GECB - Certified Specialist in Ethical Hacking. Get Certified

Are you interested in a successful career in ethical hacking or cybersecurity? Do you want to learn how to assess and secure computer systems and networks from potential attacks? Then our Certified Specialist in Ethical Hacking program is the certification for you! This program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to become an ethical hacker, including identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in computer systems and networks, using various hacking techniques, and implementing countermeasures to prevent attacks. Don't wait to take the next step in your career. Sign up for our Certified Specialist in Ethical Hacking program today and stand out in a competitive job market.

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Format:  Multiple choice | Language: English, French, Spanish, Chinese simplified and Portuguese | Questions: 50 | Duration: 60 minutes | Passing Score: 70 % | Exam mode: online and proctored based

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  • Access to online study tools with quizzes and practice exam
  • Exam Content enriched with real-world examples and case studies
  • valuable study tips and exam techniques
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  • Take your exam anywhere and anytime
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  • Premium digital badge and certificate
  • Unique link for online verification anytime, anywhere
  • Up to 3 years of certification validity (Renewable)


The Certified Specialist in Ethical Hacking (CSEH) certification is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct ethical hacking and penetration testing in order to identify and mitigate potential security threats. This certification program covers a wide range of topics including networking, web application security, cryptography, and ethical hacking methodologies. The CSEH program emphasizes the importance of ethical behavior and responsible hacking practices, while also teaching candidates how to perform in-depth security assessments, exploit vulnerabilities, and develop effective security strategies. Candidates who successfully earn their CSEH certification will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to identify and address security vulnerabilities in a variety of environments, including enterprise networks, web applications, and mobile devices. You'll be equipped to help organizations protect their sensitive information and prevent cyber-attacks.

Why getting certified?

Getting certified as a Certified Specialist in Ethical Hacking demonstrates your knowledge and expertise in identifying vulnerabilities and securing systems, making you a valuable asset to any organization. With the growing number of cyber threats and the increased reliance on technology, the need for ethical hackers has never been greater. Certification provides recognition of your skills, enhances your credibility, and can increase your earning potential. Employers also benefit from hiring certified ethical hackers, as it demonstrates their commitment to security and can help them avoid costly data breaches. Our program is led by experienced instructors who are experts in the field of ethical hacking and cybersecurity. You'll receive comprehensive training that covers everything from basic hacking concepts to advanced techniques, including exercises to ensure that you have a practical understanding of the material.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for our Certified Specialist in Ethical Hacking program, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Holding a CCSP designation
  • Holding a bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited institution
  • Having a minimum of three (3) years of experience in IS security, ethical hacking or related fields
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrating advanced knowledge and skills in ethical hacking through Completion of an approved CSEH training program with a GECB partner.

Note: The self-study option is available only to candidates who can demonstrate extensive experience in the field of ethical hacking.

Certification Process

  • Step 1: Determine Your Eligibility Before embarking on your journey to becoming a GECB Certified Specialist in Ethical Hacking (CSEH), it's crucial to evaluate your eligibility. Review the prerequisites and criteria to ensure you meet the necessary qualification and experience level.
  • Step 2: Submit Your Application Once you've confirmed your eligibility, submit your application for the CSEH program. Our streamlined application process is designed to make it easy for you to take the next steps towards achieving professional excellence.
  • Step 3: Application Review, Approval, or Denial Our dedicated team will thoroughly review your application to assess your eligibility. You'll receive prompt notification of either approval or denial. In the case of denial, we'll provide feedback and guidance on how to meet the requirements.
  • Step 4: Purchase Your Certification Toolkit (Upon Approval) Upon approval, you can proceed to purchase your CSEH certification toolkit. This bundle includes access to essential study materials and resources to help you prepare efficiently for the examination.
  • Step 5: Prepare for Your Exam To excel in your CSEH exam, you are encouraged to join an official training course with a GECB-approved partner, benefitting from a thorough exam preparation, expert guidance and a second chance exam retaking with 50% discount. Alternatively, self-study candidates opting for independent exam preparation should have extensive experience in the field to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the content.
  • Step 6: Schedule Your Exam GECB offers multiple opportunities to take your online exams. CSEH exams are held four times a year, at the end of each quarter. However, additional exam windows can be requested by GECB approved partners. Select a suitable exam date and write to us for scheduling.
  • Step 7: Take Your Exam Online Sit for your CSEH exam, and upon completion, receive your instant results. Our automated system will swiftly assess your performance and provide you with your exam outcome.
  • Step 8: Become Certified Upon successfully passing the exam, the certification committee will review the report submitted by our proctor. Within seven days, you'll receive your prestigious digital premium certificate suitable for framing. Our digital badges and certificates are accessible and verifiable anytime, anywhere, on any device with an internet connection. You can easily showcase your achievements to potential employers, partners or colleagues, enhancing your professional reputation and visibility on a global scale.

  • Step 9: Receive Your Hard Copy Certificate (Optional) For those who prefer a tangible symbol of their achievement, GECB offers the option to receive an official hard copy certificate with a premium stamp. Upon your request and for additional cost, our certification committee will expedite the production of this prestigious document. Within 30 days, your hard copy certificate will be dispatched through internationally recognized courier services such as DHL, UPS, FedEx, or equivalent, ensuring its safe and timely delivery to your doorstep.
  • Step 10: Maintain Your Certification At GECB, we understand that professional development is an ongoing journey. To keep your designation current and continuously reflect your expertise, each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. The process of maintaining your certification is straightforward. You are required to provide proof of a minimum level of continuing professional development (CPD) and renew your membership within the GECB community of certified professionals. For a nominal fee of 149 USD, your certification is extended for another three years period. There's no need to undergo the examination process again. The GECB Certification Committee will promptly issue a new premium digital certificate, ensuring your professional standing remains at its peak.

Note: With our membership policy, you will enjoy the benefits of renewing all your certifications by paying a single fee, rather than incurring separate renewal cost for each certification obtained, as our competitors do.

Join the ranks of distinguished professionals who have chosen GECB for their career development. Experience the quality and excellence that set GECB apart in the world of professional certification.

  • Module 1: Introduction to Ethical Hacking
  • Module 2: Footprinting and Reconnaissance
  • Module 3: Scanning Networks
  • Module 4: Enumeration and Exploitation
  • Module 5: Malware Threats
  • Module 6: Social Engineering and Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks
  • Module 7: Web Application Hacking
  • Module 8: Wireless Network Hacking
  • Module 9: Cryptography
  • Module 10: Penetration Testing
  • Module 11: Ethical Hacking in Practice
  • Module 12 Reporting and Ethics

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2024 Exam Windows

  • March 25 or 31
  • June 24 or 30
  • September 22 or 30
  • December 22 or 30

Learning options available

Instructor-Led Learning

  • Structured Learning Environment: Ideal for individuals who thrive in a structured study environment. Instructor-led classes provide a well-organized and guided approach to your certification journey.
  • GECB-Approved Partners: These classes are conducted by GECB-approved partners worldwide, ensuring quality instruction.
  • Peer Interaction: Benefit from valuable peer discussions and networking opportunities, enhancing your understanding of the subject matter.

Instructor-Supported Learning

  • Flexible Support: Designed for candidates who seek instructor support but have unpredictable schedules.
  • Personalized Assistance: Receive personalized assistance online from GECB-approved partners.
  • No Set Meeting Times: There are no required meeting times, allowing you to complete assignments and study at your own pace.

Corporate and Group Learning

  • Tailored for Groups: Ideal for both small and large groups, offering flexibility for self-study or instructor-led classes.
  • Virtual Learning: GECB assists in organizing groups, whether participants are in one location or geographically dispersed.
  • Structured Progress Tracking: Utilize online group reporting to monitor progress, ensuring your training investment is optimized.

Self-Study Option

  • Eligibility: Suited for experienced professionals with busy or unpredictable schedules.
  • Learn at Your Own Pace: Study independently with complete autonomy in your learning process, aligning with your unique schedule.
  • Exam Flexibility: Schedule and take your exam online within the allotted period, providing convenience and control over your certification journey.
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