The SCU (EC-Council Secure Computer User) certification is designed for professionals who have advanced skills in security and networking concepts. Individuals holding the SCU certification must be capable of protecting an entire network of information from a variety of security threats, including hackers, sex offenders, phishing scams, viruses, and email hoaxes.
Companies value the SCU (EC-Council Secure Computer User) certification as a means of eliminating serious computer-related problems and increasing productivity within the network. Anyone can earn this certification and use it as a way to enhance their career via promotion, salary raise, recognition, and/or increase responsibility. Resources are available at the EC-Council website that can help prepare you for the exam. Job experience in network security is highly recommended.
The Secure Computer User Specialist (SCUS) web based exam consists of 50 questions that required practical knowledge of major security concepts. A score of 70% or higher is required to pass. Once this test has been passed, certification will be granted. It must be taken in the EC-Council Exam Center and can be scheduled with the EC-Council Accredited Training Center.