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If you’re interested in building a career in cyber security, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and the CEH (Practical) are a great choice. Read on to learn about how the deal we’re offering on the CEH (Practical) exam and how it differs from the regular CEH exam.

Get $200 off through the end of 2019!

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and we thought that would be the perfect time to announce that we’re offering $200 off the price of CEH (Practical) exam vouchers through the end of 2019! That means you could register for this exam for only $300 instead of the usual $500! The voucher is good for 1 year from the purchase date, so you don’t have to be completely ready to take the exam when you buy the voucher.

What is the CEH Practical?

The CEH Practical is the next step for those who have achieved the CEH credential. This rigorous exam is 6 hours long and includes 20 realistic scenarios with questions designed to validate critical skills in the ethical hacking domains that are outlined in the CEH program. Where the CEH exam is about validating knowledge, the CEH (Practical) is about showing that you can implement that knowledge in real-world scenarios.

This exam makes use of virtual machines, networks and applications to mimic a real corporate network. In the exam, you’ll be presented with scenarios and asked to put into practice the knowledge gained from CEH training.

CEH (Practical) credential holders have demonstrated their ability to:

  • Exploit their understanding of attack vectors
  • Scan networks to identify live and vulnerable machines in a network.
  • Perform OS banner grabbing, service, and user enumeration.
  • Perform system hacking, steganography, steganalysis attacks, and cover tracks.
  • Identify and use viruses, computer worms, and malware to exploit systems.
  • Perform packet sniffing.
  • Conduct a variety of web server and web application attacks including directory traversal, parameter tampering, XSS, etc.
  • Perform SQL injection attacks.
  • Perform different types of cryptography attacks.
  • Perform vulnerability analysis to identify security loopholes in the target organization’s network, communication infrastructure, and end systems etc.

Why is it great for your career?

Employers want to know that you have the practical skills to help defend them against incoming cyber attacks, and there’s no better way to show it than attaining your CEH (Practical). For those who are newer to the industry, this can be especially beneficial. According to Payscale.com, the average Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Salary is $78,979, and some make as much as $126,000. Those who have more experience or credentials will usually fall on the higher end of this scale.

Get CEH Training at LeaderQuest

If you’re ready to upgrade your paycheck and open new career opportunities, come get CEH certification training at LeaderQuest! Forget about self-paced learning and YouTube videos. Our cyber security school is led by industry experts with real-world experience, so you get the knowledge you need to excel. You’ll be ready to pass the CEH certification exam on the first try, but if you have any problems you can sit the course again for free over the next year.

You can complete our CEH course in 5 weekdays with our daytime schedule or over 2 weeks on our evening schedule. With an included test voucher for the CEH exam cost included (not CEH Practical) and onsite testing center, you can complete your certification and get back to work as efficiently as possible. So, are you ready to increase your job security and salary in a growing and lucrative industry?

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