ISACA® CSX Certification

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What is ISACA® CSX Certification?

ISACA CSX Certification aligns to existing global cyber security frameworks that test a candidate’s knowledge and ability to perform tasks within the following areas in varying degrees of complexity:

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Why ISACA® CSX Certification?

CYBRScore’s CSX Practitioner training programs combine classroom instruction with hands-on learning to allow for the building and practice of basic concepts and industry-leading methods that utilize a large array of open source tools to tackle real-world scenarios… all in a virtual “cyber lab” environment.

Furthermore CSXP labs provide a level of accessibility and usability never before seen in the cyber security field. With 24/7 access to real-time, authentic environments, these self-paced labs are relevant to multiple cyber security verticals, and are current with NIST guidelines, U.S. Cybersecurity Framework, and global standards.

CSX Practitioner, launched in 2015, was named Best Professional Certification Program by 2016 SC Magazine Awards at RSA 2016 Conference

ISACA CSX won against top competitor (ISC)2 CISSP® – Certified Information Systems Security Professional

CSXP Certification Course Breakdown

CSX310 – Practitioner Level 1: Identify/Protect

CSX310 – Practitioner Level 1: Identify/Protect provides individuals newly initiated to Incident Response (IR) an introductory experience in the theoretical concepts and practical applications of cyber security. Through multiple lab-reinforced courses, students gain a hands-on education in identifying key networks of responsibility and implementing applicable protection mechanisms. Uniquely crafted by ISACA® for individuals with little to no previous experience in cyber security, students are provided the optimal experiential environment that includes traditional classroom education, with an emphasis on practical lab exercises. The goal is to begin the student transformation process from novice to valuable team member in corporate or government IR groups.

Target Audience: Individuals new to the field of cyber security who are expected to perform basic to intermediate IR tasks in Identify/Protect domains

Objective: Equip students with fundamental understanding of issues faced by cyber security professionals in Identify & Protect domains

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CSX320 – Practitioner Level 2: Detect

CSX320 – Practitioner Level 2: Detect continues providing individuals newly initiated to IR an introductory experience in the theoretical concepts and practical applications of cyber security. Through multiple lab-reinforced courses, students gain a hands-on education in the detection of potential events and incidents that occur on their networks of responsibility. Uniquely crafted by ISACA® for individuals with little to no previous experience in cyber security, students are provided the optimal experiential environment that includes traditional classroom education, with an emphasis on practical lab exercises. The goal is to begin the student transformation process from novice to valuable team member in corporate or government IR groups.

Target Audience: Individuals new to the field of cyber security who are expected to perform basic to intermediate IR tasks in Detect domain

Objective: Equip students with fundamental understanding of issues faced by cyber security professionals in the Detect domain

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CSX330 – Practitioner Level 3: Respond/Recover

CSX330 – Practitioner Level 3: Respond/Recover continues providing individuals newly initiated to IR an introductory experience in the theoretical concepts and practical applications of cyber security with a focus on tasks and responsibilities found in the Respond and Recover domains. Through multiple lab-reinforced courses, students gain a hands-on education in incident and disaster response and recovery when occurring on a network of responsibility. Uniquely crafted by ISACA® for individuals with little to no previous experience in cyber security, students are provided the optimal experiential environment that includes traditional classroom education, with an emphasis on practical lab exercises. The goal is to begin the student transformation process from novice to valuable team member in corporate or government IR groups.

Target Audience: Individuals new to the field of cyber security who are expected to perform basic to intermediate IR tasks in Respond/Recover domains

Objective: Equip students with fundamental understanding of issues faced by cyber security professionals in the Respond & Recover domains

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CSX350 – Practitioner Boot Camp

CSX350 – Practitioner Boot Camp is a five-day, intensive cyber security training course focused on more complex, technical cyber skills and scenarios. CSXP Boot Camp is an accelerated alternative to our more comprehensive three-week CSX Practitioner course series. CSXP Boot Camp is conducted in an adaptive, live cyber lab environment, enabling students to build critical technical skills by learning complex concepts and practice applying industry-leading methods. They will learn to utilize the latest open-source tools within actual, real-world scenarios. CSXP Boot Camp is an ideal way to build complex and advanced technical skills essential for career advancement and will help students in preparing for the CSXP certification exam. Domains: Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond & Recovery.

Target Audience: Individuals with up to five years of experience in a cyber security role and an intermediate technical skill set

Objective: Equip students with a comprehensive understanding of issues faced by cyber security professionals, and better prepare students for career advancement

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