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Code of Ethics (CEHv8)

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  • Code of Ethics (CEHv8)

    Keep private and confidential information gained in your professional work. In particular as it pertains to client lists and client personal information.

    Protect the interllectual property of others by relying on your own innovation and efforts, thus ensuring that all benefits vest with its originator.

    Disclose to appropriate persons or authorities potential dangers to any e-commerse clients, the Internet community, or the public, that you reasonably believe to be associated with a particular set or type of electronic transactions or related software or hardware.

    Provide service in your areas of competence; be honest and forthright about any limitations of your experience and education. Ensure that you are qualified for any project on which you work or propose to work by an appopriate combination of education, training, and experience.

    Never knowingly use software or a pricess that is obtained or retained either illegally or unethically.

    Do not engage in deceptive financial practices such as bribery, double billing, or other improper finincial practices.

    Use the property of a client or employee only in ways properly authorized, and with the owner's knowledge and consent.

    Disclose to all concerned parties those conflicts of interest that cannot reasonably be avoided or escaped.

    Ensure good management for any project you lead, including effective procedures for promoting of quality and full disclosure of risk.

    Add to the knowledge of the e-commerce profession by constant study, share thelessons of your experience with fellow EC-Counsil members, and promote public awareness of the benefits of e-commerse.

    Conduct yourself in the most ethical and competent manner when soliciting professional service or seeking employment, this meriting confidence in your knowledge and integrity.

    Ensure ethical conduct and professional care at all times on all professional assignments without prejudice.

    Do not associate witl malicious hackers or engange in any malicious activities.

    Do not purposefully compromise or allow the client organization's systems to be compromised in the course of your professional dealings.

    Ensure all pen testing activities are authorized and within legal limits.

    Do not take part in any black hat activity or be associated with any black hat community that serves to endanger networks.

    Do not take part in any underground hacking community for purposes of preaching and expanding black hat activities.

    Do not make inappropriate references to the certification or misleading use of certificates, marks or logos in publication, catalogs, documents, or speeches.

    Do not violate any law of the land or have any previous convictions.
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