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    Certified Encryption Specialist

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    Hours: 80
    Duration: 6 months

    Language: English
    Level: Beginner

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    Program Description

    The Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES) program introduces professionals and students to the field of cryptography. The participants will learn the foundations of modern symmetric and key cryptography including the details of algorithms such as Feistel Networks, DES, and AES. Other topics introduced include: • Overview of other algorithms such as Blowfish, Twofish, and Skipjack • Hashing algorithms including MD5, MD6, SHA, Gost, RIPMD 256 and others. • Asymmetric cryptography including thorough descriptions of RSA, Elgamal, Elliptic Curve, and DSA. • Significant concepts such as diffusion, confusion, and Kerkchoff’s principle. Participants will also be provided a practical application of the following: • How to set up a VPN • Encrypt a drive • Hands-on experience with steganography • Hands on experience in cryptographic algorithms ranging from classic ciphers like Caesar cipher to modern day algorithms such as AES and RSA.

    Learning Objectives

    • Types of Encryption Standards and their differences • How to select the best standard for your organization • How to enhance your pen-testing knowledge in encryption • Correct and incorrect deployment of encryption technologies • Common mistakes made in implementing encryption technologies • Best practices when implementing encryption technologies


    Module 1: Introduction and History of Cryptography • What is Cryptography? • History of Cryptography • Mono-Alphabet Substitution • Multi-Alphabet Substitution • Homophonic Substitution • Null Ciphers • Book Ciphers • Rail Fence Ciphers • The Enigma Machine • CrypTool Module 2: Symmetric Cryptography & Hashes • Symmetric Cryptography • Information Theory • Kerckhoffs’s Principle • Substitution • Transposition • Binary Math • Block Cipher vs. Stream Cipher • Symmetric Block Cipher Algorithms • Symmetric Algorithm Methods • Symmetric Stream Ciphers • Hash Function • CryptoBench Module 3: Number Theory and Asymmetric Cryptography • Asymmetric Encryption • Basic Number Facts • Birthday Theorem • Random Number Generator • Diffie-Hellman • Rivest Shamir Adleman (RSA) • Menezes–Qu–Vanstone • Digital Signature Algorithm • Elliptic Curve • Elgamal • CrypTool Module 4: Applications of Cryptography • FIPS Standards • Digital Signatures • What is a Digital Certificate? • Certificate Authority (CA) • Registration Authority (RA) • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) • Digital Certificate Terminology • Server-based Certificate Validation Protocol • Digital Certificate Management • Trust Models • Certificates and Web Servers • Microsoft Certificate Services • Windows Certificates: certmgr.msc • Authentication • Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) • Wi-Fi Encryption • SSL • TLS • Virtual Private Network (VPN) • Encrypting Files • BitLocker • Disk Encryption Software: VeraCrypt • Common Cryptography Mistakes • Steganography • Steganalysis • Steganography Detection Tools • National Security Agency and Cryptography • Unbreakable Encryption Module 5: Cryptanalysis • Breaking Ciphers • Cryptanalysis • Frequency Analysis • Kasiski • Cracking Modern Cryptography • Linear Cryptanalysis • Differential Cryptanalysis • Integral Cryptanalysis • Cryptanalysis Resources • Cryptanalysis Success • Rainbow Tables • Password Cracking • Tools



    Required: None. Recommended: 1 year Information Security Related Experience

    Technical Requirements

    Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)


    Exam Title: EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist • Exam Code: 212-81 • Number of Questions: 50 • Duration: 2 hours • Availability: ECC Exam Portal • Test Format: Multiple Choice • Passing Score: 70%


    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion

    Career Services

    Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:

    • Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
    • Resume Building Assistance
    • Externship or Shadowing Placement
    • Career Coaching
    • Employer Skills Matching
    • And More!

    We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.

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