Jay Bavisi is the Co-Founder and President of EC-Council, a global Leader in Information Security Education, Training, and Certification.
The EC-Council is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and information security skills. It is the owner and creator of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)/License Penetration Tester (LPT) programs, and as well as many others programs, that are offered in over 60 countries through a training network of more than 450 training partners globally.
With 27 Infosec facing certifications in all, ECC’s direct interest is in supporting the global need for Security Certified Professionals in the realm of Ethical Hacking among many other domains.
EC-Council has trained over 80,000 individuals and certified more than 30,000 security professionals. Many of these certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS).
The United States Department of Defense has included the CEH program into its Directive 8570, making it as one of the mandatory standards to be achieved by Computer Network Defenders Service Providers (CND-SP).
The EC Council organizes the Hacker Halted conferences, featuring some of the best infosec superstars including Bruce Schneier (Internationally acclaimed security guru), Wolfgang Kandek (CTO – Qualys), Jeremiah Grossman (CTO – WhiteHat Security), George Kurtz (Global CTO – McAfee), Dr. Charlie Miller (Accuvant), Moxie Marlinspike, Barnaby Jack and many others.
There were a total of more than 70 speakers this year, and a very comprehensive agenda covering the major hot topics surrounding information security across 4 dedicated tracks.
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