Course Description


CERTIFIED SECURITY ANALYST (ECSA) is a course run by Global Edulink, Dublin. For more information about CERTIFIED SECURITY ANALYST (ECSA) at Global Edulink, please review the details below.


If you want to gain practical, hands-on skills in realistic penetration test, the course in Certified Security Analyst is perfect for your career goals. Certified Security Analyst is the course you take when you want to go a step up from Ethical Hacker. Apply the tools and techniques you learned from Ethical Hacker and improve your understanding of how to apply these skills and understanding in real-world situations. It is a hands-on learning programme that will focus on penetration testing methodology.

The course is extensive and covers a range of key modules such as penetration testing essentials, open source intelligence methodology, social engineering penetration testing and network penetration testing methodology. Each module is discussed in-depth ensuring learners gain a firm understanding of the importance of applying skills learned in penetration testing methodology.

The Certified Security Analyst will help you advance your career with practical skills and experience, build on your skillset gained in Ethical Trainer and further progress to the specialised area of a penetration tester. Qualifying in this course will lead to numerous opportunities in the information security field in a number of high-paying job roles.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more rewarding and enriching.

01: Introduction to Penetration Testing and Methodologies
02: Penetration Testing Scoping and Engagement Methodology
03: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Methodology
04: Social Engineering Penetration Testing Methodology
05: Network Penetration Testing Methodology – External
06: Network Penetration Testing Methodology – Internal
07: Network Penetration Testing Methodology – Perimeter Devices
08: Web Application Penetration Testing Methodology
09: Database Penetration Testing Methodology
10: Wireless Penetration Testing Methodology
11: Cloud Penetration Testing Methodology
12: Report Writing and Post Testing Actions

Who is this course aimed at?

This course will benefit Security Officers, Auditors, Site Administrators and Security Professionals. Additionally, it is suitable for any individual interested in the integrity of network infrastructure.

Method of Assessment

In order to successfully complete the Certified Security Analyst, learners have to sit for the EC-Council exam that demonstrates academic rigour and real-world applicability. Learners are expected to maintain high integrity by achieving the relevant test score.

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Test Duration: 4 Hours


Successful learners will be awarded the Certified Security Analyst by EC-Council Certified.

Awarding Body

EC-Council is a global leader in creating information security trainings and certification programmes. EC-Council operates in 145 countries and is widely recognised for developing Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified Security Analyst amongst a range of courses and programmes. They are proud to have trained information security professionals globally and influenced the mindset of organisations around the world. Their primary goal is to certify individuals and organisations in information security skills.

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Training ProviderGlobal Edulink
Course LocationDublin
Course Fee1849
Entry RequirementsLearners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. Learners must have 2 years of work experience in information security.
Carear Path• Security Officers • Security Professionals • Site Administrators • Auditors • Tester
Phone+44 2037431666
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CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU, Dublin, United Kingdom

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