Where to Go from Here
The CEH exam is an excellent exam in its own right, but it forms the foundation of a higher-level certification from the EC Council: the Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT). In order to obtain the LPT certification, you must (currently) pass the EC Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) exam, which is a more advanced ethical hacking certification that covers 47 different objectives. After successfully passing both the CEH and ECSA, you must complete the LPT application and return it along with a police background check from the FBI or equivalent agency for your country, along with the fee of $500 USD. The LPT is good for years, after which you must renew annually with the EC Council.