CEH Certified Ethical Hacker v8


The exam 312-50 tests CEH candidates on the following 19 domains.

  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking
  • Footprinting and Reconnaissance
  • Scanning Networks
  • Enumeration
  • System Hacking
  • Trojans and Backdoors
  • Viruses and Worms
  • Sniffers
  • Social Engineering
  • Denial of Service
  • Session Hijacking
  • Hacking Webservers
  • Hacking Web Applications
  • SQL Injection
  • Hacking Wireless Networks
  • Evading IDS, Firewalls, and Honeypots
  • Buffer Overflow
  • Cryptography
  • Penetration Testing

IBM Certified SOA Solution Designer [2007]


Job Role Description / Target Audience

This intermediate level certification is intended for solution designers, or consultants and architects with previous experience designing SOA application components and business integration solutions. They are part of project teams responsible for designing SOA solutions.

This certification validates the candidate-s ability to assess and translate client requirements for business process flexibility and agility into a service-focused software solution, using Service Oriented Architecture principles.

Under the direction of the SOA Solution Architect, this SOA Solution Designer:

  • Articulates the value of SOA solution in the context of the business strategy
  • Validates customer business requirements, identifying and documenting current processes and infrastructure related to the business requirements
  • Assesses the client-s readiness for SOA organizationally and technically
  • Defines an appropriate roadmap for SOA adoption and governance
  • Determines services and tasks based on the business process model
  • Establishes service definitions that satisfy both functional and non-functional requirements
  • Designs the service integration environment and incorporates IBM SOA Foundation and Reference Architectures
  • Articulates architectural/design decisions
  • Applies existing best practices and technology standards for SOA and services design in the solution implementation
  • Provides guidance and review for SOA implementation, deployment and management

This SOA Solution Designer is generally self-sufficient and is able to perform most of the tasks involved in the role with limited assistance from peers, product documentation and vendor support services.

IBM Certified SOA Associate [2008]


Job Role Description / Target Audience

This entry level certification is intended for individuals who work on SOA projects, such as architects, technical sales people, sales people, administrators, application developers, business analysts, project managers, system integrators, business integrators, managers, project sponsors and others.

In collaboration with others, this person

  • Assists in communication between technical and business personnel
  • Describes how SOA impacts the various job roles within an organization
  • Raises awareness in others about SOA
  • Articulates the value of an SOA solution in the context of the business strategy
  • Understands how SOA provides value through business and IT alignment, and improves business flexibility and agility
  • Explains the need for SOA governance
  • Assists in the development of a roadmap for SOA adoption

This certification validates the ability of the candidate to articulate the business and technical value of SOA. The candidate can describe the business structure and concerns of an organization at a high level and identify where in that line of business SOA can provide value. They can identify barriers to SOA adoption. They can help bridge the gap between technical and business teams. They can identify the possible entry points of an organization into SOA. The candidate understands the need for SOA governance.