S-EHF Certification

Comprehensive introduction to Ethical Hacking

SECO Ethical Hacking Foundation is a beginner’s certification that validates knowledge and hands-on practice skills as a starting ethical hacker. The exam tests the candidate’s ability to apply this knowledge and practical skills in everyday professional practice.

The Ethical Hacking Foundation certification equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to lay the foundations of a thriving penetration testing career.

By passing the EHF certification exam and earning a SECO-Ethical Hacking Foundation (S-EHF) certificate, you demonstrate your ability to perform basic black-box penetration tests.

About the certificate

Who is this certification for?
Anyone looking for a comprehensive introduction in ethical hacking.

What are the benefits of this certification?
You will gain a solid understanding of how a hacker thinks, what an ethical hacker does, and what skills an ethical hacker needs, hacking ethics, and the legal implications of hacking

How can I position the S-EHF certification in the market?
The S-EHF certification is a beginner-level ethical hacking certification. For a more advanced level we recommend you get the S-EHP (Ethical Hacking Practitioner) certification.

What skills will I be able to validate with my SECO-EHF (S-EHF) certificate?
Please review the objectives section on the program outline page.

How can I get certified?

Theory Exam
Language: English
Delivered: Online via a certified proctor (on a date and time that suits you best)
Questions: 40 multiple choice
Passing score: 60%
Time: 60 minutes

Your exam voucher is included in your training. Please connect with your training provider for your exam voucher and information about the exam registration process. If they are not able to assist you, contact us directly and we will guide you through the process.

Connect with us via the program outline page and we will send you available dates in your country.

You can claim your certification badge at our Member site.

Your SECO Foundation credentials will be entirely free of charge and valid for a lifetime.


Ethical Hacking Foundation

Once you are certified you will learn that SECO-Institute is more than just an examination factory. You will become a member of the (S)ECO-System. Supporting our members and lifelong learning, you will access ‘Member Only’ webinars and professional knowledge resources, obtain discounts on other trainings and events, and receive personal invitations for exclusive conferences, working groups and professional activities developed through our global partner network of other clusters and innovation projects.