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ECIH - EC Council Certified Incident Handler

ECIH (EC-Council Certified Incident Handler)

Course Description and Overview


SecureNinja's Authorized EC-Council Certified Incident Handler training and certification boot camp is designed to provide the fundamental skills to handle and respond to the computer security incidents in an information system.  The course addresses various underlying principles and techniques for detecting and responding to current and emerging computer security threats. Students will learn how to handle various types of incidents, risk assessment methodologies, and various laws and policy related to incident handling. After attending the course, they will be able to create incident handling and response policies and deal with various types of computer security incidents. The comprehensive training program will make students proficient in handling and responding to various security incidents such as network security incidents, malicious code incidents, and insider attack threats.
In addition, the students will learn about computer forensics and its role in handling and responding to incidents. The course also covers incident response teams, incident reporting methods, and incident recovery techniques in detail. When a student leaves this intensive 2-day class they will have hands-on understanding and experience in Incident Handling.
This course prepares you for EC-Council Certified Incident Handler exam 212-89

Topics Covered

  • Module 01: Introduction to Incident Response and Handling
  • Module 02: Risk Assessment
  • Module 03: Incident Response and Handling Steps
  • Module 04: CSIRT
  • Module 05: Handling Network Security Incident
  • Module 06:Handling Malicious Code Incidents
  • Module 07: Handling Insider Threats
  • Module 08: Forensic Analysis and Incident Response
  • Module 09: Incident Reporting
  • Module 10: Incident Recovery
  • Module 11: Security Policies and Laws

Who Would Benefit

This course will significantly benefit incident handlers, risk assessment administrators, penetration testers, cyber forensic investigators, venerability assessment auditors, system administrators, system engineers, firewall administrators, network managers, IT managers, IT professionals and anyone interested in incident handling and response.


Have a prior networking foundation.

Required Exams

The E|CIH 212-89 exam will be conducted on the last day of training. Students need to pass the online Prometric exam to receive the E|CIH certification.

Course Length

2 days (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Follow On Courses 

  • CEH
  • ECSA


logo ECIH - EC Council Certified Incident Handler Course Info.
Start Date End Date Location Days In Person Online
Sep. 03, 2024 Sep. 04, 2024 Alexandria, VA
Eastern Time
(2 Days)
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Nov. 25, 2024 Nov. 26, 2024 Alexandria, VA
Eastern Time
(2 Days)
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The EC-Council Certified Incident Handler (ECIH) certification was created by EC-Council to ensure that the IT professional has the knowledge and skills to systematically handle and respond to different types of Cyber Security incidents to an organization. Whether the disaster was a result of a malicious attacker or human-induced mistakes, the ECIH professional will ensure that the organization effected can identify, contain, and recover from an attack.  The ECIH certification also demonstrates the proper approach to restore regular operations of the organization and mitigate the negative impact from the business operations. To reduce the risk of another attack, ECIH professionals will draft security policies to ensure quality of service is maintained at the agreed levels.

Yes, the ECIH certification is an advanced-level certification

No, the ECIH certification is not an entry-level certification.

 No organization is safe from cyberattacks and as more businesses make the digital transformation, professionals with Incident handling and response experience will be highly sought after.

Yes, ECIIH certification provides incident handling skills and knowledge mapped to industry standard frameworks such as NICE and CREST.

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