EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES) Training Course

EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist -ECES(PKI) Certification Training Course Overview

In today's challenging business landscape where cybersecurity threats are increasing on a regular basis, enterprises need robust IT security and governance frameworks and best practices in place. To successfully implement these cybersecurity best practices, enterprises need a skilled workforce to negate such untoward incidents and be better prepared in the future. EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist Certification course is ideal for professionals who are looking to learn about cryptography. The ECES course specifically covers the foundations of critical cryptography topics that include algorithms such as DES, AES, and Feistel networks. Check out the schedule below to enrol for the ECES training today.
 
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Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction and History of Cryptography
  • What is Cryptography?
  • History
  • Mono-Alphabet Substitution
  • Caesar Cipher
  • Atbash Cipher
  • ROT 13
  • Scytale
  • Single Substitution Weaknesses
  • Multi-Alphabet Substitution
  • Cipher Disk
  • Vigenère Cipher
  • Vigenère Cipher: Example
  • Breaking the Vigenère Cipher
  • Playfair
  • The ADFGVX cipher
  • The Enigma Machine
  • CrypTool
Module 2: Symmetric Cryptography & Hashes
  • Symmetric Cryptography
  • Information Theory
  • Information Theory Cryptography Concepts
  • Kerckhoffs's Principle
  • Substitution
  • Transposition
  • Substitution and Transposition
  • Binary M
  • ath
  • Binary AND
  • Binary OR
  • Binary XOR
  • Block Cipher vs. Stream Cipher
  • Symmetric Block Cipher Algorithms
  • Basic Facts of the Feistel Function
  • The Feistel Function
  • A Simple View of a Single Round
  • Unbalanced Feistel Cipher
  • DES
  • 3DES
  • DESx
  • Whitening
  • AES
  • AES General Overview
  • AES Specifics
  • Blowfish
  • Serpent
  • Twofish
  • Skipjack
  • IDEA
  • Symmetric Algorithm Methods
  • Electronic Codebook (ECB)
  • Cipher-Block Chaining (CBC)
  • Propagating Cipher-Block Chaining (PCBC)
  • Cipher Feedback (CFB)
  • Output Feedback (OFB)
  • Counter (CTR)
  • Initialisation Vector (IV)
  • Symmetric Stream Ciphers
  • Example of Symmetric Stream Ciphers: RC4
  • Example of Symmetric Stream Ciphers: FISH
  • Example of Symmetric Stream Ciphers: PIKE
  • Hash
  • Hash – Salt
  • MD5
  • The MD5 Algorithm
  • MD6
  • Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA)
  • Fork 256
  • RIPEMD – 160
  • GOST
  • Tiger
  • CryptoBench
Module 3: Number Theory and Asymmetric Cryptography
  • Asymmetric Encryption
  • Basic Number Facts
  • Prime Numbers
  • Co-Prime
  • Eulers Totient
  • Modulus Operator
  • Fibonacci Numbers
  • Birthday Problem
  • Birthday Theorem
  • Birthday Attack
  • Random Number Generators
  • Classification of Random Number Generators
  • Naor-Reingold and Mersenne Twister Pseudorandom Function
  • Linear Congruential Generator
  • Lehmer Random Number Generator
  • Lagged Fibonacci Generator
  • Diffie-Hellman
  • Rivest Shamir Adleman (RSA)
  • RSA – How it Works
  • RSA Example
  • Menezes–Qu–Vanstone
  • Digital Signature Algorithm
  • Signing with DSA
  • Elliptic Curve
  • Elliptic Curve Variations
  • Elgamal
  • CrypTool
Module 4: Applications of Cryptography
  • Digital Signatures
  • What is a Digital Certificate?
  • Digital Certificates
  • X.509
  • X.509 Certificates
  • X.509 Certificate Content
  • X.509 Certificate File Extensions
  • Certificate Authority (CA)
  • Registration Authority (RA)
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Digital Certificate Terminology
  • Server-based Certificate Validation Protocol
  • Digital Certificate Management
  • Trust Models
  • Certificates and Web Servers
  • Microsoft Certificate Services
  • Windows Certificates: certmgr.msc
  • Authentication
  • Password Authentication Protocol (PAP)
  • Shiva Password Authentication Protocol (S-PAP)
  • Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
  • Kerberos
  • Components of Kerberos System
  • Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)
  • PGP Certificates
  • Wifi Encryption
  • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
  • WPA - Wi-Fi Protected Access
  • WPA2
  • SSL
  • TLS
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
  • PPTP VPN
  • Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol VPN
  • Internet Protocol Security VPN
  • SSL/VPN
  • Encrypting Files
  • Backing up the EFS key
  • Restoring the EFS Key
  • Bitlocker
  • Bitlocker: Screenshot
  • Disk Encryption Software: Truecrypt
  • Steganography
  • Steganography Terms
  • Historical Steganography
  • Steganography Details
  • Other Forms of Steganography
  • Steganography Implementations
  • Demonstration
  • Steganalysis
  • Steganalysis – Raw Quick Pair
  • Steganalysis - Chi-Square Analysis
  • Steganalysis - Audio Steganalysis
  • Steganography Detection Tools
  • National Security Agency and Cryptography
  • NSA Suite A Encryption Algorithms
  • NSA Suite B Encryption Algorithms
  • National Security Agency: Type 1 Algorithms
  • National Security Agency: Type 2 Algorithms
  • National Security Agency: Type 3 Algorithms
  • National Security Agency: Type 4 Algorithms
  • Unbreakable Encryption
Module 5: Applications of Cryptography
  • Breaking Ciphers
  • Cryptanalysis
  • Frequency Analysis
  • Kasiski
  • Cracking Modern Cryptography
  • Cracking Modern Cryptography: Chosen Plaintext Attack
  • Linear Cryptanalysis
  • Differential Cryptanalysis
  • Integral Cryptanalysis
  • Cryptanalysis Resources
  • Cryptanalysis Success
  • Rainbow Tables
  • Password Cracking
  • Tools
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Course Prerequisites
  • Participants who wish to take part in the ECES certification training should have a minimum of 1-year experience in the information security domain along with basic knowledge of cryptanalysis.  
  • If a participant is looking to clear their ECES certification exam, they should attend an instructor-led ECES training from an EC-Council Accredited Training Center

EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES) Certification Training Course

As organizations are embracing digital transformation by accommodating emerging technologies to remain relevant, it also brings in its own cons along with a lot of pros going for it. Today, hacking has become prevalent globally, and enterprises are suffering a lot due to security breaches where internal and external data are at the mercy of illegal hackers. To curb these activities, EC-Council has introduced a wide portfolio of cybersecurity courses that help in this regard, that helps enterprises to improve their security posture across domains in various industry sectors.
 
The EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist course is one such certification training that helps individuals and businesses to gain a comprehensive understanding of everything about cryptography. Instead of following the hype, professionals need to understand the very foundations of modern symmetric and key cryptography concepts. Participants taking part in this ECES training course will receive a copy of the course material and participation certificate from an EC-Council Accredited Training Center.
 

Reasons to choose ECES Certification from Koenig Solutions

  • Widely-acknowledged ECES certification training delivered through instructor-led classroom and live online modes
  • Get training materials and other important templates to prepare for your ECES certification course
  • Certified Encryption Specialist course by an EC-Council Accredited Training Center 
  • Expert cybersecurity instructors and exclusive resources from EC-Council and Koenig Solutions to gain a thorough understanding of cryptography concepts
  • You can take up the 3-day ECES course in time slots of 8 hours/ day and 4 hours/ day options
  • Get options to customize this ECES training according to your team and business needs
  • Join with other ethical hackers and penetration testers from various industry sectors to understand how they are implementing encryption technologies in their organization

 

Key Features

  • Instructor-led ECES Certification Training
  • Get access to an ECES course preview for free to begin your preparation
  • Expert cybersecurity instructors across the globe
  • Accredited ECES course material prepared by SMEs
  • Get key ECES resources from EC-Council and Koenig Solutions 
  • ECES sample papers to get the hang of the certification exam
  • Industry-recognized Course Completion certificate provided
  • Take advantage of the 1-on-1 Training and Fly me a Trainer option
  • ECES Training provided across 100+ locations globally

 

ECES Certification Training Target Audience

Job roles that can take up ECES training include, but are not limited to:
  • Ethical Hackers
  • Penetration Testers
  • IT Security Administrator
  • Encryption Analysts
  • Encryption Specialists
  • Information security Analyst
  • SOC Security Analyst
  • Vulnerability Assessment Analysts
  • Solution Architect
  • Senior Security Consultant
  • Security Compliance Analyst
  • Mid-level Security Assurance Auditor
  • System Security Administrator
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Aspiring Encryption Specialists
  • Professionals who are looking to clear their ECES certification exam

 

Learning Objectives

Participants who take part in the EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist training will learn:
  • About various types of Encryption Standards and their critical differences
  • About selecting the best standard for an enterprise
  • Enhancing an individual's penetration testing knowledge in encryption 
  • Identifying proper and improper deployment of encryption technologies
  • The common mistakes performed while implementing encryption technologies
  • Best practices to adopt encryption technologies for an enterprise
  • Algorithms such as Twofish, Blowfish, and Skipjack
  • Different types of asymmetric cryptography which include SHA, Gost, MD5, MD6, and RIPEMD 256
  • Concepts such as Kerchoff's principle, diffusion, and confusion
 

ECES Exam Format 

  • Certification Name : EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES)
  • ECES Exam Cost : USD 349
  • Exam Format : Multiple Choice
  • Total Questions : 50 Questions
  • Passing Score : 70%
  • Exam Duration : 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
  • Languages : English
  • Testing Center : EC-Council Exam Center (ECC Exam) and Pearson Vue

Skills Measured/ECES Examination Weights

  • Introduction and History of Cryptography – 8%
  • Symmetric Cryptography and Hashes – 44%
  • Number Theory and Asymmetric Cryptography – 14%
  • Applications of Cryptography – 24%
  • Cryptanalysis -10%
 
 

Benefits of getting an ECES Certification Credential

  1. Demonstrate your expertise and skills to move up in your career as information security certified professional with widely-acknowledged ECES certification training
  2. Achieve an industry-recognized standard in the field of Encryption technologies and cryptography from EC-Council
  3. Boost your confidence by understanding real-world problems in the cryptography domain with ECES training
  4. Wear your EC-Council digital badge through ECES certification training to grow in your career and find global opportunities 
  5. Be part of the exclusive cybersecurity community with ECES credential to be part of business-critical projects
  6. Pave highly rewarding career pathway as an information security professional with a widely-acknowledged ECES certification from EC-Council
  7. ECES certified professionals today are in great demand and earn anywhere in the range of USD 80,000 to USD 140,000 per annum in the US
  8. Achieve a minimum of 12% increase in your salary with ECES credential under your belt
  9. Become a truly global professional with the market value increase for ECES certified professionals going up by 9.1%

ECES Certification Process

  • Participants who wish to become an ECES certified professional should follow the below steps:
  • Select a  relevant schedule for your ECES certification training along with the training delivery mode
  • Get pre-reading materials from Koenig Solutions and EC-Council to prepare for your training
  • Take part in your 3-day instructor-led ECES certification training by attending iClass and iLabs from EC-Council
  • Prepare for your ECES certification exam by taking up as many practices tests as possible to gain a thorough understanding of the exam format
  • Take up and clear your official ECES certification exam from either EC-Council Exam Center or through Pearson Vue
  • Clear your ECES certification exam on your first attempt to become a Certified Encryption Specialist Professional

Salary Prospects of an ECES certified Professional

With cybersecurity becoming the mainstay strategy for most enterprises globally, it is critical for the existing workforce to be up to speed with the latest ECES certification, which is very popular among professionals globally. Not just ECES, but any certification from EC-Council is in great demand. Let's take a look at ECES certified professionals' salaries from around the world.
 
United States : USD 80,000 to USD 140,000
United Kingdom : Pounds 41,000 to 62,000
India : Rupees 3.6 lakhs to 20 lakhs 
Australia : AUD 70,000 to 102,000 
UAE : AED 203,000 to 533,000
Singapore : SGD 80,000 to 117,000
 

Job Prospects for ECES Certified Professionals

Organizations across industry sectors have a great demand for certified encryption specialists, especially those who are trained in ECES certification. Some of the top companies hiring ECES certified professionals include Deloitte, MassMutual, Intel, BeecherMadden, PeopleTech, PwC, Wavestrong, HAYS, Cognizant, Wipro, Standard Chartered, Mphasis, and many more.  Do check out your local job listings to find relevant Encryption Specialist jobs in your region.

FAQ's


Yes, fee excludes local taxes.
The EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist certification is one of the most in-demand credentials by enterprises that are turning their attention towards cryptography. In the wake of cybersecurity threats, there is a lot of complexities and challenges involved in a digitized economy. To avoid major security mishaps, it is critical for businesses to ensure the workforce is knowledgeable in the most trending technology space, such as cryptography and encryption technologies used globally. This ECES certification training course is just what businesses need to help individuals and enterprises to gain a proper understanding of the same and also ensure the system is totally secure. This ECES course is ideal for ethical hackers, penetration testers, and any IT professional who has 1-year of experience in the information security domain.
Participants who enrol for ECES certification training will get:
  • A copy of the ECES course material
  • ECES Sample Papers
  • Access to EC-Council and Koenig Solutions ECES resources
  • A course completion certificate from an EC-Council Accredited Training Center
 
Yes, Koenig Solutions is an EC-Council Accredited Training Center to deliver ECES certification training worldwide.
You can take up this ECES certification training course in multiple delivery modes that include:
  • Instructor-led classroom training
  • Instructor-led Live online Training
  • 1-on-1 Training
  • Fly-me-a-Trainer
  • Corporate/on-site Training
 

The ECES certification exam cost is USD 349.

Yes, the course includes the ECES examination fee as well. The ECES exam can be taken at EC-Council Exam Center or at Pearson Vue centers near your location.
Your ECES certification from EC-Council will be valid for three years from the date of certification. During the 3 year period, the ECES certification needs to be maintained by participating in the EC-Council Continuing Education Program and earn a certain number of credits to maintain the same.