Certified Cyber Security Technician (C|CT)

Duration: 1 days

Course Objective :

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

  • 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 controls
  • 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
  • Concepts in business continuity and disaster recovery
  • Risk management concepts, phases, and frameworks

Target Audience :

The C|CT certification prepares IT and cybersecurity professionals to handle a wide range of complex issues related to securing software, networks, and IT systems against common cyberthreats and attacks.

The C|CT offers a multifaceted approach that incorporates network defense, ethical hacking, and security operations to ensure that certification holders have a strong, well-rounded background that enables them to configure, analyze, and identify problems within an organization. The C|CT course equips participants with the skills required for the following roles:

  • IT networking specialist
  • Cybersecurity technician
  • Network administrator
  • Security operations center (SOC) analyst
  • Network engineer
  • IT manager

Pre – Requisites :

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.

Course Outline :

1. Information Security Threats and Vulnerabilities

2. Information Security Attacks

3. Network Security Fundamentals

4. Identification, Authentication, and Authorization

5. Network Security Controls: Administrative Controls

6. Network Security Controls: Physical Controls

7. Network Security Controls: Technical Controls

8. Network Security Assessment Techniques and Tools

9. Application Security

10. Virtualization and Cloud Computing

11. Wireless Network Security

12. Mobile Device Security

13. Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational Technology (OT) Security

14. Cryptography

15. Data Security

16. Network Troubleshooting

17. Network Traffic Monitoring

18. Network Log Monitoring and Analysis

19. Incident Response

20. Computer Forensics

21. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

22. Risk Management