Certified Cyber Security Operations Manager (C-CSOM)

Certified Cyber Security Operations Manager

Organizations face ongoing threats to their information technology infrastructure on a daily basis. These security struggles need to be approached with modern techniques, a holistic view of security, and a diverse body of knowledge. With the proper tools and training, managers in the Information Security and Cyber Security fields will be much more capable of finding success within their roles.

The Certified Cyber Security Operations Manager training course brings Cyber Security core competencies to advanced levels with new concepts and traditional best practices. Using 16 detailed learning objectives, students will be provided with the knowledge and context needed to successfully manage the security of their technical environments. Focusing on the Information Security concerns of today, students will cover topics such as Cloud Security, Threat Intelligence Collection, Vulnerability Management, Biometric Security Systems, and the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework

The Certified Cyber Security Operations Manager course is a component of the career progression track that supports the required Categories, Specialty Areas and Work Roles as defined by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.  It provides a common language to speak about cyber roles and jobs and can be referenced to define professional requirements in cybersecurity.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY MANAGER
(OV-MGT-002)

CYBER INTEL PLANNER
(CL-OPO-001)

CYBER WORKFORCE DEVELOPER AND MANAGER
(OV-SPP-002)

CYBER OPS PLANNER
(CL-OPO-002)

EXECUTIVE CYBER LEADERSHIP
(OV-EXL-001)

CYBER INSTRUCTOR
(OV-TEA-002)

Course Outline and Learning Objectives

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  • Overview of the NICE Framework
  • NICE Framework Key Terms
  • NICE Framework Categories
  • NICE Framework Specialty Areas and Work Roles
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s)
  • Implementing the NICE Framework
  • Password Complexity and Policy
  • Tokens, HOTP, and TOTP Controls
  • Biometric and Geolocation Methods
  • Kerberos, NTLM, LDAPS, and Active Directory
  • SSO, SAML, OAuth, and OpenID Connect
  • Access Control Models
  • Biometric Implementation
  • Fingerprint Recognition Systems
  • Facial Recognition Systems
  • Iris and Retinal Imaging Systems
  • Keystroke Dynamics
  • Voice Recognition Systems
  • Providing Integrity with Hashing
  • Symmetric Encryption Characteristics
  • Asymmetric Encryption Characteristics
  • Email: Using Cryptographic Protocols
  • Public Key Infrastructure: Certificates
  • Cryptography Security Threats
  • Security Architecture Frameworks
  • Reference Security Architecture
  • The Secure Development Life Cycle
  • Architectural Design Documentation
  • Architectural Domains: The Four Pillars
  • Zero Trust Networks
  • Baseline Measuring Objectives
  • Network Sensor Deployment
  • Statistical Monitoring
  • Potential Signs of Compromise
  • Indicator of Compromise Verification
  • Event-Based Alert Monitoring Evaluation
  • 7 Stages of the Attack Life Cycle
  • Effective Incident Remediation
  • Assigning a Remediation Owner
  • Remediation Posturing Actions
  • Eradication Plan Development
  • Plan Timing and Execution
  • Network Forensics vs. Digital Forensics
  • General Process for Performing Analysis
  • Standard Windows Directory Structure
  • Locating Endpoint Data
  • Live Collection Best Practices
  • Live Response: When Things Go Wrong
  • Understanding Elements of Proof
  • Investigative Interview Strategies
  • Investigative Report Writing
  • Incident Scene Management
  • Evidence Dynamics and Chain of Custody
  • Legal Challenges in Digital Investigations
  • Risk Management: Key Definitions
  • The Key Attributes of Risk
  • Risk Management Program Development
  • Risk Management Frameworks
  • Asset Inventories and Resource Profiles
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  • Identifying Vulnerabilities and Misconfigurations
  • Nmap (Network Mapper) and Zenmap
  • Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)
  • Vulnerability Program Essentials
  • Prioritizing and Rating Vulnerability Levels
  • Establishing an Efficient Workflow
  • BCP and DRP Key Definitions
  • The Benefits of a Business Impact Analysis
  • Business Impact Analysis Data Collection
  • Selecting a BIA Project Manager
  • Writing a BCP / DRP Testing Strategy
  • The 5 Progressions of BCP / DRP Testing
  • Cyber Adversaries vs. Cyber Defenders
  • Components of the Threat Landscape
  • Understanding the Maneuver Warfare Mindset
  • The Threat Intelligence Cycle
  • Challenges to Cyber Crime Investigations
  • Threat Intelligence Sources
  • Cloud Computing Service Models
  • Public, Private, and Hybrid Cloud
  • Cloud Data Security
  • Data Loss Prevention: Egress Monitoring
  • Cloud Platform Risks
  • Lack of Physical Access and Auditing Ability
  • Seeking Best Options Over Fairness
  • General Contract Structures
  • SLA and Contract Review Process
  • General Contract Review Checklist
  • Provisions of an Enforceable Contract
  • Contract Negotiation Strategies
  • Response Playbook Components
  • Building a Response Playbook
  • Common Playbook Response Scenarios
  • Planning Table-Top Exercises
  • Planning Simulated Attacks
  • Sample Playbook: Unauthorized Access

Course Training Materials

Lab Textbook
Course Textbook

Exam Prep Guide
Course Workbook & Labs

Lab Images (if Applicable)
Practice Assessment Quizzes

Knowledge Assessment Exam
40-Hour CPE Credit Certificate

Knowledge Assessment Exam

Digital Badge CCSOM Exam

At the conclusion of classroom courses, students will be prepared to sit for the knowledge assessment exam. The online examination will consist of True/False, Multiple Choice, and Fill in the Blank questions. The exam may be taken at any time within one year of purchasing the certification course.

Students will have two hours to complete a computer-based examination consisting of 100 questions. A score of 70% or higher is required to earn the certification. Upon successful completion of the exam, students will receive a hardcopy of their certification and a proctor validation document from the course instructor. Students will also receive a 40-hour CPE Certificate regardless of their exam score.

The examination is “closed book.” However, students will be allowed to use their notes on material presented during the course as well as their Course Workbooks.

Additional Information

LANGUAGE
English

DURATION
5 Days

LABS
No

CPE CREDIT
40 Hours

COURSE FEE
$3,000

Certification Exam, Course Materials, and Daily Lunches are Included in the Course Fee.

Contact Us to Learn More

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(912) 335-2217

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