This accelerated 5-day Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO) course (25% percent faster than standard training) will provide you with in-depth knowledge and skills covering the technical aspect of information security management. Your EC-Council CCISO certification course was created by seasoned CISOs to help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to advance to the top of the information security management ladder. You'll learn how to adapt your organization's information security to evolving risks and technology, ensuring enhanced security.
About this course
The CCISO Program of the EC-Council has certified many of the world's top information security experts. The CCISO Advisory Board, a core group of senior information security professionals, helped by laying the groundwork for the program and establishing the topics that would be covered by the exam, body of knowledge, and training.
Some Board members worked as authors, some as exam writers, yet others as quality assurance testers, and still others as trainers.Each section of the curriculum was created with the aspiring CISO in mind, with the goal of passing on the expertise of seasoned experts to the next generation in the areas that are most important in the construction and management of a successful information security program.
The Certified CISO (CCISO) program is the first of its kind in terms of training and certification for information security executives at the highest levels.The CCISO focuses on the application of information security management principles from an executive management perspective, rather than on technical competence.For present and aspiring CISOs, the program was created by sitting CISOs.Candidates must complete the fundamental CCISO standards in order to sit for the CCISO exam and gain the certification.EC-Council Information Security Management (EISM) certification is available to candidates who do not yet meet the CCISO requirements but are interested in information security management.
Why should you take this course?
The CCISO Certification is a market-leading program that recognizes the real-world experience required to achieve at the highest levels of information security management.
The CCISO curriculum integrates audit management, governance, information security controls, human capital management, strategic program planning, and the financial competence needed to operate a highly effective information security program.The CCISO Program's material assumes a high level of technical knowledge and focuses on applying technical knowledge to an information security executive's day-to-day job rather than on exclusively technical content.The CCISO strives to close the gap between the executive management skills required of CISOs and the technical skills possessed by many prospective CISOs.As a practitioner moves from mid-management to upper-level executive management positions, this might be a critical gap.Much of this is generally learnt through on-the-job training, but the CCISO Training Program can help you make the jump to the top of the information security management .
What will you learn by taking this course?
✅ Governance is critical, which includes good policy formulation and aligning the security program with industry-recognized frameworks.
✅ Focuses on project management, which takes up the majority of a CISO's day, and the significance of ensuring information security is built into initiatives from the start..
✅ Focuses on technical issues because all CCISO students are expected to have a high level of technical ability.
✅ Focusses on Management Controls, Audit Management, and Risk Management
✅ Understanding of content regarding leadership, aligning security programs to the overall goals of the business, strategic management, executive buy-in, financial management.
Chapter 1: Governance and Risk Management (Policy, Legal, and Compliance)
✅ Define, Implement, Manage, and Maintain an Information Security Governance Program
✅ Information Security Drivers
✅ Establishing an information security management structure
✅ Laws/Regulations/Standards as drivers of Organizational Policy/Standards/Procedures
✅ Managing an enterprise information security compliance program
✅ Introduction to Risk Management
Chapter 2: Information Security Controls, Compliance, and Audit Management
✅ Information Security Management Controls
✅ Auditing Management
Chapter 3: Security Program Management & Operations
Chapter 4: Information Security Core Competencies
✅ Access Control
✅ Social Engineering, Phishing Attacks, Identity Theft
✅ Physical Security
✅ Risk Management
✅ Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
✅ Firewall, IDS/IPS and Network Defense Systems
✅ Wireless Security
✅ Virus, Trojans and Malware Threats
✅ Secure Coding Best Practices and Securing Web Applications
✅ Hardening OS
✅ Encryption Technologies
✅ Vulnerability Assessment And Penetration Testing
✅ Computer Forensics and Incident Response
Chapter 5: Strategic Planning, Finance, Procurement, and Vendor Management
✅ Strategic Planning
What is the CCISO Program?
The Certified Chief Information Security Officer program is the first of its kind certification that recognizes an individual’s accumulated skills in developing and executing an information security management strategy in alignment with organizational goals. C|CISO equips information security leaders with the most effective toolset to defend organizations from cyber-attacks. To rise to the role of the CISO, strong technical knowledge, and experience is more imperative now than ever before but it must be accompanied by the ability to communicate in business value. C|CISOs understand that their information security decisions often have a direct impact on their organization’s operational cost, efficiency, and agility. As organizations introduce new technologies, C|CISOs will develop and communicate a strategy to avoid the potential risks stemming from their implementation to the organization’s operations.
How do I apply for the CCISO Exam?
In order to qualify to take the CCISO Exam, applicants must fill out the CCISO Exam Eligibility Application found here. Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the applicant is attempting the exam without taking EC-Council Authorized Training, five years of experience in each of the five CCISO Domains is required (experience can be overlapping) and a $100 application fee is due with the application. If an applicant has purchased EC-Council Authorized Training, there is no application fee due and only five years of experience in three of the five domains is required.
How long does it take to process the CCISO Exam Eligibility Application?
Application processing time varies due to the fact that part of the process involves reaching out to verifiers indicated by the applicants as able to verify their experience. In order to speed up this process, applicants can assist the application processing team by reaching out to their verifiers to ensure they have received the required forms from EC-Council and understand what is required. Applications from students in EC-Council Authorized Training are prioritized and expedited in order to ensure testing can occur at the time of the class if the student desires.
What are the five CCISO Domains?
- The five CCISO Domains are:
- Domain 1 – Governance and Risk Management
- Domain 2 – Information Security Controls, Compliance, and Audit Management
- Domain 3: Security Program Management & Operations
- Domain 4: Information Security Core Competencies
- Domain 5: Strategic Planning, Finance, Procurement, and Vendor Management
Five years of experience is required in each of the five CCISO Domains (self-study). Does that mean 25 years of experience is required?
No! In most high-level information security management jobs, each of the 5 CCISO Domains is part of each day. The five years can and usually do overlap.
How do I know if C|CISO is for me?
C|CISO is the right choice for you and your career if you:
– Aspire to attain the highest regarded title within the information security profession – CISO
– Already serve as an official CISO
– Or perform CISO functions in their organization without the official
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Pre-requisites for the course and eligibility for exam
There are no pre-requisites for attending the course. However, to sit the exam a candidate must fulfill the following requirements:
- Minimum 5 years of work experience in each of the 5 CCISO Domains, which must be proved by submitting an Exam Eligibility Application and approved by the EC Council;
- Attending an authorized training course, and
- Minimum 5 years of work experience in 3 of the 5 CCISO Domain, which must be proved by submitting an Exam Eligibility Application and approved by the EC Council;
By attending this course, a candidate shall be eligible to sit the EC Council’s EISM exam. Upon passing the EISM exam after attending this course, a candidate need only acquire 5 years of work experience in any 3 of the CCISO domains and sit the CCISO exam at half the original exam cost.
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