EC-Council Certified Incident Handler


Incident handler is a term used to describe the activities of an organization to identify, analyze, and correct hazards to prevent a future reoccurrence. These incidents within a structured organization are normally dealt with by either an Incident Response Team (IRT) or an Incident Management Team (IMT). These teams are often either designated beforehand or during the event and are placed in control of the organization while the incident is dealt with, in order to retain business processes.


Who should attend

This course will significantly benefit incident handlers, risk assessment administrators, penetration testers, cyber forensic investigators, venerability assessment auditors, system administrators, system engineers, firewall administrators, network managers, IT managers, IT professionals, and anyone who is interested in incident handling and response.

Course Objectives

The ECIH Candidate Handbook outlines the following:

  • a. Impartiality and objectivity is maintained in all matters regarding
  • certification.
  • b. Fair and equitable treatment of all persons in the certification process.
  • c. Provide directions for making decisions regarding granting,
  • maintaining, renewing, expanding, and reducing EC-Council
  • certification/s
  • d. Understand boundaries/limitations and restrictions of certifications.

Product Description

The EC-Council Certified Incident Handler certification is designed to provide the fundamental skills to handle and respond to computer security incidents in an information system.

A Certified Incident Handler is a skilled professional who is able to handle various types of incidents, risk assessment methodologies, and various laws and policies related to incident handling. A certified Incident Handler will be able to create incident handling and response policies and deal with various types of computer security incidents such as network security incidents, malicious code incidents, and insider attack threats.

The ECIH certification will provide professionals with greater industry acceptance as the seasoned incident handler.