Certified Ethical Hacker

Certified Ethical Hacker (Practical)

About the Certified Ethical Hacker (Practical)

C|EH Practical is a six-hour, rigorous exam that requires you to demonstrate the application of ethical hacking techniques such as threat vector identification, network scanning, OS detection, vulnerability analysis, system hacking, web app hacking, etc. to solve a security audit challenge.

This is the next step after you have attained the highly acclaimed Certified Ethical Hacker certification.

Professionals that possess the C|EH credential will be able to sit for exam that will test them to their limits in unearthing vulnerabilities across major operating systems, databases, and networks.

You will be given limited time, just like in the real world. The exam was developed by a panel of experienced SMEs and includes 20 real-life scenarios with questions designed to validate essential skills required in the ethical hacking domains as outlined in the C|EH program.

It is not a simulated exam but rather, it mimics a real corporate network through the use of live virtual machines, networks, and applications, designed to test the your skills. You will be presented with scenarios and will be asked to demonstrate the application of the knowledge acquired in the C|EH course to find solutions to real-life challenges.

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CEH (Practical) Credential Holders Are Proven To Be Able To:

  • Demonstrate the understanding of attack vectors
  • Perform network scanning to identify live and vulnerable machines in a network.
  • Perform OS banner grabbing, service, and user enumeration.
  • Perform system hacking, steganography, steganalysis attacks, and cover tracks.
  • Identify and use viruses, computer worms, and malware to exploit systems.
  • Perform packet sniffing.
  • Conduct a variety of web server and web application attacks including directory traversal, parameter tampering, XSS, etc.
  • Perform SQL injection attacks.
  • Perform different types of cryptography attacks.
  • Perform vulnerability analysis to identify security loopholes in the target organization’s network, communication infrastructure, and end systems etc.

Training Course For the C|EH (Practical)

The preparatory course for this certification is the Certified Ethical Hacker course. While there is no additional course or training required, we strongly recommend that you attempt the C|EH (Practical) exam only if you have attended the current C|EH course/equivalent. The aim of this credential is to help set gifted ethical hacking practitioners apart from the crowd.

About the Exam

  • Exam Title: Certified Ethical Hacker (Practical)
  • Number of Practical Challenges: 20
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Availability: Aspen – iLabs
  • Test Format: iLabs Cyber Range
  • Passing Score: 70%

Eligibility Criteria

There is no predefined eligibility criteria for those interested in attempting the CEH(Practical) exam. You can purchase the exam dashboard code here

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.

Application Process

In order to proceed with the exam the below steps will need to be completed:

  • The exam dashboard code can be purchased here.
  • Upon successful purchase, the candidate will be sent the exam dashboard code with instructions to schedule the exam.

Note:The exam dashboard code is valid for 1 year from date of receipt.

  • Should you require the exam dashboard code validity to be extended, kindly contact [email protected] before the expiry date. Only valid/ active codes can be extended.
  • The exam needs to be scheduled a min 3 days prior to the desired exam date. Exam slots are subject to availability.

Exam Sanctity

The trust that the industry places in our credentials is very important to us. We see it as our duty to ensure that the holders of this credential are proven hands-on, ethical hackers who are able to perform in the real world to solve real world challenges.

As such, the C|EH| Practical is designed as a hands-on exam that will test the skills of the ethical hacker BEYOND just their knowledge.

This exam is a proctored, practical exam that can last up to 6 hours.

We know that travelling to an exam center can be difficult for many. We are pleased to announce that you can take the C|EH (Practical) exam from the comfort of your home, but you need to be prepared to be proctored by a dedicated EC-Council Proctor certification team under strict supervision.

FAQs:


1. What will I receive as part of my purchase towards the CEH (Practical) exam?
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You will receive an Aspen Dashboard access code with instructions as part of your purchase towards the CEH (Practical) exam.

2. For how long is the Aspen Dashboard access code valid for?
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The Aspen Dashboard access code is valid for 3 months from the date of receipt.

3. What does the Dashboard consist of?
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The Dashboard consists of:

  • Detailed Instruction guide
  • Exam scheduling service
  • Exam launching service
  • Exam status
4. What is the structure of the exam?
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The candidate is required to complete their pen-testing challenge on the iLabs environment.

5. What is the duration of the exam?
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The Exam challenge is a 6 hour session.

6. How much notice is required to book the exam session?
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Sessions should be booked at least 3 days in advance of the desired exam date.

Note: All exam sessions are proctored by EC-Council Certification department.

7. What are the important things to keep in mind before I schedule my exam?
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Once you are ready to proceed with your exam, please ensure you understand the below:

  • Cancellation requests are to be made 24 hours in advance.
  • Rescheduling is possible 72 hours prior to the exam session
  • Candidate has a grace period of 15 minutes to show up for the exam session.
  • After 3 no-show cases, the candidate will be required to seek special permission from the Director - Certification to proceed with their attempt.
  • FAQs on exam proctoring will be available here.
8. What is the retake policy?
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Retake exam requests can only be purchased by writing to [email protected], should a candidate fail the exam.

9. Is the CEH (Practical) a part of the EC-Council Continuing Education Scheme?
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Yes, the CEH (Practical) is a part of the EC-Council Continuing Education Scheme.