S-EHP Certification

The Ethical Hacking Practitioner certification exam tests your real-world penetration skills.

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

The Ethical Hacking Practitioner is really not so much an Ethical Hacking certification- but a professional penetration testing certification. It’s purely focused on advanced offensive techniques and skills.  This is an advanced-level certification. If you’re new to offensive techniques and / or are looking for an introduction in Ethical Hacking, please have a look at the Ethical Hacking Foundation training.

About the certificate

Who is this certification for?
Ethical Hackers who wants to demonstrate they have the hands-on skills to perform complex penetration tests.

What are the benefits of this certification?
This qualification enables you to establish yourself as an ethical hacking professional, and opens you to advanced development and career opportunities in the cybersecurity industry.

How can I position the S-EHP certification in the market?
The S-EHP certification is an advanced-level ethical hacking certification. The next level after S-EHF, CEH.

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

How can I get certified?

  1. Capture the Flag (hands-on exam)
    Duration: 4 hours
    Delivered: In class, with access to a cloudified environment
    Passing score: 100%
    Passing the CTF gives you permission to take the theoretical exam
  2. Theory Exam
    Language: English
    Delivered: Online via a certified proctor (on a date and time that suits you best)
    Questions: 10 multiple choice, 5 open questions
    Passing score: 60%
    Time: 120 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.

For this certification you will need to take the training. There is a capture the flag exercise in class that you must pass to obtain your certification. 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 credentials will be valid for a year. To keep your certification title and digital badge active, you will need to pay a small annual maintenance fee (€75) and report at least 20 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits via our Student Portal. As a SECO-Institute certified member, you will also have opportunities to collect CPE credits by attending webinars and accessing other professional knowledge resources.


Ethical Hacking Practitioner

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.