EC-Council Certified Incident Handler


Expertly handle and respond to security Incidents

The fundamental skills to handle and respond to the computer security incidents 

Combat cyber threats

Use monitoring, detection, incident response, and automation to proactively support ongoing security operations in an enterprise environment

Real world skills​

Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of computer forensics and forensic readiness

Over 50 labs

Apply the principles and techniques for detecting and responding to current and emerging computer security threats with over 50 labs, 800 tools, and 4 OSs

Learn to defend against emerging cybersecurity threats

EC-Council’s Certified Incident Handler uses a holistic approach to cover the concepts concerning organizational incident handling and response, from preparing and planning the incident handling response process to recovering organizational assets after a security incident. 

The EC-Council Certified Incident Handler (ECIH) program focuses on a structured approach for performing the incident handling and response (IH&R) process. The IH&R process includes stages like incident handling and response preparation, incident validation and prioritization, incident escalation and notification, forensic evidence gathering and analysis, incident containment, systems recovery, and incident eradication.

What Skills Will You Learn?

First response procedures such as evidence collection, packaging, transportation, storing, data acquisition, volatile and static evidence collection, and evidence analysis

Methods to reinstate regular operations of organizations as early as possible and limit impact cyber attacks have on business operations

Techniques to combat different types of cybersecurity threats, attack vectors, threat actors and their motives

The fundamentals of vulnerability management, threat assessment, risk management, and incident response automation and orchestration

Anti-forensics techniques used by attackers to find cybersecurity incident cover-ups

The various steps involved in planning an incident handling and response program

Techniques to quickly manage and respond holistically to security incidents

Incident handling and response best practices, standards, cybersecurity frameworks, laws, acts, and regulations

The average salary for ECIH certified professionals in the United States is $88,000 a year

Top Jobs That Require or Benefit from an ECIH Certification

  • Penetration Tester
  • Vulnerability Assessment Auditor
  • Security Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Cyber Forensics Investigator
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Security Administrator
  • IT Manager
  • Security Consultant

Learn From the Comfort of Your Home

Self Paced Training

  • Instructor led training modules (1 year access)
  • Official e-courseware (1 year access)
  • iLabs for ECIH (6 Months Access)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Exam voucher

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