Mapúa to equip more cybersecurity experts as EC-Council Academia Partner

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Mapúa to equip more cybersecurity experts as EC-Council Academia Partner

To help supply the country’s requirement of cybersecurity experts, Mapúa University, the country’s premier engineering and technological school, has partnered with EC-Council to deliver industry-leading cybersecurity training and certifications. Now an authorized EC-Council Academia Partner, Mapúa will be offering high-quality, authorized EC-Council Cybersecurity-related academic courses to train Mapúa students for the ever-evolving global standards on cybersecurity.

Aside from preparing future and current IT professionals to become globally competitive, the move also aims to generate a troop of highly competent Filipino cybersecurity professionals who can help the country avert and recover from the influx of cyberattacks that have since escalated during the pandemic.

The university currently offers three EC-Council certificate courses: Certified Secure Computer User, Certified Network Defender, and Certified Ethical Hacker.

All courses are available online. EC-Council certificates will be given to students who successfully pass the corresponding examinations. These self-paced courses tackle essential topics that help cybersecurity experts battle cybercrimes.

In the Certified Ethical Hacker course, some of the issues covered are ethical hacking, foot-printing and reconnaissance, IoT Hacking, SQL Injection, and Cryptography.

On the other hand, IT professionals will appreciate the in-depth insights offered in the Certified Network Defender. This course discusses in-depth subjects on security architecture, anomalies detection, forensics investigation, disaster recovery, attack surface analysis, and threat intelligence, among others.

Certified Secure Computer User enrollees will undertake secure operating systems, malware and antivirus, social networking sites, secure cloud and network connections, and data backup and disaster recovery.

Currently enrolled students and fresh graduates from batch 2020 of Mapúa can avail of the modules and exam voucher at a special academic rate.

EC-Council is a world-renowned leading certification body in cybersecurity technical certifications. Its programs are endorsed and internationally recognized by organizations such as the US Government National Security Agency, the Committee on National Security Systems, and American National Standards Institute.

To register, visit or email for more details.