Information Security Training (Vouchers Included)

It's no question that cybersecurity is necessary for any organization. But in this growing field, how do you show that you're qualified to lead security efforts? Certification. Holding a certification from ISACA or (ISC)2 demonstrates your ability to identify, assess, and mitigate evolving security threats.

This online cybersecurity training course will prepare you for three globally recognized certifications: ISACA's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information...

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9 Months / 300 Course Hrs
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Course code: GES359

What you will learn

  • Demonstrate standard security practices to manage and assess enterprise cybersecurity networks and devices
  • Specify the proper procedures to assess vulnerabilities, report on compliance and establish controls within an enterprise.
  • Analyze security and risk management as well as safely manage security operations, assessments and testing, architectures, and assets.

How you will benefit

  • Holding Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification confirms your ability to assess vulnerabilities, compliance, and instituting controls in an enterprise
  • Holding Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification demonstrates your knowledge of managing, assessing, designing, and overseeing enterprise information security functions
  • Holding Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) certification showcases your skills in security and risk management, asset security, security architecture, and network security

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 9 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 300 course hours
  1. CISA
    1. Governance and Management of IT
    2. Information System Auditing Process
    3. IT Life Cycle Management & Systems Acquisition
    4. IT Service Management and Business Resilience
    5. Protection of Information Assets
  2. CISM
    1. Information System Auditing Process
    2. Governance and Management of IT
    3. Information Systems Acquisition
    4. Information Systems Operations and Business Resilience
    5. Protection of Information Assets
  3. CISSP
    1. Security and Risk Management
    2. Asset Security
    3. Security Engineering
    4. Communication and Network Security
    5. Identify and Access Management
    6. Security Assessment and Testing
    7. Security Operations
    8. Software Development Security

David Grimes has more than 10 years of management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. Grimes is passionate about technology and education, having worked as academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist. He holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University, both in Technology Education.

Prerequisites:

While there are no prerequisites to take this course bundle, ISACA and (ISC)2 both require at least five years of information security work experience to be eligible for the certification exams.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:

  • CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor All-in-One Exam Guide
  • CISM Certified Information Security Manager All-in-One Exam Guide
  • CISSP Guide to Security Essentials

Exam Requirements:

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP):

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of cumulative paid full-time work experience in two or more of the 8 domains of the (ISC)² CISSP CBK®. Candidates may receive a one-year experience waiver with a 4-year college degree, or regional equivalent or additional credential from the (ISC)² approved list, thus requiring four years of direct full-time professional security work experience in 2 or more of the 8 domains of the CISSP CBK.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA):

  • To take the course and sit for the CISA exam you should have experience in IT auditing or relevant education in that area.

How to Become CISA Certified:

  1. Successful completion of the CISA examination
  2. Submit an Application for CISA Certification
  3. Adherence to the Code of Professional Ethics
  4. Adherence to the Continuing Professional Education Program
  5. Compliance with the Information Systems Auditing Standards

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

To take the course and sit for the CISM exam you should have experience in IT security or relevant education in IT Security.

CISM Certification

  1. Successfully pass the CISM exam.
  2. Adhere to ISACA's Code of Professional Ethics.
  3. Agree to comply with the Continuing Education Policy.
  4. Work experience in the field of information security.
  5. Submit an Application for CISM Certification.

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Yes, this course will prepare you for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification exams. The following links will provide you with additional information about the certification exams:

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive nine (9) months to complete the course.

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via email) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. Students enrolled in the "voucher included" option will also receive pre-paid vouchers for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification exams.

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.

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(ISC)2
(ISC)2 is an international association committed to ensuring the growth and learning of information security professionals. There is much at stake in this fast-paced industry, and it's important to stay up-to-date on all the latest tools and techniques. (ISC)2 is committed to putting you at the forefront of the industry, and as the world's leading organization dedicated to promoting IT and cybersecurity, they have the resources to do just that. When you enroll in a course certified by (ISC)2, you can be confident you're getting the latest information and the most robust and renowned certifications in the industry.