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EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)

EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

EC-Council ATC

EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) allows students to enhance their skills in three different areas namely information security, network security, and computer forensics.

This course will benefit the students who are interested in learning fundamentals of information security, network security, and computer forensics. The EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) program is designed primarily for students of academic institutions. It covers the fundamental basics of information security, computer forensics, and network security. The program will give a holistic overview of the key components of information security. Students, who complete the ECSS program, will be equipped with the adequate foundation knowledge and should be able to progress onto the next level.

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Intended Audience for this EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) Course

  • » This course will significantly benefit individuals who are entering into the world of computer security. ECSS is an entry level security program.

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EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) Course Outline

      1. Module 01: Information Security Fundamentals
      2. Module 02: Addressing Threats
      3. Module 03: Backdoors, Virus, and Worms
      4. Module 04: Introduction to the Linux Operating System
      5. Module 05: Password Cracking
      6. Module 06: Cryptography
      7. Module 07: Web Servers and Web Applications
      8. Module 08: Wireless Networks
      9. Module 09: Intrusion Detection System
      10. Module 10: Firewalls and Honeypots
      11. Module 11: Hacking Cycle
      12. Module 12: Introduction to Ethical Hacking
      13. Module 13: Networking Revisited
      14. Module 14: Secure Network Protocols
      15. Module 15: Authentication
      16. Module 16: Network Attacks
      17. Module 17: Bastion Hosts and DMZ
      18. Module 18: Proxy Servers
      19. Module 19: Virtual Private Network
      20. Module 20: Introduction to Wireless Network Security
      21. Module 21: Voice over Internet Protocol
      22. Module 22: Computer Forensics Fundamentals
      23. Module 23: Trademark, Copyright, and Patents
      24. Module 24: Network and Router Forensics Fundamentals
      25. Module 25: Incident Response and Forensics
      26. Module 26: Digital Evidence
      27. Module 27: Understanding Windows, DOS, Linux, and Macintosh
      28. Module 28: Steganography
      29. Module 29: Analyzing Logs
      30. Module 30: E-mail Crime and Computer Forensics
      31. Module 31: Introduction to Writing Investigative Report

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Emilio G.
- Vastly experienced working within multinational environments and capable of connecting to different audiences - In-depth expertise in the implementation, troubleshooting and documentation of networks and security systems, with strong "hands on" technical knowledge of CISSP, CEH and CHFI. - Master of Science in Electronics Engineering, and holder of several technical certifications. - Highly-skilled in diverse fields ranging from Security, Computer Forensics, Networking, Routing Protocols, Programming, Databases and Applications to name a few. Bio: With over 25 years of technical experience, Emilio brings a dynamic set of skills supported by a Masters Degree in Electronics Engineering and on-the-field experience working in multinational environments. He also holds more than 12 Cisco, CompTIA, and Microsoft certifications. Although he is well versed and thorough in multiple technological fields, his technical forte lies in the security domain, specifically CISSP, CEH and CHFI. Emilio's skills have evolved over time, studying closely and constantly staying well informed of the growing cyber threats. These are just some of the few reasons why Emilio brings to his classes more than just what's in the books.
Larry G.
- More than 14 years of experience as a Security Subject Matter Expert as well as black belt in a variety of martial arts.
- Numerous Challenge Coins from the US Government including the US Army, and the Criminal Investigation Command.
- Much acclaimed instructor at NetCom Learning, with evaluation scores of 8.8 out of 9.


Larry is a unique instructor and IT security expert. If you sit in one of his classes you might get the feeling of being in a martial arts class - That's exactly how Larry wants it! "The principles behind IT security are the same as those in a variety of martial arts," Larry says. In addition to teaching IT security for over 14 years, he has practiced martial arts since he was 13 years old and holds black belts in multiple disciplines including Tai Chi, Kung Fu, and Kick Boxing. "All of these techniques are like tools for different types of attacks," Larry explains.

Larry's excellence in certification training and passion for IT security has earned him numerous Challenge Coins from the US Government including the US Army, and the Criminal Investigation Command. He is also a much acclaimed instructor at NetCom Learning, with evaluation scores of 8.8 out of 9.
Richard L.
- Over 20 years experience in the IT industry.
- CEH and Microsoft training for many government agencies, including the United States Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- CEH and Microsoft training for Fortune corporations such as Merrill Lynch and ADP.


Richard is a premier Microsoft Certified Trainer and Certified EC-Council Instructor. He has over 20 years of experience as a network administrator, security consultant, vulnerability assessor, and penetration tester for assorted Fortune companies.

Richard??s knowledge on the development and implementation of policies and procedures concerning the security of network data is unsurpassed. He has conducted successful CEH and Microsoft training classes for many government agencies including the United States Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as well as Fortune enterprises such as Merrill Lynch and ADP.

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