CEH is one of the best certifications I have because it emphasizes hands-on skills as opposed to certifications that are more theory based.
"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man."
-- Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915), American author, "A Message to Garcia"
Internet technologies have revolutionized economies, business models and influenced the fundamental way business is done. E-Commerce has resulted in the evolution of new communication and delivery channels, created differentiated value chains and integrated enterprise applications.
EC-Council certifications are designed to provide the foundation needed by every Electronic Commerce and Security Professional. The EC-Council curriculum provides a broad range of skills and knowledge needed to build and manage an organization's networking and security operations and to effectively utilize various resources to achieve operation excellence.
There are different levels of certifications under EC-Council:
IT Security Professional Certifications
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Entry Level Security Certifications
Graduate Level Certifications
EC-Council Security Matrix
Download EC-Council Certification Path (PDF Document)
EC-Council Continuing Education (ECE) Credits
EC-Council Continuing Education points will serve to ensure that all EC-Council certified professionals maintain and further their knowledge. Professionals will need to meet the requirements of the ECE to avoid revocation of certification.