The Certified Cybersecurity Technician (C|CT), EC-Council announces Cybersecurity Technician Certification which is a new certification offered by the EC-Council, the creators of the Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH). This entry-level certification program establishes a new benchmark for cybersecurity education in ethical hacking, network defense, forensic investigation, and threat detection. The C|CT course was created to provide learners with the resources and skills they need to get a solid footing in cybersecurity and to meet the global demand for trained cybersecurity personnel.

“Globally, there is an undeniable shortage of a competent cybersecurity workforce. EC-Council hopes to help in the advancement of the cybersecurity industry with the launch of the C|CT program as it helps the development of credible, entry-level cybersecurity skills that are most needed in the industry,” says Jay Bavisi, President and CEO of EC-Council. “Our goal is to help equip IT and security professionals for a wide range of cybersecurity roles. We are proud to announce the debut of the industry’s only entry-level cybersecurity program with a focus on building hands-on skills, as evidenced by the 85 labs in the program. Through the C|CT certification, we hope to provide aspiring professionals with a platform to develop their talent across several areas, including ethical hacking and network defense.”

Cybersecurity careers are popular amongst people, and organizations require qualified personnel who enjoy working in fast-paced environments and solving difficult problems. As digitalization and innovative technologies become more integrated into people’s daily lives, the demand for cybersecurity personnel is increasing.

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a cybersecurity certification body that certifies professionals worldwide in a variety of cybersecurity domains. Its purpose is to establish and optimize the cybersecurity profession by providing cybersecurity services and assisting individuals, organizations, educators, and governments in 140 countries in addressing workforce issues through the development and curation of world-class cybersecurity education programs and their corresponding certifications—setting the bar in cybersecurity education.