Basically speaking, our one-hour online classes get you one CPE or one ECE.

One should always refer to the governing body of their respective certification for specific CPE and ECE concerns.

CPEs, or Continuing Professional Education as explained by ISC2 [] are required to maintain your certification as outlined in their CPE policy and guideline.

“CPE credits are earned for experience exceeding that of normal on-the-job training or activities. Typically, education qualifying for CPE credits will be gained outside the workplace. If work is done as part of one’s normal job, that activity will not qualify for CPE credits, but any research done in association with that activity can qualify.”

For example, you can earn CPEs by coming to our one-hour online CISSP and CEH classes.  They are considered Class A credits, directly related to the certification subject matter. Computer-Based Training: Earn one CPE credit per hour of computer-based training.

The number of CPEs in a 3-year cycle depends on your certification and possible concentrations.

From ISC2, “CPE Credits for Concentrations: If you hold a CISSP concentration, 20 of the 120 credits required for the CISSP must be directly related to your concentration. If you hold more than one concentration, you must earn 20 credits in each area of concentration. CPEs required for a concentration are automatically counted toward the CISSP CPE requirement.
For example, if you hold an ISSAP and ISSMP, you must earn 20 credits related to the ISSAP domains and 20 credits toward the ISSMP domains. These 40 credits will automatically apply to the 120 credits required to renew your CISSP.”  From, CPE guidelines and policy:

Group A Credits: Direct Information Security Domains of the (ISC)2 CBK [We offer three to five one-hour online classes for each of the following domains.]

• Access Control

• Application Development Security

• Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

• Cryptograph

• Information Security Governance and Risk Management

• Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance

• Operations Security

• Physical (Environmental) Security• Security Architecture and Design

• Telecommunications and Network Security

EC Council’s Certified Ethical Hacking and CECs or Continuing Education Credits

From’s website:

Education Event – 1 credit per hour

From the EC website regarding Continuing Education Credits:
The relationship between EC-Council and its certified members has always been governed by the EC-Council Certification Agreement which has been agreed to prior to candidates receiving their certification…
Members with certifications included under the ECE scheme will have to achieve a total of 120 credits per member (not per certification) within a period of three years. They will have to clock in at least 20 credits per year. For members holding multiple certifications, credits earned will be applied to all the certifications.
The credits can be earned in many ways including attending webinars.

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