Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) Fundamentals

Get to Know Cyber Security. Start with the Fundamentals from ISACA’s CSX



See also: Cyber Security Nexus (CSX) Program | CSX Practitioner Bootcamp



This 2-day training is intended for professionals who are involved and concerned with IT security implications. It will focus on the importance of cybersecurity, and the integral role of cybersecurity professionals. Designed as a foundation course, it will also prepare learners for the CSX Cybersecurity Fundamentals Exam.

The Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate exam is available online and can be scheduled and taken at your convenience.


Learning Objectives

After completing this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand basic cybersecurity concepts and definitions 
  • Understand basic security architecture principles 
  • Understand security of networks, systems, applications and data 
  • Define types of incidents and identify elements of an incident response plan 
  • Recognize new and emerging information technology, and identity the associated security implications

Who Should Attend ?

  • Professionals with a familiarity of basic IT and information security concepts and who need to ensure a sound foundation knowledge of cybersecurity.
  • Anyone planning to work in a position that requires cybersecurity knowledge. 
  • Managers who need to get familiar with cyber security concerns
  • Anyone interested in the field of cybersecurity.


Course Outline

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity 
    • Cybersecurity objectives 
    • Cybersecurity roles 
    • Differences between Information Security & Cybersecurity 
  • Cybersecurity Principles 
    • Confidentiality, integrity, & availability 
    • Authentication & nonrepudiation 
  • Information Security (IS) within Lifecycle 
    • Management Lifecycle management landscape 
    • Security architecture processes 
    • Security architecture tools 
    • Intermediate lifecycle management concepts 
  • Risks & Vulnerabilities 
    • Basics of risk management 
    • Operational threat environments 
    • Classes of attacks 
  • Incident Response 
    • Incident categories 
    • Incident response 
    • Incident recovery 
  • Future Implications & Evolving Technologies 
    • New & emerging IT & IS technologies 
    • Mobile security issues, risks, & vulnerabilities 
    • Cloud concepts around data & collaboration



950 € *

(* before tax and processing fees)



  • 2-day instructor-led training course
  • Small course size for more personal instruction  
  • Outstanding curriculum conducted in a live network environment 
  • Course materials
  • Morning and afternoon coffee breaks 
  • Lunches daily


Not included:

  • Dinners, travel, hotel and parking accommodations 
  • CSX Fundamentals Exam



Related Certification

CSX’s knowledge-based Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate from ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus™ (CSX) can enable you to:

  • Demonstrate your understanding of the principles that frame and define cyber security
  • Set yourself apart and have your resume/CV rise to the top of recruiters’ stacks
  • Start your cyber security career strong

The Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate affirms your knowledge of cyber security’s key concepts, standards, guidelines and practices and the role of the cyber security professional.