ISACA Certified Cybersecurity Practitioner CSX - Only 4 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit your CSX Practitioner course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be CSX Practitioner certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be CSX Practitioner trained in record time
  2. Our CSX Practitioner course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass CSX Practitioner first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more CSX Practitioner. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn CSX Practitioner faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying CSX Practitioner with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 68,075 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study CSX Practitioner courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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What

Learn quickly - Firebrand's official CSX Practitioner course is 20% faster than traditional training. In just 4 days, you’ll be introduced to key cybersecurity skills, prove your ability to implement security controls and learn how to perform vulnerability scans.

You’ll develop your practical cyber security skills - 50% of this accelerated course includes hands-on lab exercises in a virtual cyber environment. As well as learning how to respond and recover from crippling network incidents or disasters, you’ll also learn:

  • Network evaluation
  • Vulnerability analysis
  • Malware & incident detection
  • Incidence reporting
  • Safeguard implementation

You’ll be immersed in the curriculum through Firebrand's unique Lecture Lab Review technique, which will help you learn better, faster. Your expert instructor will take you through the 5 areas of cyber security frameworks:

  • Identify: Identification, assessment and evaluation of assets, threats and vulnerabilities in both internal and external networks
  • Protect: Implementation of cyber security controls to protect a system from identified threats
  • Detect: Detection of network and system incidents, events and compromise indicators, along with assessment of potential damage
  • Respond: Execution of comprehensive incident response plans and mitigation of cyber incidents
  • Recover: Recovery from incidents and disasters, including post incident-response documentation and implementation of continuity plans

Please note: This accelerated course prepares you for the ISACA Cybersecurity Certificate – Practitioner exam. You’ll receive an exam voucher, that can be used at your nearest test centre.

ISACA is the trademark owner of the ISACA and CYBERSECURITY NEXUS

Firebrand is a premier ISACA partner for EMEA and the US. No other partner in these regions trains more students.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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CSX Practitioner Curriculum

Domain 1: Identify

Lesson

  • Network Infrastructure and Digital Assets
  • Network Topology and Data Flow Analysis
  • Security Review and Gap Identification
  • Security Policy and Procedure Development
  • Regulation and Legal Impact
  • Threat Modeling

Lab

  • Asset Identification
  • Data Flow Identification
  • Enterprise Asset Identification
  • Data Flow Analysis
  • Enterprise Data Flow Analysis
  • Identify Challenge

Domain 2: Protect

Lesson

  • Vulnerability Testing
  • Security Tools and Systems
  • Incident Response Plans
  • Security and Business Functions
  • Security Configuration Evaluation

Lab

  • Firewall Setup
  • Backup and Restore Points
  • File System Protections
  • OS Baseline
  • Protect Challenge

Domain 3: Detect

Lessons

  • Event and Incident Identification
  • Malicious Activity Analysis

Labs

  • Sec Onion Setup and Testing
  • Snort Rules
  • Event Detection
  • Data and Network Analysis
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Detect Challenge

Domain 4: Respond

Lessons

  • Incident Notification and Containment
  • Evidence Collection and Technical Analysis

Labs

  • Incident Correlation
  • Network Forensics
  • Malware Investigation and Evaluation
  • Response Challenge

Domain 5: Recover

Lessons

  • System Validation
  • Post Incident Security Plan and Procedure

Labs

  • Re-Imaging
  • Restore Points

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This accelerated course will prepare you to sit the ISACA CSX Practitioner exam.

You will receive an exam voucher which can be used at your nearest test centre.

  • Type of exam: Computer-based exam delivered by PSI Testing Solutions
  • Exam duration 4 hours
  • Number of questions: 30
  • Passing score: TBD
  • Domains
    • Domain 1-Business and Security Environment (23%)
    • Domain 2-Operational Security Readiness (23%)
    • Domain 3-Threat Detection and Evaluation (27%)
    • Domain 4-Incident Response and Recovery (27%)
  • Language: English

Recertification Requirements

  • Attain and report 30 qualifying CPEs annually
  • In year 3 of certification cycle: Retake and pass CSX Practitioner or higher level exam

Please note that the CSX Practitioner exam can't be scheduled between 16 and 31 December.

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Included:

  • Official ISACA courseware
  • CSX Practitioner exam voucher

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, (ISC)2 or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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To take this course, you should have a minimum of one to five years' experience working in cyber security and an understanding of:

  • Network Scanning
  • Specialised Port Scans
  • Network Topologies
  • Network Log Analysis
  • Centralized Monitoring
  • Hotfix Distribution
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Traffic Monitoring
  • Compromise Indicators
  • False Positive Identification
  • Packet Analysis
  • User Account Controls

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +27 87 550 2195 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 68,075 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.73% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Pretty good course and accommodation,"
Anonymous. - ISACA Certified Cybersecurity Practitioner CSX (4 days) (15/10/2018 to 18/10/2018)

"This is the second time that I am attending a course at Firebrand and each time it gets better and the knowledge I acquire makes me humble and eager to learn. I will also return to implement the knowledge acquired into my company."
Kingsford Boateng, Kosmos Energy Ghana. - ISACA Certified Cybersecurity Practitioner CSX (4 days) (12/8/2017 to 20/8/2017)

"Very friendly staff. Good networking and fast track learning."
Christoph Gasparin, Gasparin & Cracknell Associates. - ISACA Certified Cybersecurity Practitioner CSX (4 days) (12/8/2017 to 20/8/2017)

"As a contractor, Firebrand's courses provide the most effective way of learning. A professional course like the CSXP provided in 9 days that might take years to accumulate at a normal pace, which is valuable. "
Anthony Campbell, Irish Life Assurance Plc. - ISACA Certified Cybersecurity Practitioner CSX (4 days) (12/8/2017 to 20/8/2017)

"Time is money, paying additional to make your self available in the course and learn faster in limited time is better than self-study with lots of interruption and delay. "
T.A., Ernst & Young. - ISACA Certified Cybersecurity Practitioner CSX (4 days) (12/8/2017 to 20/8/2017)

"Firebrand is a place where you can live, eat and breath your chosen specialism without distraction"
Anonymous, Utilita Energy Ltd - ISACA Certified Cybersecurity Practitioner CSX (4 days) (17/10/2016 to 25/10/2016)

"If I have to go for another training course, I would go to the Firebrand website and register for one blindly."
Athra Al Humaidi. - ISACA CGEIT Certification (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) (3 days) (10/12/2017 to 12/12/2017)

"I feel confident after the Firebrand training in all areas of knowledge competency needed to attempt the CRISC exam. Thank you."
Masarrat Shaikh, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (25/7/2017 to 27/7/2017)

"Firebrand takes care of my training needs end to end, including logistics, counselling and even invoicing support. The trainings I attended were always delivered by experienced people that know what they are talking about. Thumbs up!"
Rafael R. M.. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (25/7/2017 to 27/7/2017)

"Firebrand works on their commitments and take due care for participants. They provide original material and competent instructors."
M.B.. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (25/7/2017 to 27/7/2017)

"I will definitely recommend Firebrand to my colleagues for future training. The CISM training I attended from Firebrand was good. The trainer was extremely good and having very good knowledge and command in the subject. It was an excellent opportunity to know more about the enterprise security management concepts through this course and I would like to rate the trainer 9 out of 10. "
PK Unnithan, Schlumberger. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (24/11/2013 to 27/11/2013)

"CISM Instructor have deep knowledge in the security domain, and help to understand the concept other than exam oriented."
Fenil Raphy Payyappilly. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (24/11/2013 to 27/11/2013)

"The instructor is very knowledgeable. He made the course very interesting with his real life experience."
John Wong. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (24/11/2013 to 27/11/2013)

"Training by Firebrand; you can pass the exam as well as get insight of the best practices "
Anonymous - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (25/8/2013 to 28/8/2013)

"Excellent trainer, highly skilled and enthusiastic and very effective communicator. The instructor made the difference on how ive approached the long hours"
Anonymous, Computacenter. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (19/11/2018 to 22/11/2018)

"Excellent course structure and delivery."
Julian Jeggo, Computacenter. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (19/11/2018 to 22/11/2018)

"Firebrand is a professional outfit, fast paced and relevant training delivered by highly skilled trainers - who know the subject matter and can put it into the environments of both the real world and the text book."
Tony Cordina, Kent County Council. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (14/11/2018 to 16/11/2018)

"A good way to immerse yourself in the chosen subject. The staff were friendly and approachable and the instructor was knowledgeable and supportive"
J.P.. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (14/11/2018 to 16/11/2018)

"Brilliant course , great trainer , very engaging. The accomodation is comfortable/functional and meal times have options available for all tastes. I cannot complain."
Jenienne Brathwaite, Met Police. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (5/11/2018 to 8/11/2018)

"Great trainer!"
Anonymous - ISACA CGEIT Certification (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Great training experience, good facilities. The instructor quite experienced with useful practical knowledge and provided good guidance. I will recommend the firebrand boot-camp."
Adey Awotedu, Mr. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"The training fitted to my expectations and exceeded in some aspects as well."
Anonymous. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"The courses are very intense, literally a boot camp!! The best part is the experience of the Instructors who offer a blend of field experience and theory in the teaching. It makes a difference to understand the concepts! "
L.J, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Good course. Interactive lab challenges were useful to test knowledge. I think the course would have been improved if there were more challenges. The instructor was enthusiastic and helpful."
Connor Gilroy. - ISACA CSX Practitioner Level 1: Identification and Protection (3 days) (15/10/2018 to 17/10/2018)

"Training is highly recommend. I will definitely come for more again."
Anonymous, Generali Shared Services - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (15/10/2018 to 18/10/2018)

"The place to study."
Anonymous - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (15/10/2018 to 18/10/2018)

"The course reduces content to the most important and well prepared towards the exam."
Anonymous - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (8/10/2018 to 10/10/2018)

"I've gained more knowledge within 4 days than I have in the last 5 years."
Alexandra Kyamanywa, TFL. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)

"Detailed, fast paced course, not for the feint-hearted, but certainly for those looking for a challenge."
T.R.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)

"Great relaxed environment designed to promote learning. Being with a group and learning at the same rate, able to share feelings and thoughts, all packed in a bite-size cram design."
D.C.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)

"Excellent customer service. They were always willing to please and very available. Excellent food. Room wasnt that great. No good bedding or lighting to read and it was quite small. Overall a very good experience and would recommend highly."
J.A.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)

"My experience at Firebrand had exceeded my expectations. The delivery was fast paced but engaging. The professionalism ensured that all I only had to concentrate on was learning. All other parts just happened."
David Johnson. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)

"Informed and insightful training, along with a comfortable and well managed environment resulting in a superb training experience. Well done to Firebrand!"
Ian Lockett. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)

"Great trainer, good energy and sense of humour, kept out attention and conveyed the key facts, and some not-so-key facts, in style. Classroom, materials and facilities, refreshments & accommodation all good, food very good."
Russ James, TFL. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)

"Great course to attend for all things IS. Trainer made it worth while with communication techniques."
T.J.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)

"Had a great experience all round, course was very interesting, lots of support, food, accommodation was great too. Nothing was too much trouble."
Rosemarie Underhill, TFL. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)

"Firebrand Training for CISA is intense but very well delivered. Training materials are very good and the facilities are also adequate."
O.F.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)

"Firebrand training is a fast paced highly engaging and informative training experience. The instructors are knowledgeable, creative and enthusiastic with the ability to transfer their passion and knowledge to the minds and hearts of participants. I highly recommend Firebrand Training to all organisations large, medium and small. All the best, Mike."
Michael Beaupre, Self Funder. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)

"A very strong training, I've never seen this before."
A. M.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (20/8/2018 to 23/8/2018)

"Good experience. They look after the students."
S. S.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (20/8/2018 to 23/8/2018)

"Wonderful instructor, easy but hard learning, correct way to get understanding."
M. S., CGI Deutschland Ltd. & Co. KG. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (13/8/2018 to 16/8/2018)

"Firebrand offer a well managed and delivered course. The CISA course was very good value for money."
O.R. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (25/6/2018 to 28/6/2018)

"Excellently delivered course. Great examples and real-life examples used to emphasise to study material."
B.B. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (25/6/2018 to 28/6/2018)

"Very effective and good oriented."
P. W.. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (18/6/2018 to 21/6/2018)

"Very condensed training in a small group of people I got along with well. I will choose Firebrand again. "
Martin Jeromin, Autoliv GmbH&Co.KG. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (11/6/2018 to 14/6/2018)

"The contact and concept behind the training is competent and professionally handled."
Anonymous - ISACA CGEIT Certification (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) (3 days) (22/5/2018 to 24/5/2018)

"Great facilities, knowledgeable trainers and good value for money."
Mike Phillips, VISA. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (21/5/2018 to 23/5/2018)

"A good course, delivered well. The learning is relevant to my current skill set & provided further knowledge to assist in my employment. The facilities were good and the food provided at a high standard. Thank you."
, Fujitsu Defence and Security. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (21/5/2018 to 23/5/2018)

"Great Training Provider, very professional and highly skilled trainer. Effective and efficient approach, with added value. Thank you for this awesome experience."
Y.J.V., NATO. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (14/5/2018 to 17/5/2018)

"A supporting and easy going instructor with a fun and interactive lab environment. Ideal for someone who wants to begin a career in cyber security."
Roman Hill. - ISACA CSX Practitioner Level 2: Detection (3 days) (24/4/2018 to 26/4/2018)

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