EC-Council Certified Security Analyst

EC-Council Certified Security Analyst

Course overview

The ECSA penetration testing course provides you with a real world hands-on penetration testing experience and is a globally accepted hacking and penetration testing class available that covers the testing of modern infrastructures, operating systems and application environments while teaching the students how to document and write a penetration testing report.

The ECSA pentest program takes the tools and techniques you learned in the Certified Ethical Hacker course (CEH) and elevates your ability into full exploitation by teaching you how to apply the skills learned in the CEH by utilizing EC-Council’s published penetration testing methodology

Focuses on pentesting methodology with an emphasis on hands-on learning
The exam will now have a prerequisite of submitting a pentesting report
The goal of these changes is to make passing ECSA more difficult; therefore making it a more respected certification

Target audience

Ethical Hackers
Penetration Testers
Network server administrators
Firewall Administrators
Security Testers
System Administrators and Risk Assessment professionals

Objectives

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

Pre-requisites

CEH

Certification info

Multiple choice exams are proctored online through the EC-Council Exam portal:

Credit Towards Certification: ECSA v9
Number of Questions: 150
Passing Score: 70%
Test Duration: 4 Hours

The ECSA v9 exam includes 2 required stages.

Report writing stage requires candidates to perform various penetration testing exercises on EC-Council’s iLabs before submitting a penetration test report to EC-Council for assessment. Candidates that submit reports to the required standards will be provided with exam vouchers for the multiple choice exam.