Certification name: ICSI | CSESS CyberSecurity Essentials
The ICSI | CSESS CyberSecurity Essentials certification confirms the holder’s knowledge of the basic concepts of information security.
- Information Security: Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability
- Access Control: Access Control Lists and Access Control Models
- Cryptography: Symmetric and Asymmetric Cryptography
- Windows: Active Directory and Operating System Hardening
- Linux: OS Hardening and OS Updates
- Application Security: Vulnerabilities and Database Security
- Incident Response: Incident Response Model and Business Continuity
Who will benefit from this course:
- Security professionals
- Penetration testers
Exam certification objectives:
After the successful completion of the exam, students will be able to understand and where applicable apply the following:
- Information Security: Confidentiality, integrity and availability.
- Authentication and Authorisation: Multifactor authentication, authorisation and the least priviledge principle.
- Access Control: Access control methodologies, access control lists and access control models.
- Law and Compliance: Essential concepts of laws, regulations and compliance.
- Cryptography: The use of cryptography, symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, hash functions and digital signatures.
- Network Security: Network and management protocols, routers and switches, wireless and mobile security.
- Windows Infrastructure: Active directory services and operating system hardening.
- UNIX/Linux Server: The Linux software and OS updates, and how to harden the operating system.
- Application Security: Software development vulnerabilities and database security.
- Incident Response: Incident response model and why it is necessary for business continuity.
Exam code: CSESS
Number of questions: 30
Type of questions: Multiple choice
Test duration: 1 Hour
Passing score: 70%
All ICSI Certification exams are web-based and required to be remote proctored through ProctorU.
Cost: GBP 75
Every three years