat to U.S. security. Penetration testers use their skills to help organizations fix vulnerabilities in their systems. But what are the steps to becoming a penetration tester?

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