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EC-Council Certified Incident Handler (ECIH)

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  • Private class for your team
  • Online or on-location
  • Fully customizable course material
  • Onsite testing available

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Course Overview

The EC-Council Certified Incident Handler program is designed to provide the fundamental skills to handle and respond to the computer security incidents in an information system. The course addresses various underlying principles and techniques for detecting and responding to current and emerging computer security threats. Students will learn how to handle various types of incidents, risk assessment methodologies, and various laws and policy related to incident handling. After attending the course, they will be able to create incident handling and response policies and deal with various types of computer security incidents.

Course Length: Self-Paced

Audience: This course will significantly benefit incident handlers, risk assessment administrators, penetration testers, cyber forensic investigators, venerability assessment auditors, system administrators, system engineers, firewall administrators, network managers, IT managers, IT professionals and anyone who is interested in incident handling and response.

Prerequisites: This course falls on the EC-Council Cyber Forensics Certification Path. If you intend to follow this path you should take the Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) course before attending this one.

What You're Going To Learn

  • Introduction to Incident Response and Handling
  • Risk Assessment
  • Incident Response and HAndling Steps
  • Handling Network Security Incidents
  • Handling Malicious Code Incidents
  • Handling Insider Threats
  • Forensic Analysis and Incident Response
  • Incident Reporting
  • Incident Recovery
  • Security Policies and Laws

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Incident Response & Handling

  • Cyber Incident Statistics
  • Computer Security Incident
  • Information as Business Asset
  • Data Classification
  • Common Terminologies
  • Information Warfare
  • Key Concepts of Information Security
  • Vulnerability, Threat, and Attack
  • Types of Computer Security Incidents
  • Examples of Computer Security Incidents
  • Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report – 2008
  • Incidents That Required the Execution of Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Signs of an Incident
  • Incident Categories: Low Level, Middle Level, High Level
  • Incident Prioritization
  • Incident Response
  • Incident Handling
  • Use of Disaster Recovery Technologies
  • Impact of Virtualization on Incident Response and Handling
  • Estimating Cost of an Incident
  • Key Findings of Symantec Global Disaster Recovery Survey – 2009
  • Incident Reporting
  • Incident Reporting Organizations
  • Vulnerability Resources

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Hands-on Labs

No boring lectures! Our courses are designed to give students lots of time to practice what they are learning with hands-on exercises and projects.

Bounce Back Pass

Retake any public course as many times as you like for up to one year for classroom live classes and six months for remote live courses.

Certificate of Completion

Receive a certificate of completion at the end of every course.

Up-to-date Curriculum

Each course comes with a helpful and up-to-date ebook which will contain instruction and practice exercises.

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In each course, your instructor will show you tips and tricks that will save you time and make you more efficient.

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