EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)
What is the EC-Council Certified Security Analyst
The ECSA is an advanced ethical hacking certification
which compliments the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification.
The EC-Council Certified Security Analyst certification validates the analytic phase of ethical hacking.
A common certification path for a security expert would be to earn the Certified Ethical Hacker certification along with this certification and then apply for the Licensed Penetration Tester certification.
The CEH and this certification (E-CSA) are both pre-requisites for the Licensed Penetration Tester certification.
careers can this certification help you with?
Candidates who pursue the EC-Certified Security
Analyst certification usually hold positions like penetration tester and IT
How much does the exam cost?
The EC-Council Certified Security Analyst certification requires that you pass exam (412-79)
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What skills are measured?
The Exam 412-79 tests candidates on the following 35
- Module 1:
The Need for Security Analysis
- Module 2:
- Module 3:
TCP/IP Packet Analysis
- Module 4:
Advanced Sniffing Techniques
- Module 5:
Vulnerability Analysis with Nessus
- Module 6:
Advanced Wireless Testing
- Module 7:
Designing a DMZ
- Module 8:
- Module 9:
- Module 10:
Advanced Exploits and Tools
- Module 11:
Penetration Testing Methodologies
- Module 12:
Customers and Legal Agreements
- Module 13:
Penetration Testing Planning and Scheduling
- Module 14:
Pre Penetration Testing Checklist
- Module 15:
- Module 16:
- Module 17:
External Penetration Testing
- Module 18:
Internal Network Penetration Testing
- Module 19:
Router Penetration Testing
- Module 20:
Firewall Penetration Testing
- Module 21:
IDS Penetration Testing
- Module 22:
Wireless Network Penetration Testing
- Module 23:
Denial of Service Penetration Testing
- Module 24:
Password Cracking Penetration Testing
- Module 25:
Social Engineering Penetration Testing
- Module 26:
Stolen Laptop Penetration Testing
- Module 27:
Application Penetration Testing
- Module 28:
Physical Security Penetration Testing
- Module 29:
Database Penetration testing
- Module 30:
VoIP Penetration Testing
- Module 31:
VPN Penetration Testing
- Module 32:
Penetration Testing Report Analysis
- Module 33:
Penetration Testing Report and Documentation Writing
- Module 34:
Penetration Testing Deliverables and Conclusion
- Module 35:
Ethics of a Licensed Penetration Tester
As of Sept 1st, 2011, all exams on Prometric APTC and Pearson VUE channels will require a Non Refundable Eligibility Application Fee of $100.00 USD.
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