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Cybersecurity Technician



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Cyber Security Technician Certification

The CCT is an entry-level cybersecurity program engineered by EC-Council, the creator of the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification, to address the global need and demand for cybersecurity technicians with strong foundational skills.

With the CCT, EC-Council aims to equip entry-level cybersecurity professionals with the core technical skills they need to pursue and advance in careers as cybersecurity analysts, consultants, engineers, IT administrators, and more. The C|CT creates a foundation that enables individuals to grow their skills in specialized domains like penetration testing, security consulting, auditing, and system and network administration.

The Cybersecurity Technician Certification is suitable for:

  • IT networking specialist
  • Network administrator
  • Cybersecurity technician
  • Network engineer
  • IT manager
  • Security operations center (SOC) analyst
After the completion of this course, the learner should be able to understand:
  • Key concepts in cybersecurity, including information security and network security
  • Information security threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks
  • The different types of malware
  • Identification, authentication, and authorization
  • Network security assessment techniques and tools (threat hunting, threat intelligence, vulnerability assessment, ethical hacking, penetration testing, configuration and asset management)
  • Application security design and testing techniques
  • Fundamentals of virtualization, cloud computing, and cloud security
  • Wireless network fundamentals, wireless encryption, and related security measures
  • Fundamentals of mobile, IoT, and OT devices and related security measures
  • Cryptography and public-key infrastructure
  • Data security controls, data backup and retention methods, and data loss prevention techniques
  • Network troubleshooting, traffic and log monitoring, and analysis of suspicious traffic
  • The incident handling and response process
  • Computer forensics and digital evidence fundamentals, including the phases of a forensic investigation

No specific prerequisites are required for the C|CT certification, although previous knowledge and experience in IT and networking with a focus on cybersecurity can be an advantage. Candidates should have knowledge of computers and computer networks prior to entering the C|CT program, although core technologies are covered in the curriculum

Instructor-led classroom sessions and VILT sessions, iWeek (synchronous online learning) iLearn (asynchronous online learning) CodeRed (asynchronous online learning), 85 Real life practical hands on labs, 50 % of training time dedicated to labs, Presentations and Case Studies, and Mock Exams.

  • Regular sessions – 8 day sessions -9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. ( 40 hrs.)
  • Evening sessions – 6.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. (14 sessions – twice a week)

For more details, please contact the EIF Certification Department at certificates@eif.gov.ae

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