EC-Council makes its Essentials series available free of charge to help overcome the cybercrime crisis around the world.
– Jay Bavisi, President and CEO of EC-Council Group
TAMPA, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, November 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – EC-Conseil makes its Essentials Series available for free to help overcome the cybercrime crisis around the world. Newly released to academic and training partner communities, the Essentials series is designed to equip entry-level IT professionals and cyber roles with the foundational skills needed to protect their organizations from cyber attacks.
With the official launch last month of the Essentials series to learning partner and academic communities around the world, EC-Council has seen an overwhelming response as the need for skilled and entry-level cybersecurity professionals continues to grow each year. After the successful launch comes the announcement that aspiring cybersecurity professionals have been waiting for. EC-Council has made its Essentials Series courses available on its Red code and iClass platforms, making Network Defense Essentials (NDE), Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE) and Digital Forensics Essentials (DFE) courses accessible to everyone.
Today, EC-Council’s Code Red platform introduced the free and open online courses of the Essentials series (âMOOCâ courses). Traditional online courses and video instruction are now offered free to individuals, with optional paid upgrades for course labs, exam prep, course assessments, and exam vouchers leading to certifications in each of the three courses in the Essentials series. These courses mark the next step in EC-Council’s approach to positively impact the workforce with benchmarks that employers will appreciate, not only in the area of ââcybersecurity, but also in the field of cybersecurity. traditional IT roles.
Jay Bavisi, President and CEO of EC-Council Group said, âThe Essentials Series will educate today’s technologists and lay the foundation for tomorrow’s cybersecurity workforce. Every organization deserves to be secure, and the EC-Council Essentials series is our contribution to the community to help develop cybersecurity capabilities for IT professionals and cybersecurity enthusiasts. Now anyone can create a cyber-capable workforce at no cost. “
Amid COVID-19, individuals, families and economies continue to be affected around the world. Unfortunate circumstances have led many industries to downsize due to supply and demand, leading many skilled professionals to seek a career change. Due to demand, higher salaries on average, and accessibility to training and education, IT and cybersecurity roles have become an obvious choice for those starting or changing careers. Many cybersecurity-focused certificates, accelerated programs and diplomas have seen a dramatic increase in enrollments during the pandemic, showing that career changers have realized the importance of technology and security. As a result of these global changes, EC-Council is pleased to add additional resources to support individuals at all levels looking to pursue cybersecurity careers or differentiate themselves in their existing IT roles.
In addition to Network Defense Essentials (NDE), Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE), and Digital Forensics Essentials (DFE), whether individuals take one or more of the available courses, the path beyond the Essentials series is focused on education. career-based and practical application. Performance-based and hands-on learning activities, such as CTF challenges, exercises and games, await individuals through CyberQ, EC-Council’s cyber-range-as-a-service competition platform. CyberQ enables individuals to enhance the skills they have learned in the Essentials series and test their knowledge while assessing professional roles in the Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework) to which their skills are aligned by based on their performance.
EC-Council (International Council of E-Commerce Consultants) is a cybersecurity certification body that certifies professionals around the world in various areas of cybersecurity. Its mission is to develop and refine the profession of cybersecurity by providing cybersecurity services and helping individuals, organizations, educators and governments in 140 countries solve workforce issues by developing and by organizing world-class cybersecurity training programs and their corresponding certifications, setting the bar in cybersecurity. education.
Recognized by 7 of the Fortune 10, 47 of the Fortune 100, the Department of Defense, the Global Intelligence Community, NATO and over 2,000 universities, colleges and training companies, EC-Council is best known for the Certified program. Ethical Hacker who equips over 230,000 Information Age soldiers with the knowledge and skills to defeat Black Hat opponents. EC-Council builds the cyber capabilities of individuals and teams / organizations through this program, as well as through a variety of other cyber programs.
ANSI 17024 accredited body, EC-Council has also been recognized by the DoD under Directive 8140/8570, in the UK by GCHQ, CREST and various other authoritative bodies that influence the entire profession. Founded in 2001, EC-Council employs over 400 people worldwide in offices around the world. Its offices in the United States are in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Tampa, Florida.
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