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Learning Tree International Introduces a New Course: CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker: Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new ethical hacking course—CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker: Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures. This official EC-Council course employs the latest Version 7.1 course materials. Participants are provided with in-depth knowledge on the tools and techniques needed to protect networks from unauthorized access and activity. This course prepares participants for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam 312-50 and CEH certification.

“This course, authored by EC-Council, immerses participants in an interactive environment where they learn how to scan, test, hack and secure their own systems," said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International. "Participants learn about perimeter defenses and what steps can be taken to secure systems.”

CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker

Through interactive hands-on exercises, participants gain practical experience protecting their networks from attack by using the same techniques malicious hackers use. This course also prepares participants for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam 312-50 and CEH certification.

Exercises include:

  • Scanning system and network resources with advanced IP scanner
  • Creating a virus using the JPS Virus Maker tool
  • Detecting phishing with Netcraft and PhishTank
  • Implementing the Burp Suite to test Web applications
  • Applying Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
  • Encrypting data to prevent unauthorized access

Learning Tree will begin presenting CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker at its Education Centers in October 2011.

The current schedule includes the following:

Washington, DC (Reston, VA) – October 31-November 4, 2011
New York, NY – December 12-16, 2011
Los Angeles, CA – December 19-23, 2011
Washington, DC (Rockville, MD) – January 9-13, 2012

This schedule is subject to change.

Attendees can attend this course at a Learning Tree Education Center, or it can be delivered on site at a client facility as a private, customized event.

For further information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit us online.

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective hands-on training to managers and information technology professionals. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on people and project management, leadership and business skills, Web development, operating systems, databases, networking, IT security and software development. Courses are presented at Learning Tree Education Centers located globally, on site at client facilities, and are available via Learning Tree AnyWare™ (patent pending), our proprietary live, online instructor-led training delivery option that connects online participants to actual classrooms. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International’s Facebook fan page.


The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in cyber security and e-commerce. It is the owner and developer of 20 security certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and Certified Security Analyst /Licensed Penetration Tester (ECSA/LPT). EC-Council has trained over 90,000 security professionals and certified more than 40,000 members. EC-Council’s certification programs are offered by over 450 training centers across 87 countries. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense via DoD 8570.01-M, the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). EC-Council also operates EC-Council University and the global series of Hacker Halted information security conferences. The global organization is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More information about EC-Council is available at

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