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Certification Watch (Vol. 22, No. 24)

EC-Council Ready to Certify Ethical Hacking "Masters"


There is now a 'master'-level CEH cert.EC-Council has been the clear leader in the ethical hacking certification realm for a while now, with its popular flaghsip Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) credential the more-or-less universally acknowledged gold standard. Until now, that is. EC-Council announced this week that it is raising its own bar with a new "master"-level CEH credential. Candidates who want to gain CEH Master certification will need to pass a sure-to-be-grueling six-hour exam that requires them to prove their skills through a series of performance-based challenges.


CertMag Offers Advice to Aspiring Network Designers


Computer networks are everywhere, and the network design skill set required to plan and build new networks is increasingly valued and highly employable. If you've had any level of interest in learning network design, then you can access a wealth of good information about the profession from a new article at, the official website of Certification Magazine. The article describes in detail what's expected of a professional network designer, and has good suggestions about education (including certification) and training available to (and expected of) those hoping to enter the field.


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