EC-Council - Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES)

Duration

Duration:

Just 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

28/6/2021 (Monday)

Benefits

Four reasons why you should sit your ECES course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be ECES trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your ECES course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass ECES first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study ECES with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 102.635 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Curriculum

1. Introduction and History of Cryptography

  • What is Cryptography?
  • History
  • Mono-Alphabet Substitution
    • Caesar Cipher
    • Atbash Cipher
    • ROT 13
    • Scytale
    • Single Substitution Weaknesses
  • Multi-Alphabet Substitution
    • Cipher Disk
    • Vigenère Cipher
      • Vigenère Cipher: Example
      • Breaking the Vigenère Cipher
    • Playfair
    • The ADFGVX cipher
  • Homophonic Substitution
  • Null Ciphers
  • Book Ciphers
  • Rail Fence Ciphers
  • The Enigma Machine
  • CrypTool

2. Symmetric Cryptography & Hashes

  • Symmetric Cryptography
  • Information Theory
    • Information Theory Cryptography Concepts
  • Kerckhoffs's Principle
  • Substitution
  • Transposition
  • Substitution and Transposition
  • Binary Math
    • Binary AND
    • Binary OR
    • Binary XOR
  • Block Cipher vs. Stream Cipher
  • Symmetric Block Cipher Algorithms
    • Basic Facts of the Feistel Function
      • The Feistel Function
      • Unbalanced Feistel Cipher
    • Data Encryption Standard (DES)
    • 3DES
      • DESx
      • Whitening
    • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
      • AES General Overview
      • AES Specifics
    • Blowfish
    • Serpent
    • Twofish
    • Skipjack
    • International Data Encryption Algorithm (IDEA)
    • CAST
    • Tiny Encryption Algorithm (TEA)
    • SHARK
  • Symmetric Algorithm Methods
    • Electronic Codebook (ECB)
    • Cipher-Block Chaining (CBC)
    • Propagating Cipher-Block Chaining (PCBC)
    • Cipher Feedback (CFB)
    • Output Feedback (OFB)
    • Counter (CTR)
    • Initialisation Vector (IV)
  • Symmetric Stream Ciphers
    • Example of Symmetric Stream Ciphers: RC4
    • Example of Symmetric Stream Ciphers: FISH
    • Example of Symmetric Stream Ciphers: PIKE
  • Hash Function
    • Hash - Salt
    • MD5
      • The MD5 Algorithm
    • MD6
    • Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA)
    • Fork 256
    • RIPEMD – 160
    • GOST
    • Tiger
  • CryptoBench

3 Number Theory and Asymmetric Cryptography

  • Asymmetric Encryption
  • Basic Number Facts
    • Prime Numbers
    • Co-Prime
    • Eulers Totient
    • Modulus Operator
    • Fibonacci Numbers
  • Birthday Theorem
    • Birthday Paradox
      • Birthday Paradox: Probability
    • Birthday Attack
  • Random Number Generators
    • Classification of Random Number Generators
    • Traits of a Good PRNG
    • Naor-Reingold and Mersenne Twister Pseudorandom Function
    • Linear Congruential Generator
    • Lehmer Random Number Generator
    • Lagged Fibonacci Generator (LFG)
    • Blum Blum Shub
    • Yarrow
    • Fortuna
  • Diffie-Hellman
  • Rivest Shamir Adleman (RSA)
    • RSA – How it Works
    • RSA Example
  • Menezes–Qu–Vanstone
  • Digital Signature Algorithm
    • Signing with DSA
  • Elliptic Curve
    • Elliptic Curve Variations
  • Elgamal
  • CrypTool

4 Applications of Cryptography

  • Digital Signatures
  • What is a Digital Certificate?
    • Digital Certificates
      • X.509
      • X.509 Certificates
      • X.509 Certificate Content
      • X.509 Certificate File Extensions
  • Certificate Authority (CA)
    • Certificate Authority - Verisign
  • 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
    • Password Authentication Protocol (PAP)
    • Shiva Password Authentication Protocol (S-PAP)
    • Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
    • Kerberos
      • Components of Kerberos System
      • Kerberos Authentication Process
  • Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)
    • PGP Certificates
  • Wifi Encryption
    • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
    • WPA - Wi-Fi Protected Access
    • WPA2
  • SSL
  • TLS
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
    • Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
      • PPTP VPN
    • Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol VPN
    • Internet Protocol Security VPN
    • SSL/VPN
  • Encrypting Files
    • Backing up the EFS key
    • Restoring the EFS Key
  • Bitlocker
    • Bitlocker: Screenshot
  • Disk Encryption Software: VeraCrypt
  • Steganography
    • Steganography Terms
    • Historical Steganography
    • Steganography Details
    • Other Forms of Steganography
    • How to Embed?
    • Steganographic File Systems
    • Steganography Implementations
    • Demonstration
  • Steganalysis
    • Steganalysis – Raw Quick Pair
    • Steganalysis - Chi-Square Analysis
    • Steganalysis - Audio Steganalysis
  • Steganography Detection Tools
  • National Security Agency and Cryptography
    • NSA Suite A Encryption Algorithms
    • NSA Suite B Encryption Algorithms
    • National Security Agency: Type 1 Algorithms
    • National Security Agency: Type 2 Algorithms
    • National Security Agency: Type 3 Algorithms
    • National Security Agency: Type 4 Algorithms
  • Unbreakable Encryption

5. Cryptanalysis

  • Breaking Ciphers
  • Cryptanalysis
  • Frequency Analysis
  • Kasiski
  • Cracking Modern Cryptography
    • Cracking Modern Cryptography: Chosen Plaintext Attack
    • Cracking Modern Cryptography: Ciphertext-only and Related-key Attack
  • Linear Cryptanalysis
  • Differential Cryptanalysis
  • Integral Cryptanalysis
  • Cryptanalysis Resources
  • Cryptanalysis Success
  • Rainbow Tables
  • Password Cracking
  • Tools

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

ECES exam code 212-81

Exam Details:

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Test Duration: 2 Hours
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

You do not need to possess any prerequisites for this certification.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 78 79 16 53 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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