Certified Cyber Security Practitioner Training Course

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  • Train with cyber security experts to gain the knowledge required to deliver IT infrastructure, application, information and operational cyber security to your organisation.
  • Industry-leading course designed to help you significantly enhance your career prospects as a cyber security manager.
  • Fully aligned with CyBOK v1.1 (Cyber Security Body of Knowledge), which is approved by the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre).
  • Learn from anywhere with this Live Online course or our Self-Paced option that allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs to a minimum. Find out more .
  • Successful completion of this four-day course and exam awards the Certified Cyber Security Practitioner (C CS P) qualification and 28 CPD/CPE points.




  • Training course outline

    This fully accredited, four-day course gives you the skills required to deliver infrastructure, application, information and operational cyber security by implementing appropriate technical and organisational controls. It also prepares you to pass the internationally recognised IBITGQ C CS P exam on the first attempt.

    The course content is aligned with CyBOK v1.1 . Approved by the NCSC, CyBOK defines and codifies the foundational knowledge required for a cyber security professional.

    This Practitioner-level training focuses on building the knowledge associated with the CyBOK categories:

  • Attacks and Defences
  • Systems Security
  • Software and Platform Security
  • Infrastructure Security


  • The course covers:

  • How to detect and respond to malware attacks and adversarial behaviour;
  • The concepts of security operations and incident management;
  • How security can be ensured at the operating system and hypervisor levels;
  • Implementing network and hardware security;
  • The prevention, detection and mitigation of software cyber attacks; and
  • Web and mobile device cyber security.


  • COVID-19: remote delivery options

    We would like to reassure our clients that all training courses will go ahead as scheduled during the current COVID-19 situation. As a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online. Please also refer to our COVID-19 policy.

    Certified Cyber Security Practitioner course benefits

    Designed by experts

    We’re acknowledged leaders in cyber and information security with years of practical, hands-on experience.

    Delivered by professionals

    Taught by a cyber security consultant with extensive management and technical experience of helping organisations of all sizes deliver effective cyber security programmes.

    Gain practical experience

    Use tools and real-life examples to understand how to apply cyber security controls.

    Hands-on-study

    Participate in group discussions, practical exercises and case studies throughout the course.

    Learn from anywhere

    Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues throughout the UK.

    See what our previous learners think about this course

    “Andrew was great, I've done a couple of courses before and Andrew has been by far the most engaging to listen to, and was able to explain concepts in an easy-to-understand manner.”

    - Anonymous

    Who should attend this course?

    This course is for individuals who wish to develop a successful career in cyber security management and implementation, especially those who need to improve their technical knowledge of typical cyber security attacks and the security controls required at the network, systems, operational and software levels.

    It is particularly appropriate for those with foundational cyber security experience who wish to advance their career, and existing IT professionals such as:

  • Network administrators
  • Database administrators
  • Cloud architects
  • IT helpdesk staff


  • Your Learning Path

    Find out how the Certified Cyber Security Practitioner Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

    This course is an essential component of the following learning paths:

  • Cyber Security roles
  • Information Security roles


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    Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognised as the authority on ISO 27001 – Our team led the world’s first ISO 27001 certification project, and since then we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on information security management system (ISMS) implementations and audits.
  • Learn from anywhere – as a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online.
  • Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 28,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.*
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.


  • * Terms and conditions apply

    Course details

    What does this course cover?

  • Typical malware attacks and how to detect and respond to them.
  • Adversarial behaviours and the frameworks used to understand malicious operations.
  • Fundamental concepts of security operations and incident management.
  • Digital forensic techniques and their application.
  • Introducing cryptography.
  • How security can be ensured at the operating system and hypervisor levels.
  • Distributed systems security.
  • Authorisation, authentication and accountability, and their relationship with access control.


  • Prevention, detection and mitigation of cyber attacks on software applications.
  • Web and mobile device cyber security.
  • Secure software design and the secure software lifecycle.
  • Implementing network security.
  • Hardware security and how it is measured and protected.
  • Research trends and characteristics in the (CPS) cyber-physical systems security field.
  • Challenges and opportunities of physical layer and telecommunications security.


  • What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • The Certified Cyber Security Practitioner exam.
  • A certificate of attendance.


  • What equipment do I need?

    You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam. Our course materials include an interactive PDF and an online quiz tool for knowledge testing. Full details on how to access the exam will be provided by email 1–2 days before sitting the exam.

    Course duration and times

    Day 1: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Day 2: 9:15 am – 5:00 pm
    Day 3: 9:15 am – 5:00 pm
    Day 4: 9:15 am – 4:30 pm

    Course locations

  • Learn from anywhere with our instructor-led Live Online courses, or Classroom / Live Online delivery options. Learn more.
  • Alternatively you can study in a classroom at one of our venues in London or Ely (Cambridgeshire).


  • Are there any prerequisites for this course?

    Before joining this course, you must have passed the Certified Cyber Security Foundation Training Course and included exam.

    Please note that you can attend both courses and save 15% by taking the Certified Cyber Security Foundation and Practitioner Combination Training Course .

    Is there any recommended reading?

    We recommend that you purchase and read the following textbook before the course:

  • Information Security Management Principles – Third Edition


  • Exams and qualifications

    Certified Cyber Security Practitioner exam

    Candidates take the Certified Cyber Security Practitioner (C CS P) exam set by IBITGQ ( International Board for IT Governance Qualifications ) at the end of the course.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%


  • This course is equivalent to:

    28

    CPD points

    What qualifications will I receive?

    Certified Cyber Security Practitioner (C CS P).

    Accreditation

    This course is accredited by IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications) .

    IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications) is a personnel certification body that certifies individuals in the field of IT governance.

    IBITGQ is accredited to the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standard ( Conformity assessment – General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons ) by IAS (International Accreditation Service). ISO 17024 is a global, industry-recognised benchmark, and qualifications accredited to this standard are recognised and highly valued by employers throughout the world.

    You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/ GASQ successful candidate register .

    How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard copy exam certificates are not issued.


  • Do I need to bring proof of identity?

    Participants must provide a form of photographic ID as the invigilator may request to check it before the exam.

    Can exams be retaken?

    Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest.

    Ways to learn

    Learn from anywhere with our range of instructor-led courses

    Wherever you are in the world, you can now attend an IT Governance online course, and get the full benefit of a classroom session.

    To make your life as easy as possible, we offer 3 ways to attend an instructor-led course:

    Classroom

    Our instructor-led courses are hosted at professional training centres located in major cities across the UK.

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    Live Online

    Our instructor-led Live Online courses are hosted and delivered live by one of our expert trainers.

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    Our instructor-led Classroom / Live Online courses give you the flexibil

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