IT-Security Practitioner course

5-day IT-Security Practitioner course

The IT-Security Practitioner course is the second level in the SECO-institute's S-CITSO certifcation track.

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Introduction

This course provides students with a comprehensive overview of all the aspects of IT-security. The course covers current technologies and trends, enabling students to have an understanding of the technical aspects of security. 

 

Target audience

This course is aimed at those who are or expect to become involved in IT-security, such as:

  • IT-Security Managers
  • IT-auditors
  • Junior and medior application, system and network administrators

 

Required knowledge

Basic knowledge of IT-Security is required. We recommend the IT-Security Foundation course or equivalent prior to this course program.

 

Exam, course material and certification

The SECO-Institute exam is conducted by the Security Academy and consists of multiple choice questions, open questions and case studies. The course will provide you with all the knowledge you need to pass the exam. After successful completion of your exam you will receive an "IT-Security Practitioner" certificate from SECO-Institute and you will be able to register for your S-ITSP title and digital badge. Both the course material and the exam are in English. The course includes:

 

  • SECO-Institute official course material
  • SECO-Institute Exam, one week after the last lesson
  • One year SECO-Institute title and digital badge registration (more information here)

 

This course is the second level of the Certified IT-Security Officer certification track of the SECO-Institute's Cyber Security & Governance Certification Program. More information on this certification program can be found on the SECO-institute website.

 

Modules

  • Module 2 - Laws, Regulations, Standards and Best Practises
    • Overview Laws and Regulations
    • Overview of Relevant Standards and Best Practices in Security
  • Module 3 - Incident Management
    • Roles and Decision-making
    • Relationship between CSIRT and CERT
    • Risk Analysis
  • Module 4 - Network Security
    • Network Components (Switch, Router, Firewall, Proxy, IDPS, Honeypot)
    • Security Mechanisms at the Network Level (Port security, VLAN, NAP Content filters)
  • Module 5 - System Security
    • System Components (System Architecture Hardware, Servers, Workstation, Devices)
    • Security Mechanisms at System Level (CPU Privilege Levels, Process Management, Memory Management, User Management)
  • Module 6 - Application Security
    • Types of Applications / Services (stand-alone, client-server, Web apps / Apps)
    • Security Mechanisms at Application Level (Access Controls, Audit Trails)
  • Module 7 - Encryption
    • Symmetric and Asymmetric Crypto
    • Hashing
    • Certificates and PKI
    • SSL / TLS Intro Shortcomings SSL Migration to TLS1.2
  • Module 8 - Identity & Access Management
    • Authentication
    • Password Management
    • User Management
  • Module 9 - Ethical Hacking
    • Overview of the Main Hacking Techniques
    • Demonstration Hacking
  • Exam Preparation
    • Mock Exam
  • Exam

    The exam consists of multiple choice questions and case studies. The course will provide you with all the knowledge you need to pass the exam. Upon successful completion of your exam you will receive an "IT-Security Practitioner" certificate and the S-ITSP title of the SECO-Institute. Both the course material and the exam are in English.

    More information about the IT-Security Practitioner Exam

  • Features

    • 5-day course including exam
    • Course is available as Classroom or Virtual Classroom training
    • Official SECO-Institute course material provided through the Security Academy's Student Portal where you will find the course slides and plenty of additional courseware
    • Study load:
      Contact hours: 35 hours (five days, minus breaks)
      Self-study: 17 hours spread over the entire course 
    • Part of the SECO-Institute's IT-Security certification track
    • You will receive a voucher which entitles you or a colleague to a 10% discount on all subsequent courses

    Dates

    Course information

    £2595 VAT excluded

    5 course days

    8 modules

    Registration is no longer possible

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