Certified Secure Computer User

Become a Certified Secure Computer User

The purpose of the CSCU is to recognize the competency and expertise of a professional in security and networking skills thereby adding value to the workplace. By hiring Certified Secure Computer Users, organizations are able to decrease the learning curve of a new employee and increase productivity. Educational institutions can provide greater value to students by providing them a solid base from which to build their career in the corporate world.

Certified individuals have an assured means of demonstrating formal recognition of their expertise and skills on their resume to prospective employers. This improves their prospects for employment advancement, higher salaries, and greater job satisfaction. Established and credible proofs of technical abilities can open doors for increased responsibility and better opportunities.

This certification is an excellent complement to educational offerings in the domain of security and networking. The CSCU certification verifies a candidate’s knowledge and skills to protect their information assets. The candidate is introduced to various computer and network security threats such as identity theft, credit card fraud, online banking phishing scams, virus and backdoors, emails hoaxes, sex offenders lurking online, loss of confidential information, hacking attacks and social engineering.

Certification Target Audience

This certification is specifically designed for today’s computer users who use the Internet extensively to work, study, and play.

Exam Information

CSCU (Prefix 112-12) exam is available at the ECC Exam Center.

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

CSCU Exam Details
Duration2 Hours
Passing Score70%
CSCU Blueprint

Clause: Age Requirements and Policies Concerning Minors

The age requirement for attending the training or the exam is restricted to any candidate that is permitted by his/her country of origin/residency.

If the candidate is under the legal age as permitted by his/her country of origin/residency, 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/indemnity of their parent/legal guardian and a supporting letter from their institution of higher learning. Only candidates from a nationally accredited institution of higher learning shall be considered.

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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.


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