(ISC)²® Certified in Cybersecurity Entry-Level Certification

Course 2063

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation
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  • 1-day instructor-led training course

  • Official (ISC)² Content

  • Certification Exam Voucher Included

  • One Exam Retake included with Certification Exam Voucher

  • After-course coaching available


To help close the workforce gap, (ISC)² launched the Certified in Cybersecurity entry-level certification. With no experience required, it opens opportunities in the field to a much broader range of candidates, including recent graduates, career changers and IT professionals. In addition, Certified in Cybersecurity starts newcomers on their path to advanced cybersecurity certifications like the CISSP, Security+ and other future leadership roles.

Certified in Cybersecurity Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

  • On-Demand Bundle

Certified in Cybersecurity Course Information

  • This Certified in Cybersecurity Course includes:

    • Peer discussions.
    • Pre- and post-course assessments.
    • A Certification Exam voucher (includes one free retake of exam).
  • Certified in Cybersecurity Prerequisites

    There are no prerequisites.

  • Certified in Cybersecurity Exam Information

    The exam covers the following domains: 

    • Domain 1: Security Principles
    • Domain 2: Business Continuity (BC), Disaster Recovery (DR), & Incident Response Concepts
    • Domain 3: Access Controls Concepts
    • Domain 4: Network Security
    • Domain 5: Security Operations

Certified in Cybersecurity Course Outline

You will Learn How To: Define fundamental security concepts 

  • Module 1: Understand the Security Concepts of Information Assurance  
  • Module 2: Understand the Risk Management Processes  
  • Module 3: Understand Security Controls  
  • Module 4: Understand Governance Elements  
  • Module 5: Understand (ISC)2 Code of Ethics  

Note: Course materials are organised by chapter, not domain, which may result in domains or individual domain topics being covered in a different order than what appears in the exam outline. The chapter structure allows us to properly cover the exam domains while supporting a more cohesive learning experience.

You will Learn How To: Describe Incident Response, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery  

  • Module 1: Understand Incident Response  
  • Module 2: Understand Business Continuity   
  • Module 3: Understand Disaster Recovery  

You will Learn How To Identify the components of several Access Controls Concepts   

  • Module 1: Understand Access Control Concepts  
  • Module 2: Understand Physical Access Controls  
  • Module 3: Understand Logical Access controls  

You will Learn How To Practice the terminology and review concepts of network security. 

  • Module 1: Understand Computer Networking  
  • Module 2: Understand Network (Cyber) Threats and Attacks  
  • Module 3: Understand Network Security Infrastructure  

You will Learn How To Practice the terminology and review concepts of network security   

  • Module 1: Understand Data Security  
  • Module 2: Understand System Hardening  
  • Module 3: Understand Best Practice Security Policies  
  • Module 4: Understand Security Awareness Training  

You will Learn How To Understand the layout of the exam and prepare to take the exam 

  • Module 1: Certification Requirements    
  • Module 2: Scheduling the Exam  
  • Module 3: Before the Exam  
  • Module 4: Day of Exam   
  • Module 5: Tips for Reading the Questions   
  • Module 6:  After the Exam 


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Certified in Cybersecurity

Students, prospective employees, entry-level professionals and career changes wishing to start their path toward cybersecurity leadership by taking the (ISC)²’s Certified in Cybersecurity exam.

A basic understanding of Information Technology (IT) makes you a great fit for this certification.

You will receive one free retake of the exam.

Learners can expect an engaging and interactive learning approach that allows them to learn at their own pace and time. To broaden the understanding of the material, the content will be taught through a series of instructional content, application quizzes, expert perspectives and a recurring scenario-based activity providing real-world application of concepts.

In order to complete the course, receive a certificate of completion and earn (ISC)² continuing professional education (CPE) credits, learners must:

  • Complete all learning activities within the self-paced course.
  • Complete the self-paced course evaluation.