EC-Council, the leader in cyber security announced its partnership with GreyCampus, a leading provider of training to working professionals. This step has been taken to bridge the skill gap in the domain of cyber security which sees a shortage of thousands of cyber security professionals every year. Frost & Sullivan, in one
of their reports, predicted that by 2020, the cyber security domain will witness a shortage of 1.5 billion professionals in this field. EC-Council's partnership with GreyCampus is a step in the direction of preparing as many people as possible to attain the required qualification and get certified as cyber security professionals because cyber security is among the fastest-growing careers globally, especially in the U.S.
Getting trained at GreyCampus will ensure you get the highest possible level of training at par with EC-Council’s standards but at a more budget-friendly price.
Danish Arshad, Executive Director of EC-Council commented, “EC-Council’s partnership with GreyCampus will allow access to training programs like the ones that are currently used by strategic entities such as DOD, FBI, CIA and most of Fortune 500 companies as a baseline to build their tactical cyber-attack and defense teams.
Our training programs being very Hands-On, train professionals with real tools and environment in a controlled cyber range, allowing individuals to learn skills that are highly sought after in the job industry and play a tremendous role in improving cybersecurity maturity for their current or prospective organization. GreyCampus is bringing these trainings to the masses in a flexible and cost effective delivery method which will benefit the market tremendously.”
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. EC-Council is the owner and developer of the world-famous E-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI),
Certified Network Defender (CND), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration Tester (LPT) programs, Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) and various others offered in 150 countries around the globe. EC-Council has certified over 200,000 information security professionals globally.
EC-Council certification programs are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, the US. Government National Security Agency (NSA), the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council's Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Network Security Administrator (ENSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA), Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) program for meeting the 4011, 4012, 4013A, 4014, 4015 and 4016 training standards for information security professionals and most recently EC-Council has received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
GreyCampus is a leading provider of professional training to working professionals in various domains, the major ones being Information Security, Project Management, Quality Management, Service Management and Big Data. It works dedicatedly towards bridging the skill gap between the employers and job seekers. The courses are offered in three modules namely, live-online (instructor-led online), classroom (instructor-led classroom) and e-learning (online self-learning). GreyCampus has so far, delivered over 350,000 hours of classes and helped over 150,000 professionals get certified in the field of their choice.
GreyCampus has alliances with various educational bodies like the PMI, Axelos, PEOPLECERT and IASSC among others and has now joined hands with the EC-Council with the aim of giving high-quality training to the professionals working in the field of cyber security, hence making the world of internet a safer place to be in.