IMPACT: EC-Council Advanced Security Training in June Malaysia


Cyberjaya, Malaysia, 3 May 2011 - EC-Council and International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) will be presenting the CAST Advanced Penetration Testing training course from 6 - 8 June 2011 at IMPACT, Cyberjaya, Malaysia.
EC-Council’s Center of Advanced Security Training (CAST) offers advanced and highly technical training programs co-developed by EC-Council and well-respected industry practitioners and subject matter experts. CAST aims to provide specialized training programs that will cover key information security related concepts and techniques at advance level.
The Advanced Penetration Testing course is a 3-day highly intense and technical training that focuses on attacking and defending highly secured environments. In this training, participants will be learning how to attack new operating systems such as Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and the latest Linux servers.
All of these will be patched, and hardened. Both network and host-based intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS) will be in place as well. Participants will also learn what it really takes to break into a highly secured organization from the outside, how to move around the network without being detected, understand how to mitigate or circumvent common security implementations such as Locked Down desktops, GPOs, IDS/IPS/WAF and acquire the skills required to pentest "high security" environments such as government agencies, financial institutions, and other key installations.
Those who attend CAST training will:
  • Acquire advanced security knowledge through highly technical, hands-on training
  •  Learn proven advanced security techniques and strategies from industry practitioners
  •  Combat real-world attack and defense scenarios through well-designed, intensive labs
The current list of programs offered by CAST are:
  •  Advanced Penetration Testing – learn how to hack patched and hardened operating systems, networks, and applications.
  • Digital Mobile Forensics Deep Dive – learn how to recover digital forensic evidence from a mobile device.
  • Advanced Application Security – learn how to harden applications from within through defensive programming.
  • Advanced Network Defense – learn how to defend networks by taking on the offensive mindset of a hacker.
  • Cryptography – learn how cryptographic protocols and cryptanalysis techniques work.
For more information or registration, please visit

About EC-Council Center of Advanced Security Training (CAST)

The rapidly evolving information security landscape now requires professionals to stay up to date on the latest security technologies, threats and remediation strategies. CAST was created to address the need for quality advanced technical training for information security professionals who aspire to acquire the skill sets required for their job functions.
CAST courses are advanced and highly technical training programs co-developed by EC-Council and well-respected industry practitioner or subject matters experts. CAST aims to provide specialized training programs that will cover key information security domains at advanced level.
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member–based organization that certified individual in various e-business and security skills. It is the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) course, Computer Hacking Forensics (CHFI) program, License Penetration Tester (LPT) program and various other programs offered in over 60 countries around the glove. EC-Council has trained over 80,000 individuals and certified more than 30,000 security professionals.
These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. federal government, National Security Agency (NSA), Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS), Army, FBI, Microsoft, and CERTs (Computer Emergency Response Team) of various nations.
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) included the CEH program into its Directive 8570, making it one of the mandatory standards to be achieved by Computer Network Defenders Service Providers (CND-SP).
The International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) is the world’s first comprehensive alliance bringing together governments, academia and industry experts to enhance the global community’s capabilities in dealing with cyber threats. Based in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, IMPACT provides its partner countries access to expertise, facilities and resources to effectively address cyber threats. For more information, please visit
Media Contact:
Leonard Chin
Director of Marketing, Conferences & Events (EC-Council)
Managing Director – CAST
Kalaivani Pakiri
Manager, Corporate Communications
Tel : +60 (3) 8313 2124




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