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Jul

EC-Council Cybersecurity Masterclass Launched in 3 Major Cities in APAC with Tremendous Success

Summary: EC-Council simultaneously organized three Masterclass boot camps in three different, major cities of the Asia Pacific region: Hong Kong, Mumbai, and Bangalore. This event is the fifth boot camp in the past two months, running from June 24 to 27.

Cybersecurity professionals from three different countries were trained in two of the most in-demand programs of the cybersecurity industry: EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker (Master), a hands-on approach to learning, and the Certified Chief Information Security Officer, a program designed for the elite of the industry. These programs, conducted by experts from the industry, were chosen to create a strong and skilled cybersecurity workforce.

This was the fifth class in the Asian region in the span of two months, where professionals from industries including banking, healthcare, telecom, and manufacturing, attended the training programs, conducted by award-winning Certified EC-Council Instructors Melvin Sandro, Rajneesh Upadhyay, Kuldeep Kumar, and Vinod Babu.

Programs that train cybersecurity professionals are vital to the industry as it faces a huge demand of talent. “The 2019 Cyber Resilient Organization,” a Ponemon Institute study, sponsored by IBM Resilient, states that 75% of those surveyed rated the difficulty of hiring and retaining skilled cybersecurity staff from moderately high to high. The global survey included over 3,600 security and IT professionals from all around the world, including the Asia-Pacific region. [1]

“Cyber attacks are consistently rising, and one of the major reasons hampering us from countering them is the lack of workforce and appropriate skills. The C|EH training classes focuses on practical learning and developing technical skills, and the C|CISO, which not only contributes to minimizing the talent gap, also bestows professionals with relevant knowledge and leadership skills,” says Jay Bavisi, President of EC-Council Group.

About EC-Council Masterclass:

EC-Council via its Masterclass series is offering a high quality, affordable cybersecurity hands-on training in a comfortable, traditional classroom environment. The training is delivered by EC-Council’s Master Trainers who are industry experts with years of experience in handling the most complex threats. The courseware is structured according to industry standards and is available online with round-the-clock access for quick learning. The Masterclass series provides an opportunity to network with peers to discover the best practices and learn about the upcoming cybersecurity trends in the industry. Visit our website page for more details on Masterclass: https://masterclass.eccouncil.org/

About EC-Council:

EC-Council has been the world’s leading information security certification body since the launch of their flagship program, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), which created the ethical hacking industry in 2002. Since the launch of CEH, EC-Council has added industry-leading programs to their portfolio to cover all aspects of information security including EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO), among others. EC-Council Foundation, the non-profit branch of EC-Council, created Global CyberLympics, the world’s first global hacking competition. EC-Council Foundation also hosts a suite of conferences across the US and around the world including Hacker Halted, Global CISO Forum, TakeDownCon, and CISO Summit.

To learn more about EC-Council, visit www.eccouncil.org

Sources:

[1] https://newsroom.ibm.com/2019-04-11-IBM-Study-More-Than-Half-of-Organizations-with-Cybersecurity-Incident-Response-Plans-Fail-to-Test-Them

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