The Certified Incident Handling Engineer vendor neutral certification is designed to help Incident Handlers, System Administrators, and any General Security Engineers understand how to plan, create and utilize their systems in order to prevent, detect and respond to attacks.

In this in-depth training, students will learn step-by-step approaches used by hackers globally, the latest attack vectors and how to safeguard against them, Incident Handling procedures (including developing the process from start to finish and establishing your Incident Handling team), strategies for each type of attack, recovering from attacks and much more.

Furthermore, students will enjoy numerous hands-on laboratory exercises that focus on topics, such as reconnaissance, vulnerability assessments using Nessus, network sniffing, web application manipulation, malware and using Netcat plus several additional scenarios for both Windows and Linux systems.


Graduates of the mile2 Certified Incident Handling Engineer training obtain real world security knowledge that enables them to recognize vulnerabilities, exploit system weaknesses and help safeguard against threats. This course covers the same objectives as the SANS® Security 504 training and prepares students for the GCIH® and CIHE certifications

Key Data

  • Course Title: Certified Incident Handling Engineer
  • Duration: 5 days
  • English: English
  • Class Format Options:Instructor-led,Live Virtual Trainin
  • Prerequisites:A minimum of 12 months experience in networking technologies, Sound knowledge of TCP/IP, Knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Student Materials: Student Workbook,Student Prep Guide
  • Certification Exams: CIHE- Certified Incident Handling Engineer, Covers GCIH- GIAC Certified Incident Handler


  • Module 1 - Incident Handling Explained
  • Module 2 - Threats, Vulnerabilities and Exploits
  • Module 3 - Preparation
  • Module 4 - First Response
  • Module 5 - Containment
  • Module 6 - Eradication
  • Module 7 - Recovery
  • Module 8 - Follow-Up


Upon completion of the Certified Incident Handling Engineer course, students will be able to confidently undertake the CIHE certification examination (recommended). Students will enjoy an in-depth course that is continuously updated to maintain and incorporate the ever changing security world. This course offers up-to-date proprietary laboratories that have been researched and developed by leading security professionals from around the world.


  • Advanced Module 1 Lab – Computer Security Incident Response Team
  • Advanced Module 2 Lab – Log File Analysis: Analyzing a Shell History File
  • Advanced Module 2 Lab – Log File Analysis: Searching attacks in your Apache logs


The Certified Incident Handling Engineer exam is taken online through Mile2’s Assessment and Certification System (“MACS”), which is accessible on your account. The exam will take 2 hours and consist of 100 multiple-choice questions. The cost is $400 USD and must be purchased from

All combos Include

  • Online Video
  • Electronic Book(Workbook/Lab guide*) in technical classes only
  • Exam Prep Questions
  • Exam

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