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Learning Tree International Introduces a New Course – CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker: Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures

RESTON, VA (October 20, 2011)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new ethical hacking course—CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker: Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures. This official EC-Council course employs the latest Version 7.1 course materials. Participants are provided with in-depth knowledge on the tools and techniques needed to protect networks from unauthorized access and activity. This course prepares participants for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam 312-50 and CEH certification.

“This course, authored by EC-Council, immerses participants in an interactive environment where they learn how to scan, test, hack and secure their own systems," said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International. "Participants learn about perimeter defenses and what steps can be taken to secure systems.”

CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker
Through interactive hands-on exercises, participants gain practical experience protecting their networks from attack by using the same techniques malicious hackers use. This course also prepares participants for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam 312-50 and CEH certification.

Exercises include:

  • Scanning system and network resources with advanced IP scanner
  • Creating a virus using the JPS Virus Maker tool
  • Detecting phishing with Netcraft and PhishTank
  • Implementing the Burp Suite to test web applications
  • Applying Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
  • Encrypting data to prevent unauthorized access

Learning Tree will begin presenting CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker at its Education Centers in October 2011.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • Washington, DC (Reston, VA) — October 31-November 4, 2011
  • New York, NY — December 12-16, 2011
  • Los Angeles, CA — December 19-23, 2011
  • Washington, DC (Rockville, MD) — January 9-13, 2012

This schedule is subject to change.

Attendees can attend this course at a Learning Tree Education Center, or it can be delivered on site at a client facility as a private, customized event.

For further information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit us online.

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective, hands-on training to information technology professionals and managers. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on web development; IT security; project management; operating systems; databases; networking; software development; and leadership, management and business skills. Courses are presented globally at Learning Tree Education Centers, on-site at client facilities, and can be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™, the Company’s proprietary technology that connects participants via the web to the actual classroom, from their workplace or home. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit, follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.


The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in cyber security and e-commerce. It is the owner and developer of 20 security certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and Certified Security Analyst /Licensed Penetration Tester (ECSA/LPT). EC-Council has trained over 90,000 security professionals and certified more than 40,000 members. EC-Council’s certification programs are offered by over 450 training centers across 87 countries. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense via DoD 8570.01-M, the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). EC-Council also operates EC-Council University and the global series of Hacker Halted information security conferences. The global organization is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More information about EC-Council is available at

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Max Shevitz
Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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