EHE – Ethical Hacking Essentials

EHE – Ethical Hacking Essentials

North American College is a proud academic partner of The Ec-Council to offer The Essentials Series Cybersecurity Micro-Credential courses.







EC-Council is the leading IT and e-Business certification awarding body and the creator of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (#CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and Certified Penetration Testing Professional (CPENT)/ Licensed Penetration Tester (Master). EC-Council has trained over 80,000 individuals and certified more than 30,000 security professionals from such fine organizations as the US Army, the FBI, Microsoft, IBM and the United Nations. EC-Council’s certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including: – the US Federal Government via the GI Bill, – National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS).

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What Is Ethical Hacking Essentials?

Ethical Hacking Essentials, or the E|HE certification, is an entry-level cybersecurity program from EC-Council in the Essential Series. It encompasses the fundamental concepts of ethical hacking, penetration testing, and information security. E|HE is designed for those who want to launch a career in cybersecurity. It equips students with the essential skills required for entry-level cybersecurity professionals in the field of ethical hacking.

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The program builds the competency and fundamental expertise required of professionals in ethical hacking and information security skills, equipping them to bring more value to their organization.

The Ethical Hacking Essentials program covers the fundamental concepts of information security and ethical hacking. E|HE equips students with the knowledge and skills to identify information security threats and attack vectors, including password cracking, social engineering, sniffing, and implementing general security controls.

The essentials course is EC-Council’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) educational series. The courseware comes with a free eBook, lab tutorials, and video lectures with optional upgrades to labs, exam certificates, and more.

Course Dates: Saturday, March 30th & Sunday, March 31st, 2024, 10-6 pm ET

In Person Training in downtown Toronto or Online Virtual Training offered.


  1. Information Security Fundamentals
  2. Ethical Hacking Fundamentals
  3. Information Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
  4. Password Cracking Techniques and Counter measures
  5. Social Engineering Techniques and Counter measures
  6. Network Level Attacks and Countermeasures
  7. Web Application Attacks and Countermeasures
  8. Wireless Attacks and Countermeasures
  9. Mobile Attacks and Countermeasures
  10. IoT and OT Attacks and Countermeasures
  11. Cloud Computing Threats and Countermeasures
  12. Penetration Testing Fundamentals

Career Opportunities

  • Cybersecurity Technician
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Cyber Crime Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Specialists
  • IT Support Specialists
  • Network Administrator
  • Incident & Intrusion Analyst
  • IT Security Specialist
  • Networking Technical Specialist
  • Cyber Forensic Specialist
  • Intelligence Operations Specialist
  • Cyber Operations Technician

Admission Requirements

EC-Council’s entry level Essentials Series courses do not have any prerequisites and were developed to help kickstart your career in cybersecurity.

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Why Cybersecurity?

  • 1 in 6 cybersecurity roles in Canada remains unfilled.
  • Canada needs 25,000 more cybersecurity professionals to meet current demand.
  • Despite high salaries, the gap in qualified cybersecurity professionals persists.
  • Secure a future in an industry where demand outpaces supply.
  • Empower yourself in a field where your skills are in critical demand.

Who is This For?

  • Professionals
  • Graduates
  • High School Students
  • IT Professionals looking to upskill
  • Anyone seeking job security in a growing industry

What’s Included?

The in-person course package includes the following:

  • Industry Expert Teachers
  • Course Materials
  • Hands-On Labs
  • Exam Voucher
  • Case Studies
  • Facilitator Coaching
  • Meals (provided during the weekend training)


$ 1000.00 CAD

Exam Information

  • EXAM TITLE: Ethical Hacking Essentials (E|HE)
  • (E|HE) EXAM FORMAT: Multiple Choice Exam
  • EXAM LENGTH: 2 Hours

Essentials Series Course Dates & Times

  • Ethical Hacking Essentials – Saturday, March 30th & Sunday, March 31st, 2024, 10-6 pm ET
  • Digital Forensics Essentials – Saturday, April 13 & Sunday, April 14th, 2024, 10-6 pm ET
  • Network Defense Essentials – Saturday, April 27th & Sunday, April 28th, 2024, 10-6 pm ET

Course Delivery

In person – Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 6 pm and online virtual training option

In Person Training Location

In Person: 730 Yonge Street (& Bloor Avenue), Suite 207, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2B7

Conveniently located in downtown Toronto, accessible by public transport.

Virtual Training

Meeting link details to follow registration

Instructor Highlights

Our industry-leading instructors who bring practical experience and insight to the classroom.

Farooq Wahab Naiyer

Farooq Naiyer brings over two decades of expertise in cybersecurity, privacy, and technology compliance to NACIT. As the former global lead for technology and cyber assurance at Munich Re and former CISO for ORION, Farooq has a distinguished track record in both academia and industry. Honored with awards like the CSO Compass Award and the EC Council Presidential Award, he has significantly contributed to cybersecurity education and standards in Canada. Farooq is an influential figure, serving on various boards and advisory committees, committed to fostering the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.

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