Training - ECSA – Certified Security Analyst

Overview of the course

The ECSA penetration testing course provides you with a real world hands-on penetration testing experience and is a globally accepted hacking and penetration testing class available that covers the testing of modern infrastructures, operating systems and application environments while teaching the students how to document and write a penetration testing report.


  • CEH certification
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP & Networks
  • Ethical Hacking Concepts

Who is it for?

  • Network server / Firewall administrators
  • Software Developers
  • Security Testers
  • Defense and Military personnel
  • IT managers
  • System Administrators and Risk Assessment professionals
  • Network Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • Banking & Finance Sector Professionals

Course Content - (Duration – 40 Hours)

  • Security Analysis and Penetration Testing Methodologies
  • TCP IP Packet Analysis
  • Pre-penetration Testing Steps
  • Information Gathering Methodology
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • External Network Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Internal Network Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Firewall Penetration Testing Methodology
  • IDS Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Web Application Penetration Testing Methodology
  • SQL Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Database Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Wireless Network Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Mobile Devices Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Cloud Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Report Writing and Post Test Actions

ECSA v9 Exam Details

The ECSA v9 exam includes 2 required stages.

  • Report writing stage requires candidates to perform various penetration testing exercises on EC-Council’s iLabs before submitting a penetration test report to EC-Council for assessment. Candidates that submit reports to the required standards will be provided with exam vouchers for the multiple-choice exam.
  • Multiple choice exams are proctored online through the EC-Council Exam portal:
    • Credit Towards Certification : ECSA v9
    • Number of Questions : 150
    • Passing Score : 70%
    • Test Duration : 4 Hours

EC-Council Certification Salaries
Average salaries for EC-Council certified professionals:

  • CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker salary: $89,000
  • ECSA: Certified Security Analyst salary: $90,000
  • LPT: Licensed Penetration Tester salary: $92,000
  • CHFI: Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator salary: $96,000
  • CND: Certified Network Defender salary: $85,000

Salary by EC-Council Certificate (USA)