EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)

EC-Council Certified Security Analyst training will help learners in teaching how to perform efficient and advanced penetration testing in an enterprise network environment that must be exploited, attacked, defended, and evaded. Learn the methodology for network, web application, database, wireless, and cloud pen testing, conducting pentest and its advanced methodologies, social engineering pen-testing.

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This certification offers to take your skills to the next level by teaching and to master learners how to pen test OT systems, write your exploits, conduct advanced binaries exploitation, build your tools, double pivot to access hidden networks, and customize exploits/scripts for getting into the innermost segments of the server or network.

What you will learn

  • Social engineering pen testing
  • Conduct pentest and its methodologies
  • Learn the methodology for network, database, web application, wireless, and cloud pen testing
  • Have a blended approach of automated and manual pen testing
  • Comprehensive post-testing and Report writing actions


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The EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) course is a fully hands-on program with labs and exercises that cover real-world scenarios. By practicing the skills that are provided to you in the ECSA class, we are able to bring you up to speed with the skills to uncover the security threats that organizations are vulnerable to.

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Course Content

Penetration Testing Essential Concepts (7 Lectures)

Computer Network Fundamentals

Network Security Controls and Devices

Windows and Linux Security

Web Application and Web Server Architecture and Operations

Web Application Security Mechanisms

Information Security Attacks

Information Security Standards

Introduction to Penetration Testing Methodologies (3 Lectures)

Penetration Testing Process

Methodologies & Benefits

Types, Areas and Selection of Pentesting

Penetration Testing Scoping and Engagement Methodology (2 Lectures)

Penetration Testing Scoping and Rules and Engagement

Penetration Testing Engagement Contract and Preparation

Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Methodology (1 Lectures)

OSINT Through World Wide Web (WWW), Website Analysis, DNS Interrogation

Social Engineering Penetration Testing Methodology (2 Lectures)

Social Engineering Penetration Testing Techniques & Steps

Social Engineering Penetration testing using E

Network Penetration Testing Methodology – External (2 Lectures)

External Network Information & Reconnaissance

Scanning, and Exploitation

Network Penetration Testing Methodology – Internal (3 Lectures)

Internal Network Information Reconnaissance and Scanning

Internal Network Enumeration and Vulnerability Scanning

Local and Remote System Exploitation

Network Penetration Testing Methodology - Perimeter Devices (3 Lectures)

Firewall Security Assessment Techniques

iDs Security Assessment Techniques

Router and Switch Security Assessment Techniques

Web Application Penetration Testing Methodology (3 Lectures)

XSS, Parameter Tampering, Weak Cryptography, Security Misconfiguration

Client side scripting, vulnerabilities penetration techniques

Authentication, Authorization, session, Web Server Vulnerabilities Penetration Testing

Database Penetration Testing Methodology (2 Lectures)

Database Penetration Testing Techniques & Information Reconnaissance

Database Enumeration & Exploitation

Wireless Penetration Testing Methodology (4 Lectures)

WLAN Penetration Testing Techniques

RFID and NFC Penetration Testing Techniques

Mobile Device Penetration Testing Techniques

loT Penetration Testing Techniques

Cloud Penetration Testing Methodology (2 Lectures)

Cloud Specific Penetration Testing Techniques and Recommendations

Cloud Specific Penetration Testing Methods

Report Writing and Post Testing Actions (2 Lectures)

Penetration Testing Report Writing Process

Penetration Testing Reporting Formats

Course Details

EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) Certification will allow individuals to enhance their skills and gain advanced knowledge in implementing details on security analysis, TCP/IP packet analysis, advanced googling, LPT methodologies, Log analysis, advanced sniffing techniques, snort analysis, vulnerability analysis with Nessus, designing a DMZ and advanced wireless techniques.

  • Penetration Testing Essential Concepts
  • Open-source Intelligence [OSINT] Methodology
  • Penetration Testing Scoping and Engagement Methodology
  • Introduction to Penetration Testing and Methodologies
  • Network Penetration Testing Methodology-Internal
  • Network penetration Testing Methodology-External
  • Social Engineering Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Database Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Network Penetration Testing Methodology-Perimeter Devices
  • Cloud Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Wireless penetration Testing Methodology
  • Web Application Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Report Writing and Post Testing Actions

Who should take this course?

EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) program is ideal for IT professionals who are already working or want to make a career as a professional

  • Ethical Hackers
  • Firewall Administrators
  • Security Testers
  • Penetration Testers
  • Network server administrators
  • System Administrators 
  • Security Engineers
  • Security Testers
  • Risk Assessment professionals


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Exam & Certification

ECSA Exam:

  • Must attend training through EC-Council accredited training center
  • Possess 2 years minimum work experience in the related Infosec domain

ECSA (Practical) Exam:

  • Possess 2 years of work experience minimum in the related Infosec domain
  • Any other industry equivalent certifications like OSCP or GPEN cert

Credit Towards Certification: ECSA

Number of Questions: 150

Passing score: 70%

Test Duration: 4 Hours

Test Format: Multiple Choice

Test Delivery: ECC Exam Portal

EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)

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