Overview

ITU is an accredited training center for EC-Council, the world’s largest cybersecurity technical certification body. The mission of EC-Council is to provide information security training that will ultimately help guard our connected economy against a devastating cyber attack.

Why Should I Learn Cybersecurity

  • This will help your organization’s network to be safe and secure from potential cyber attacks
  • This will help you boost your career in IT Cybersecurity and increase your salary
  • This will help you separate yourself from the competition by making sure that you are able to bring in-demand skills with you to your job role.
  • This will also help you understand the legal and appreciate the ethical importance of Information and Cyber Security for yourself and your organization
  • Individuals with an IT Cybersecurity Certificate earn an average of $112, 000 in a year!

 

Accredited Training Center of EC-Council

EC-Council Global Services is a division of the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, also known as EC-Council.

“We are the world’s largest cyber-security technical certification body. We operate in 140 countries globally and we are the owner and developer of the world-famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), and the License Penetration Testing (Practical) programs. We are proud to have trained and certified over 150,000 information security professionals globally who have influenced the cyber-security mindset of countless organizations worldwide.”

Cybersecurity Certificate Program students and alumni are welcomed into the professional network of EC-Council.

ITU is EC-Council Circle of Excellence. Ec-Council Accreditations.

Dr. Mamoun Samaha

Instructor

Mamoun Abu-Samaha has extensive industrial experience. He worked for Hewlett Packard as an architect and technology strategist in corporate IT, a software architect, and then a wireless and mobility chief technology officer. Later, he worked for Motorola Mobility as their enterprise CTO. Currently, he is co-founder, CEO, and chief strategy officer for MobiWee Inc.

 

He teaches the following courses: Mobile Applications Development, Cybersecurity Countermeasures, Web Security & Ethical Hacking, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Algorithms, and Blockchain, Game Design and Software Development and AI, Python, C language.

 

Dr. Abu-Samaha’s areas of interest include mobile platforms and services, applications, Android, iOS, IoT, embedded systems, cybersecurity, and ethical hacking, blockchain, enterprise architecture, game design, unity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, GAN, and virtual and augmented reality.

Curriculum

    ITU offers certificate courses in multiple areas of Cybersecurity, Ethical Hacking, Forensic and Threat Intelligence.

    Total Required:

    ITU certificate courses are academic and are eligible for master’s credits if you plan to take a master’s program with ITU in the future. Take any Course to receive a Certificate from ITU. If you pass the exam of Ec-Council, you will receive an Ec-Council certificate. One course, two certificates!

    Duration: A full-time student can complete the certificate in 4 months, the exam can be taken within 12 months.

    Note: All ITU certificate programs can start at any time during the year — once a minimum number of enrolled students are registered.

    To ensure the best possible educational experience for our students, we may update our curriculum to reflect emerging and changing employer and industry trends. Certificates are designed to be taken at a part-time pace. Please speak to your instructor for more details.

    Tuition

    The cost per course will be related to the number of credits registered, per credit is $650. Plus a trimester fee ($250).

    Click here to get a real-time cost estimate.

    COURSES

    Cybersecurity Certificates

    Cybersecurity
    Course Code Course Name Credits Min to go

    Our Recommended Bundles

    Cybersecurity Level I
    Course Code Course Name Credits Min to go
    Cybersecurity Level II
    Course Code Course Name Credits Min to go
    Cybersecurity Level III
    Course Code Course Name Credits Min to go

    RECOMMENDED COURSE SEQUENCE

    Step 1: Take Courses

    Cybersecurity Certificate Program is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the Cybersecurity Certificate Program. You may choose to start with any certificate or take our recommended bundle to finish the certificate program.

    Step 2: Ec-Council exams

    Each certificate includes an Ec-Council exam. You’ll need to successfully pass the exam to earn your Ec-Council certificate.

    Step 3: Earn Two Certificates at one time

    When you finish the course and pass the Ec-Council exam, you’ll earn a Certificate from ITU and a Certificate from Ec-Council that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    Professional Credit

    Your cybersecurity courses may qualify for professional education or recertification credit.

    • Certified Ethical Hacker® (CEH®)
    • Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator® (CHFI®)
    • Certified Penetration Testing Professional (CPENT®)
    • Certified Network Defender® (CND®)
    • Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst (CTIA®)

    Please verify with our partner Ec-Council for more information.

    Become a CEH®, a CHFI®, a CPENT®, a CND®, or a CTIA®.

    If you’ve completed the ITU cybersecurity certificate, you may qualify for these Ec-Council certificates.

    Ask your instructor to get more information.

    Earn grad school credit

    Want to apply for an M.S. or an M.B.A? Our courses are recognized for credit at graduate programs.

    Licensure and Certification

    Many of the professional education certificate programs at ITU help you get practical skills you can use in your job today while also advancing your career by providing you professional credits toward an industry-recognized license or certification.

    DEPARTMENT CHAIR

    Dr. Mamoun Samaha

    Mamoun Abu-Samaha has extensive industrial experience. He worked for Hewlett Packard as an architect and technology strategist in corporate IT, a software architect, and then a wireless and mobility chief technology officer. Later, he worked for Motorola Mobility as their enterprise CTO. Currently, he is co-founder, CEO, and chief strategy officer for MobiWee Inc.

    He teaches the following courses: Mobile Applications Development, Cybersecurity Countermeasures, Web Security & Ethical Hacking, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Algorithms, and Blockchain, Game Design and Software Development and AI, Python, C language.

    Dr. Abu-Samaha’s areas of interest include mobile platforms and services, applications, Android, iOS, IoT, embedded systems, cybersecurity, and ethical hacking, blockchain, enterprise architecture, game design, unity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, GAN, and virtual and augmented reality.

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