Certified Incident Handler (ECIH)

Certified Incident Handler (ECIH)

The threat of computer security incidents is an issue modern businesses are required to take extremely seriously in order to maintain security and customer confidence. This EC-Council-certified online training is designed to provide learners with the vital skills needed to efficiently and effectively respond to security incidents within any organisation. E-Careers is the only place you can sign up for this official EC-Council accredited training in the UK and Ireland. For further details, check out the EC-Council website.

Who Is It For?

The course and exam are designed to meet the needs of IT professionals who wish to gain industry-wide recognition within a wide range of roles in the industry. These include incident-handler, risk administrator, penetration tester, forensic investigator, venerability assessment auditor, system administrator, system engineer, firewall administrator, network manager and IT manager.

Why Should I Enrol?

Achieving ECIH certification will impress potential employers by formalising your skillset when it comes to handling common security issues such as network security incidents, malicious code incidents and insider attack threats.

There is a strong emphasis on practical learning throughout the training, making it easy to apply the course content to the real-life scenarios you will be required to efficiently respond to in the course of your day-to-day job. This hands-on approach is further enhanced with the inclusion of EC-Council’s iLabs, with its 100% automated cloud-based cyber range.

Studying online is the ideal solution for busy IT professionals who need to fit their continuing career development around their other commitments. On signing up, you are given a full 12 months to complete the training, which includes the exam. Furthermore, the content is compatible with Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Android, meaning you can study at your convenience, wherever you have an internet connection.

What Will I Learn?

By the time you sit the exam, you will be confident with risk assessment, incident response and handling steps, CSIRT, handling network security incidents, dealing with malicious code incidents, coping with insider threats, forensic analysis and incident response, incident reporting and recovery, and security policies and laws. Crucially, the detailed content also addresses the important underlying principles and techniques for detecting and responding to current and emerging computer security threats. In addition to this, there is a strong focus on the vital role computer forensics has in handling and responding to incidents. You will explore different types of incidents, risk assessment methodologies, and the various laws and policies relating to incident handling that you must be familiar with. You will also gain detailed knowledge about incident response teams, incident reporting methods and incident recovery techniques. Finally, on completion of the training you will have gained the skills needed to create incident handling and response policies, as you prepare to deal with a wide variety of potential computer security incidents.


No qualifications are needed to embark on the course, however it is assumed that you are already working in the field of computer security or have the necessary technical skills to do so.

Secure your future as a successful computer security professional today by signing up to Certified Incident Handler (ECIH).

  • Introduction to Incident Response and Handling
  • Risk Assessment
  • Incident Response and Handling Steps
  • Handling Network Security Incidents
  • Handling Malicious Code Incidents
  • Handling Insider Threats
  • Forensic Analysis and Incident Response
  • Incident Reporting
  • Incident Recovery
  • Security Policies and Laws
Course Code
Online Course with Exam
Course Access
1 Year
Exams Included
ECIH Certification
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