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Since 1989, API’s Individual Certification Programs (ICP) have provided the petroleum and petrochemical industries with an independent and unbiased way to evaluate the knowledge and experience of technical and inspection personnel.
The ANSI accredited Ethical Hacking program is primarily targeted at security professionals who want to acquire a well-rounded body of knowledge to have better opportunities in this field.
Acquiring a Certified Ethical Hacking Certification means the candidate has a minimum baseline knowledge of security threats, risks and countermeasures.
CEH imparts offensive tactics supplemented with defensive countermeasures.A Certified Ethical Hacker is a skilled professional who understands and knows how to look for weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems and uses the same knowledge and tools as a malicious hacker, but in a lawful and legitimate manner to assess the security posture of a target system(s).The CEH credential certifies individuals in the specific network security discipline of Ethical Hacking from a vendor-neutral perspective. You must show 2 years of work experience in security related field.Consider this: A security defense course educates candidates regarding proper configuration, firewalls, or rather preemptive security.CEH takes the alternative approach – defense in depth by attacking the systems.Does it matter if an elite hacker writes a buffer overflow or a script kiddy runs a tool if the target system gets compromised anyway?The point here is that the enemy may be intellectually great or small, but he/she requires just one port of entry to wreck damage while the organization has the entire perimeter to guard with limited time and resources.You are exposed to security checklists that will help you audit the organization’s information assets, tools which will check for vulnerabilities that can be exploited and above all a methodology to assess the security posture of your organization by doing a penetration test against it.In short, the knowledge you will acquire has practical value to make your work place a more secure and efficient one.Organizations can rest assured that they have a candidate who is more than a systems administrator, a security auditor, a hacking tool analyst or a vulnerability tester.The candidate is assured of having both business and technical knowledge. You have joined an elite group of professionals around the world.