CSX Certifications

The Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate is a knowledge-based certificate offered by ISACA. The certificate is aligned with the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), which is compatible with global cybersecurity issues, activities and job roles. The certificate is also aligned with the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA). Click here for more information.

ISACA has recently launched next level certifications after the basic fundamentals certification.

Following figure depicts the pathway in becoming a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) starting from basic Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate.



What are the new CSX training and certifications?

CSX Practitioner—Demonstrates ability to serve as a first responder to a cybersecurity incident following established procedures and defined processes. (1 certification, 3 training courses; prerequisite for CSX Specialist).

CSX Specialist—Demonstrates effective skills and deep knowledge in one or more of the five areas based closely on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework: Identify, Detect, Protect, Respond and Recover. (5 certifications, 5 training courses (one per certification); requires CSX Practitioner as a prerequisite)

CSX Expert—Demonstrates ability of a master/expert-level cybersecurity professional who can identify, analyze, respond to, and mitigate complex cybersecurity incidents. (1 certification, 1 training course; no prerequisites required)


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