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EC-Council Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE)

Dive into the world of ethical hacking. Learn fundamental techniques to identify vulnerabilities and strengthen cybersecurity defenses.

course: EC-Council Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE)

Duration: 1 days

Format: Virtual or Classroom

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Embark on a cybersecurity journey with the Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE) certification course. Designed for aspiring ethical hackers, this program provides essential skills in penetration testing and security assessments. Led by industry experts, the course ensures hands-on learning to defend against cyber threats. Elevate your skills and become a proficient certified ethical hacker with this comprehensive and practical EHE training course.

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Who is this course for?

Who is EC-Council Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE) training course for?

Generic Audience EC-Council’s Essentials Series programs and certifications build and validate candidates’ skills for their cybersecurity future. It is ideal for IT professionals who are seeking to foray into the exciting world of cybersecurity. Job Roles Professionals in the following roles who are looking to enhance their knowledge or transition from an IT role into cybersecurity would benefit from the Essentials Courses. - Help Desk Technician - Technical Support Specialist - System Specialist - Computer Support Specialist - Cybersecurity Specialist


What you will learn during our Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE) course.

  • Information security fundamentals
  • Information security laws and regulations
  • Cyber Kill Chain methodology
  • Hacking concepts, hacking cycle, and different hacker classes
  • Ethical hacking concepts, scope, and limitations
  • Detect various threat sources and vulnerabilities in a network or system
  • Different types of malwares
  • Types of password cracking techniques
  • Social engineering concepts and techniques
  • Insider threats and identity theft concepts
  • Packet sniffing concepts and types
  • Sniffing techniques and countermeasures
  • DoS and DDoS attacks under sniffing attacks
  • Web Server Attacks
  • Web Application Attacks
  • Web Application Architecture and Vulnerability Stack
  • Web Application Threats and Attacks
  • SQL Injection Attacks
  • Types of SQL Injection Attacks
  • Wireless Terminology
  • Types of Wireless Encryption
  • Wireless Networkspecific Attack Techniques
  • Bluetooth Attacks
  • Wireless Attack Countermeasures
  • Mobile Attack Anatomy
  • Mobile Attack Vectors and Mobile Platform Vulnerabilities
  • IoT Attacks; IoT Devices, their need and Application Areas, IoT Threats and Attacks
  • OT Attacks; Understand OT Concepts, OT Challenges and Attacks, OT Attacks Countermeasures
  • Cloud Computing Concepts
  • Container Technology
  • Cloud Computing Threats
  • Cloud Computing Countermeasures
  • Fundamentals of Penetration Testing and its Benefits
  • Various Types and Phases of Penetration Testing
  • Guidelines and Recommendations for Penetration Testing


How to best be prepared for our Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE) course.

  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] No specific requirements are required for this course.

Meet our instructors

Meet some of the Readynez Instructors you can meet on your course. They are experts, passionate about what they do, and dedicated to give back to their industry, their field, and those who want to learn, explore, and advance in their careers.


James Rowney

James is recognised for his more than 20 years of contribution to learning and certification within IT Security.

James has worked on many large mission critical environments in some of the largest companies in their industries.

Understanding business requirements and drivers are essential to any strategy and design. Understanding environments are key to any application or infrastructure changes, both the immediate services they interface with and those beyond. A failure to satisfy Non Functional Requirements can not be fixed by a process.

Specialties: CISSP, CCSP, AWS Solution Architect Associate, TOGAF 9 certified 86080 member of The Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA) - 27519830. BCS Solution & Enterprise Architect Certified - AMBCS - 990529878, Linux RHCE V5 expired, RHCVA Unix, Storage, SAN, Netbackup, Clusters, Design and Delivery of Infrastructure.


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Kevin Henry

Kevin has served for years as an authorised instructor for (ISC)2 and is renowned for his 20-year contribution to learners training for IT security skills

Kevin Henry is a well-known and highly respected expert instructor with Readynez.

Kevin has served for many years as an authorised instructor for (ISC)2 and he is renowned for his 20-year contribution to learners training for IT security skills- and certifications such as the CISSP, CSSLP, CISM, CISA and CCSP everywhere in the world.

Kevin is a force to be reckoned with, being an authorised instructor and training no less than 9.000 online learners monthly in the fields of information security and audit, in addition to the many students that attend his instructor-led courses with Readynez

He is also one of the most highly-rated instructors and most often he is given scores of 10/10 by his delegates. 


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FAQs for the Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE) course.

This course provides hands-on practical experience to learners thus giving them the skills necessary for a future in cybersecurity. EHE-certified learners have an assured means of formal recognition to add to their resumes and show off their expertise and skills to prospective employers.

Master Ethical Hacking Essentials with Readynez! Enroll in our course to excel in the EHE exam and earn certification. Readynez specializes in individual and team preparation, ensuring success in certification exams. Let us guide you to become a certified Ethical Hacking Essentials professional, equipped to navigate cybersecurity challenges. Join Readynez’s transformative instructor-led training for certification success.

This course does not have any eligibility criteria. Candidates with a computing device and an internet connection can successfully complete this course.

The EHE exam can cost anywhere from €69 - €139 (cost may vary according to the region of the student)

The EHE course syllabus covers a wide range of topics, which include:

  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Malware
  • Password cracking
  • Social engineering
  • Network-level attacks
  • Application-level attacks
  • Cloud computing security
  • IoT and OT security
  • Penetration testing fundamentals

Pursuing in-demand ethical hacking certifications such as EHE can help you with your cybersecurity career. As reliance on technology increases, the risks from cyberattacks grow. To protect against vulnerabilities to black-hat hackers, many organizations are adding ethical hackers to their ranks.

The time required to become certified in Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE) can vary depending on several factors, including your prior knowledge and experience in ethical hacking, the specific requirements of the certification program, and the time you can dedicate to studying and preparing for the exam.

The Ethical Hacking Essentials certification exam is an online, closed-book, and remotely proctored exam.

The difficulty of passing the Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE) exam can vary depending on your experience, knowledge, and preparation. The course is designed to help students, career starters, and tech professionals prepare and validate their skills for entry-level cybersecurity roles.

It includes 40 multiple-choice questions and the passing score is 70%. You will have 60 minutes to complete the exam.

EHE certification requires recertification every three years through a successful exam. No annual fees or EC-Council Continuing Education Credits (ECEs) are needed during the three-year term. Recertification involves demonstrating proficiency through the exam at the end of the period, with no additional ongoing fees or credit obligations.

The median salary for an ethical hacker can be $103,590 per year. This is significantly higher than the median salary for all computer and information technology occupations, which is $88,190 per year.


Feedback from our delegates.


Tom Stampe

Never done a course like this before where everything was done in a very high and prof. way. Everything worked without any errors and the labs where quick and well prepared.


Jens Arnfelt

It is as always a pleasure, to be educated by some of the best enthusiastically and knowledgeable instructors that always impress by bringing new and interesting angels on IT security to the table.

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