Certified Chief Information Security Officer -CISO

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Certified Chief Information Security Officer -CISO

The components of the training program include

• Instructor-led

• 8 hours a day for 5 days

• Class Hours:

The 5-day EC-Council’s Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) program is the first of its kind training and certification program aimed at producing top-level information security executives. The C|CISO does not focus solely on technical knowledge but the application of information security management principles from an executive management point of view.


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Information security executives who directs strategy, operations and the budget and aligns information security programs with business goals and objectives.

Prerequisites: Some recommended prerequisites for the CISO course:

  • A Minimum of 5 years’ IT security experience -OR- Senior-level management/executive responsibility
  • Security networking knowledge
  • At least a base level understanding of COBIT, ITIL, CISSP, PCI, NIST and HIPAA
  • Security management and auditing experience (CISM and CISA)

Recommended experience: CompTIA Network+ certification and two years of technical networking experience, with an emphasis on security.

The training focuses on five domains to bring together all the components required for a C-Level position. It combines governance, security risk management, controls, audit management, security program management and operations, information-security core concepts, and strategic planning, finance, and vendor management––skills that are vital for leading a highly successful information security program. The five domains were mapped in alignment to the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF), a national resource that categorizes and describes cybersecurity work, listing common sets of duties and skills needed to perform specific tasks.

This course prepares individuals to perform the primary responsibilities of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).  The program will help develop the skills and knowledge needed to:

  • Provide strategic leadership as a steward of the organization’s information security and a trusted partner with other business executives in the organization
  • Develop and implement a robust, accurate, and actionable metrics reporting process that maps back to the business
  • Understand and manage the risk posture of an organization
  • Communicate and work closely with legal and privacy officers to protect the organization from legal and regulatory non-compliance
  • Establish and manage the organization’s security policy catalog
  • Understand requirements for secure development lifecycle, and application security concepts
  • Understand and manage the security implications of emerging technologies
  • Secure adequate resources and manage the IT Security budget

Lead and manage a technical staff of security managers, architects, engineers and specialists, as well as contractors and vendors

Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model

Certification: Certified Chief Information Security Officer

  • Number of questions: 150 multiple choice questions
  • Length of test: 2.5 Hours
  • Passing score: 72%
  • Languages: English
  • Exam codes: 712-50

In this course, consists of in-depth content in each of the 5 C|CISO Domains:

Domain 1: Governance and Risk Management

Domain 2: Information Security Controls, Compliance, and Audit Management

Domain 3: Security, Program management and Operations

Domain 4: Information Security Core Competencies

Domain 5: Strategic Planning, Finance, Procurement and Vendor Management