Certified Security Analyst Certification (ECSA)
The EC-Council Certified Security Analyst Certification is an advanced security certification that complements the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification by validating the analytical phase of ethical hacking. An ECSA is a step ahead of a CEH by being able to analyze the outcome of hacking tools and technologies.
Exams and Recommended Training
|Required Exams||Recommended Training Course|
|ECSA v9||EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)|
Please note, this certification is made up of two required stages.
Stage One: A report writing stage that requires candidates to perform various penetration testing exercises on EC-Council’s iLabs before submitting a penetration test report to EC-Council for assessment. Candidates that submit reports to the required standards will be provided with exam vouchers for the multiple choice exam.
Stage Two: Sit the multiple choice exam.
- If a candidate attends an official EC-Council training either at an Accredited Training Center, via the iClass platform, or at an approved academic institution, the candidate is eligible to attempt the relevant EC-Council exam without going through the application process.
- If a candidate has not attended training then in order to be considered for the EC-Council exam candidates must request and gain approval via the eligibility application process. Full details of the eligibility application process can be found at https://cert.eccouncil.org/application-process-eligibility.html, the application form can be found here: https://cert.eccouncil.org/Exam-Eligibility-Form.html
EC-Council certifications are valid for three years from the date of certification. During the three year period, the certification must be renewed by participating in EC-Council Continuing Education (ECE) Program. Full details of the EC-Council’s ECE Policy can be found at https://cert.eccouncil.org/ece-policy.html