Certified Cyber Security Manager


About this Course

This CCSM (Certified Cyber Security Manager) certification training will give you the requisite skillsets to design, deploy and manage security architecture for your organization. The course is aligned with leading IT governance, Cyber Security Standards and Best Practices and is designed to empower you with practical skills to design, deploy and manage an efficient and cost effective cyber security regime for your organisation and clients. Enterprises and government agencies increasingly expect their IT professionals to hold a Cyber Security Manager certification, and it is considered essential to ongoing education and career development. This course will see that you are well-equipped to manage the ongoing security, compliance and governance of your IT organization.

Target Audience

  • Security consultants and managers
  • IT directors and managers
  • Security auditors and architects
  • Security systems engineers
  • Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs)
  • Information security managers
  • IS/IT consultants
  • Chief Compliance/Privacy/Risk Officers
  • Audit and Risk committees of the Board

What You Will Learn?

  • Develop a working knowledge of the ISO 27001 Information Security Management Standard Implementation
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the relationship between information security programs and broader business goals and objectives.
  • Focus on IT compliance and the integrity of enterprise systems to establish a more secure enterprise IT framework
  • Document an information security strategy, that includes among others, IT security manual, IT governance manual and policies and procedures for critical IT processes for an improved governance environment for IT
  • Earn the requisite 16 CPEs required to take the CCSM certification exam
  • Undertake thorough IS and IT assessments effectively, including conducting an effective IT audit for a bank and or any business to meet the agreed upon procedures as stipulated by the regulatory bodies that meet the minimum requirements by the law on IT security assurance.
  • Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to pass the CCSM certification exam
  • Write and present a comprehensive IT / IS audit report
  • Define and design security architecture for your IT operation

Prerequisites for CCSM certification

To become a CCSM certified professional, you need to fulfil the following criteria:

  1. Read the CCSM course material and pass the exam. Thereafter, you will become CCSM certified member. If you are already a holder of an ICT professional certification like CISM, CISA, CEH, CHFI, CISSP, or any other (you submit, and we examine the course content), you may apply for exam waiver and only attempt one case study challenge instead of the required two.
  2. Unlike other certifications, CCSM exam you must submit a written report answering two special practical case studies we share with you upon application for membership. These case studies test your ability to perform the work of a Cyber Security Manager. A completed application must be submitted within 5 years from the date of initially passing the examination.
  3. Have a two years hands-on experience. All experience must be verified independently with employers.
  4. This experience must have been gained within the 10-year period preceding the application date for certification or within five years of passing the examination.
  5. Three (3) years of the five (5) years of work experience must be gained performing the role of an information security manager
  6. In addition, this work experience must be broad and gained in two (2) of the four (5) CCSM domains

Course Outline

Level 1: Cyber Security Essentials

Module 1:  Cyber Security Procedures and Standards

Module 2: Ethical Hacking in Practice

Module 3: Cyber Security Risk Management

Module 4: I.T Governance and life cycle Management

Module 5: Computer Networking Essentials

Module 6: Computer Programming Essentials

Level 2: Cyber Security Intermediate

Module 7: Penetration Testing Tools and Techniques

Module 8: System Hacking and Common Exploits

Module 9: Physical Security Risk Management

Module 10: Operations Security and Access Control System

Module 11: Security Governance and Approaches

Module 12: Cyber Security Audit and Reporting

Level 3: Cyber Security Advanced

Module 13: Continuous Monitoring and System Operations

Module 14: Critical Security Controls

Module 15: Advanced Security Essentials

Module 16: Advanced Professional Penetration Testing

Module 17: Professional Web Application Security and Defences

Module 18: Mobile Application Security

Module 19 Cyber Threat Intelligence

Module 20: Cyber Security Case Study – Defensive and Offensive Security Explained in Practice

Target Audience

CCSM certification is critical certification offering holders opportunities to work in any global organisation as it empowers holders with critical practical skills that are in short supply.  This certification is best suited for:

  1. Security consultants and managers
  2. IT directors and managers
  3. Security auditors and architects
  4. Security systems engineers
  5. Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs)
  6. Information security managers
  7. IS/IT consultants
  8. Chief Compliance/Privacy/Risk Officers
  9. University students who want to gain a competitive edge.
  10. Audit and Risk committees of the Board

Duration: 80 hours
Pricing: $1350

Tuition: $600.00
Exam: $300.00
Administrative Fees: $50.00
Exam Revision Fees: $300.00
Associate Membership: $70.00
Lunch and Refreshments: $30.00

1. Boot Camp – Starting 1st week of the month, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
2. Evening Classes – Tuesday to Thursday, 6pm to 9pm
3. Weekend Classes
-Satuday 9am to 5pm and Sunday 9am to 1pm

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