CSX Cybersecurity Fundamentals


Cybersecurity Fundamentals


At the end of the course, attendees will:

  • Understand basic cybersecurity concepts and definitions

  • Apply cybersecurity architecture principles

  • Identify components of a cybersecurity architecture

  • Define network security architecture concepts including:

    • topology
    • protocols
    • components
    • principles 
  • Understand malware analysis concepts and methodology

  • Recognize the methodologies and techniques for detecting host-and-network-based intrusions via intrusion detection technologies

  • Identify computer network defense (CND) and vulnerability assessment tools, including open source tools and their capabilities

  • Understand system hardening

  • Apply penetration testing principles, tools, and techniques

  • Define network systems management principles, models, methods, and tools

  • Understand remote access technology and systems administration concepts
  • Recognize the Unix command line
  • Distinguish system and application security threats and vulnerabilities
  • Recognize system lifecycle management principles, including software security and usability
  • Understand local specialized system requirements for safety, performance & reliability
  • Define types of incidents (categories, responses, timelines)
  • Outline disaster recovery and continuity planning
  • Understand incident response and handling methods
  • Understand security event correlation tools and how different file types can be used for atypical behavior
  • Recognize investigative implications of hardware, operating systems and network technologies
  • Be aware of basic concepts, practices, tools, techniques and procedures for processing digital forensic data
  • Identify network traffic analysis methods
  • Recognize new and emerging information and information security technology including:
    • The current threat landscape
    • Mobile devices
    • Cloud computing and storage


Target Audience

  • Zero the 3 years cybersecurity experience
  • Audit, risk, compliance, information security, government and legal professionals with familiarity of basic IS concepts who are:
    • new to cybersecurity
    • interested in the field of cybersecurity
    • interested in ISACA Cybersecurity Certification
    • students and recent graduates


CSX Cybersecurity Fundamentals Study Guide, 2nd ed. Included ($60 value)

 16 CPE

Registration: Member- Early $250, Standard $300

Non Member- Early $350, Standard $450

Deadline: Early - 6/15/2017, Standard 7/7/2017


  • When

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Where

  • DoubleTree By Hilton Phoenix/Tempe
    2100 S. Priest Drive
    Tempe Ballroom
    Tempe, Arizona 85282

  • Capacity

  • 40 (-2 remaining)

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