ECCouncil ECSS : EC-Council Certified Security Specialist Exam
The ECCouncil ECSS: EC-Council Certified Security Specialist exam is a 2-hour, 50-question exam that is required for the ECSS certification. It can be taken as a part of the ECSS program, which includes a two-day training course that teaches the fundamentals of network security, information security, and computer forensics. It is designed for professionals interested in enhancing their security and forensics skills.
The ECCouncil ECSS exam must be taken via Prometric online. It is only available in the English language. A passing score of 70% is required. In addition to the training course, other supplementary materials can be used for studying purposes.
A complete outline of exam objectives can be found online. Knowledge of specific information/principles is required.
1. Participants should have the proper skills needed to address security threats and authenticate a network.
2. Participants must be able to explain viruses, worms, and backdoors, describe the role of a password cracker, and illustrate the steps involved in the hacking cycle.
3. Participants should be aware of VPN vulnerabilities and wireless network security processes. The ability to describe computer and network forensics fundamentals and log analysis is required.