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.
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|
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.
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.
- There are no prerequisites for those interested in attempting the C|SCU exam.
- The exam voucher code is valid for one year from the date of receipt.
- The C|SCU exam is an MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) exam. This exam is only available at the ECC Exam Centre.
- No, it’s not an open-book exam.
- The exam duration is 2 hours.
- The exam has 50 questions.
- The candidate needs to score 70% to pass the C|SCU exam.
- The C|SCU is not a part of the EC-Council Continuing Education Scheme.
- USD20 per annum.
- Should a candidate fail the exam, retake exam requests can only be purchased by writing to [email protected]. You can also read more about the retake policy here.