The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and information security skills.
It is the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA)/License Penetration Tester (L|PT) programs, and various others offered in over 60 countries around the globe.
EC-Council has trained over 60,000 individuals and certified more than 22,000 members, through more than 450 training partners globally.
These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS).
EC-Council is the creator of the Hacker Halted conference and workshop series and has established the EC-Council University based in the state of New Mexico, United States of America which offers both bachelors and masters degree programs.
Currently, EC-Council is supporting the International Multilateral Partnership against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) which is a partnership organization of the United Nations/International Telecommunication Union (UN/ITU) to provide training and technical support to governments of its 191 member states.