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SecureNinja Selected by EC-Council to Launch CEH v8 Training in Washington, DC

Apr. 23, 2013

Leading CyberSecurity training and services organization to deliver certification training boot camp on the latest Certified Ethical Hacker v8 release

Alexandria, VA, April 23, 2013.  SecureNinja, , the leading Cyber Security training and services company in the Washington, DC and Virginia area will offer the much awaited CEH v8 (Certified Ethical Hacker) release training at their state of the art training facility in Alexandria, VA May 20-24 2013.

Websites, Computer systems and Networks of government bodies and organizations worldwide are under constant threat of hacking and intrusion. According to a McAfee Q4 2012 report, the number of mobile malware samples discovered by McAfee Labs in 2012 was 44 times the number found in 2011, meaning 95 percent of all mobile malware samples appeared in the last year alone. These increases in attacks pose threats to security, integrity and confidentiality of information available on the databases stored on the affected systems. The CEH v8 course will provide the knowledge and skills to help Certified Ethical Hackers battle cybercrimes on the internet.

Most Federal Government Agencies, Systems Integrators and Fortune 500 companies including banking and financial institutions are aware of their vulnerability and exposure to cybercrime. They are looking for professionals to strengthen their IT security. The CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) is known globally as the "The World's Most Advanced and Comprehensive Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Program" available in the industry today. The goal of this course is to help the attendee master an ethical hacking methodology that can be used in a penetration testing or ethical hacking situation. Students will walk out the door with hacking skills that are in high demand, as well as the internationally recognized Certified Ethical Hacker certification.

The newly updated CEH contains 20 of the most current security domains any ethical hacker will ever want to know as they are planning to beef up the information security posture of their organization. The revamped CEH v8 will contain many enhancements including, core content updates, well-organized content flow, incorporated diagrammatic representation of concepts and attacks, showcasing the latest hacking techniques, pentesting components, updated labs and courseware and popular hacking and security tools videos. Here are a few of the latest advancements the CEH v8 will address and focus on:

•    Security issues to the latest operating systems including Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
•    Existing threats to operating environments dominated by Windows 7 and other operating systems (backward compatibility)
•    The latest hacking attacks targeted to mobile platform and tablet computers and covers countermeasures to secure mobile infrastructure
•    Coverage of latest development in mobile and web technologies including Android OS 4.1 and Apps, iOS 6 and Apps, BlackBerry 7 OS, Windows Phone 8 and HTML 5     

“We are extremely honored to have been selected out of 450 authorized EC-Council Training partners worldwide to conduct the launch of CEHv8 (Certified Ethical Hacker) training course in Washington, DC” said Ned Snow, President, SecureNinja. “This designation furthers our commitment to deliver the highest quality and most advanced Cyber Security training & services in the world.”

SecureNinja’s revolutionary CEH v8 launch class will feature:
•    5 days of expert CEH v8 training
•    (2) Instructors - Tom Updegrove & Larry Greenblatt
•    Patented Pre-Present-Post Mentoring
•    Daily continental breakfast and lunch
•    SecureNinja student kit including iPad Mini* (must pay 2013 retail price)
•    Complimentary 6 months CEHv8 iLabs (Virtual Labs) Access - Worth USD $199
•    Complimentary CEHv8 exam retake “second shot” voucher – Worth USD $500
•    Complimentary 1 year access to CEHv8 e-courseware – Worth up to USD $100  
•    CEHv8 DVD‐ROMs includes approximately 24 GBs of hacking tools
•    Opportunity to re-sit the class for up to 1 year

It is important to note that the Pentagon plans to dramatically boost the ranks of U.S. cybersecurity forces, expanding its number of cyber warriors more than five-fold, the Washington Post reported Sunday. But that strategy immediately confronts a critical shortage of those with the required skills. CEH v8 meets Government and DoD agencies compliance with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and DoD Directive 8570.1-M The CEH v8 (312-50) Certification can only be taken by students who have completed the EC-Council-authorized training. Note also that members of the U.S. Federal Government may also take the Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA) certification. The CNDA program has been designed especially for the United States Government and military agencies. To achieve the Certified Network Defense Architect Certification, you must pass the CNDA exam 312-99.

Those interested in registering for this special event may call 703-535-8600 Option 1 or visit

About SecureNinja
SecureNinja is a leader in IT security training toward certification such as CISSP, Security+, CEH, CISM, and Computer Forensics and advanced level courses such as Advanced Cyber WareFare Offensive Hacking –SWAT-Special Weapons and Tactics, Cyber Intelligence, Mobile Application Hacking and has been providing businesses with programs that answer regulatory needs and skills gaps for over 8 years. Our training programs educate and certify your employees in the areas that are critical to your operations. With certified professionals on staff, your company demonstrates that it is seriously engaged in producing ROI on technology investments and handling compliance requirements competently. Our programs also create solutions for the DOD and integrator community by answering the certification needs of the 8570.1 mandate. Our services/consulting division specializes in governance, risk and compliance programs for government agencies including information assurance, IV&V security assessments, and cyber-security solutions. For more information visit

About EC-Council
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. It is the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker course, Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator program, License Penetration Tester program and various other programs offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). For more information about EC-Council, please visit the website:
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