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EC-Council Certifications are designed to provide the foundation needed by every Electronic Commerce and Security Professional .

Overview of CEH Certification

The EC-Council CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) tests the candidate's skills and knowledge in Ethical Hacking and related Technologies.

The CEH certification is suitable for security officers, auditors, security professionals, site administrators, and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure.

Advantage of being CEH Certified

A CEH Certified candidate has the necessary skills to understand and know how to look for the weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems using the same knowledge and tools as a malicious hacker but within legal limits.

Registration Details

Prometric and Pearson VUE control all EC-Council  exams. The exams can be taken at any authorized Prometric testing centre around the world.

Eligibility Criteria

There are two eligibility criteria for appearing in this exam:

1. Candidate has attended training for the CEH course at any EC-Council authorized training center.


2. If the candidate chooses self study, he must have at least two years of information security related experience.

CEH objectives

Introduction to Ethical Hacking

Hacking Laws


Google Hacking



System Hacking

Trojans and Backdoors

Viruses and Worms


Social Engineering


Hacking Email Accounts

Denial of Service

Session Hijacking

Hacking Webservers

Web Application Vulnerabilities

Web Based Password Cracking Techniques

SQL Injection

Hacking Wireless Networks

Physical Security

Linux Hacking

Evading IDS, Honeypots and Firewalls


Buffer Overflows

Penetration Testing Methodologies

CEH Certification Requirements

To obtain CEH Certification, the following exam is to be taken

312-50 - Ethical Hacking and Counter Measures