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Certified Incident Handler (ECIH)

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GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
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Certified Incident Handler (ECIH)

Would you like to learn to handle security incidents efficiently within a structured organisation? You can qualify as an Incident Handler and learn to identify, analyse and prevent incidents. An incident response team often deals with incidents within an organisation. The primary goal of dealing with incidents is to retain business processes. Build a solid understanding of computer security and how to tackle incidents with the course in EC-Council Certified Incident Handler. It is perfect for any individual who aspires to take on job roles in computer and network security.

The course is extensive and covers a range of key modules such as introduction to incident handling and response, incident handling and response process, responding to network security incidents, responding to email security incidents and responding to insider threats. Each module is discussed in-depth ensuring learners gain a firm understanding of incident handling and response.

EC-Council Certified Incident Handler is designed to equip you with the fundamental skills to handle computer security incidents and respond effectively. Once qualified in this course, you will become a skilled professional at dealing with a wide array of computer security incidents such as network incidents, inside attack threats and malicious code incidents.

Students will be issued an official cover letter stating that you have completed 24 CPD hours at the completion of your Certified Incident Handler (ECIH) course.

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GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

Awarded by EC-Council

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01: Introduction to Incident Handling and Response
02: Incident Handling and Response Process
03: Forensic Readiness and First Response
04: Handling and Responding to Malware Incidents
05: Handling and Responding to Email Security Incidents
06: Handling and Responding to Network Security Incidents
07: Handling and Responding to Web Application Security Incidents
08: Handling and Responding to Cloud Security Incidents
09: Handling and Responding to Insider Threats

Method of Assessment

In order to successfully complete the EC-Council Certified Incident Handler, 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.

  • Exam Title: EC-Council Certified Incident Handler
  • Exam Code: 212-89
  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice
  • Passing Score: 70%


Successful learners will be awarded the EC-Council Certified Incident Handler 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.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for penetrations testers, risk assessment administrators, network administrators, system administrators and engineers.


  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • Learners must have minimum of 1 year work experience in cyber-security.

Career path

This course in EC-Council Certified Incident Handler will enhance your opportunities for a number of jobs in the IT and security industries. Below given are few of the jobs this certificate will help you in, along with the average UK salary per annum,

  • Penetration Testers
  • Network Administrators
  • System Administrators
  • Engineers
  • IT Managers
  • Network Managers
  • Application Security Engineers

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.