EC-Council Certified Incident Handler

EC-Council Certified Incident Handler

What is an Incident Handler?

Incident handler is a term used to describe the activities of an organization to identify, analyze, and correct hazards to prevent a future reoccurrence. These incidents within a structured organization are normally dealt with by a either an Incident Response Team (IRT), or an Incident Management Team (IMT). These teams are often either designated beforehand, or during the event and are placed in control of the organization while the incident is dealt with, in order to retain business processes.

Become a Certified Incident Handler

The EC-Council Certified Incident Handler certification is designed to provide the fundamental skills to handle and respond to computer security incidents in an information system.

A Certified Incident Handler is a skilled professional who is able to handle various types of incidents, risk assessment methodologies, and various laws and policies related to incident handling. A certified Incident Handler will be able to create incident handling and response policies and deal with various types of computer security incidents such as network security incidents, malicious code incidents, and insider attack threats.

The ECIH certification will provide professionals with greater industry acceptance as the seasoned incident handler.

Certification Target Audience

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 who is interested in incident handling and response.

Exam Information

If you are attempting the ECIH (Prefix 212-89) web based exam in EC-Council Exam Center, you can contact your ATC to schedule the exam.

EC-Council reserves the right to revoke the certification status of candidates that do not comply with all EC-Council examination policies found here.

ECIH Exam Details
Duration 2 Hours
Questions 50
Passing Grade 70%

Clause: Age Requirements and Policies Concerning Minors

The age requirement for attending the training or attempting the exam is restricted to any candidate that is at least 18 years old.

If the candidate is under the age of 18, they are not eligible to attend the official training or eligible to attempt the certification exam unless they provide the accredited training center/EC-Council a written consent of their parent/legal guardian and a supporting letter from their institution of higher learning. Only applicants from nationally accredited institution of higher learning shall be considered.

Disclaimer: EC-Council reserves the right to impose additional restriction to comply with the policy. Failure to act in accordance with this clause shall render the authorized training center in violation of their agreement with EC-Council. EC-Council reserves the right to revoke the certification of any person in breach of this requirement.