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Certified Cyber Security Foundation Training Course | IT Governance EU

Certified Cyber Security Foundation Training Course

SKU: 5445
  • This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Information Security (CIISec) and the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ).
  • Get a foundation-level introduction, from our Specialist Consultants, to the key aspects of cyber security.
  • Train without the travel with our Live Online courses giving you all the benefits of classroom study without the hassle, uncertainty and cost of travel.
  • Learn how to protect your organisation from threats with this CIISec and IBITGQ accredited one-day training course.
  • Passing the included exam leads to the Certified Cyber Security Foundation (C CS F) qualification.

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The Certified Cyber Security Foundation Training Course outline

More and more organisations fall victim to cyber attacks each year, so taking the appropriate measures to prevent risks is vital. You and your staff need to understand the threats you face and learn how to mitigate disruption.

This fully accredited one-day course will teach you the basics of cyber security, covering topics such as the threat landscape, phishing, device security and cyber incident response management.

At the end of the course you sit the Certified Cyber Security Foundation exam. If you pass, you can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the  GASQ successful candidate register.

This training course is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Information Security (CIISec).

Certified Cyber Security Foundation course benefits

 Designed by experts

We’re acknowledged leaders in cyber and information security with years of hands-on experience.

 Delivered by professionals

Real-world professionals show you how to tackle cyber security from start to finish.


Learn about cyber security through group work, exercises and case studies.

 Learn from anywhere

Attend Live Online or in person with our in house training.

Who should attend this course?

This course is suitable for individuals looking to start their cyber security career or progress in their role. It is relevant for anybody who uses IT on a daily basis. 

  • Customer support administrator/specialist
  • Desktop support manager/specialist
  • Help desk technician/specialist
  • IT support manager/specialist
  • IT systems administrator
  • Technical support engineer/specialist

Your learning path

Find out how the Certified Cyber Security Foundation Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

This course is an essential component of the following learning paths:

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Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognised as the authority on ISO 27001 – Our team led the world’s first ISO 27001 certification project, and since then we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on information security management system (ISMS) implementations and audits.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, Live Online, distance learning, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.
Course details

What does this training course cover?

  • What cyber security/information security is
  • The threat landscape
  • Legal, regulatory and contractual obligations
  • Threat intelligence
  • Malware
  • Humans and social engineering
  • Phishing
  • Password security
  • Mobile device security
  • Web application security
  • Social media security
  • Remote working – covering travel and home working
  • An introduction to risk management
  • Security standards and frameworks
  • Security in the Cloud (ISO 27018)
  • Incident response
  • Business continuity
  • Supply chain security

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • The Certified Cyber Security Foundation exam.
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do you need?

You will need a laptop for the duration of your course. Our course materials include an interactive PDF and an online quiz tool for knowledge testing. You will also need a pop-up enabled laptop on which to sit the exam. Full details on how to access the exam will be provided by email 1–2 days before sitting the exam.

Course duration and times

Live Online CET/CEST

  • Day 1: 10:30 am – 6:00 pm

Live Online EET/EEST

  • Day 1: 11:30 am – 7:00 pm

CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent to 7 CPD/CPE points.

Exams and qualifications

Certified Cyber Security Foundation exam

Attendees take the ISO 17024-certificated Certified Cyber Security Foundation (C CS F) exam set by IBITGQ at the end of the course.

  • 40 questions
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Delivery: online
  • Pass mark: 65%

There is no extra charge for taking the exam.

What qualifications will I receive?

Certified Cyber Security Foundation (C CS F).


This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ) and the Chartered Institute for Information Security (CIISec). The course meets the following CIISec knowledge areas: Level 1: A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, B1, C3, D2, E1, F2, G1, G2, H1 and H2, and Level 2: B2, B3, and H3.

You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register.

Do I need to bring proof of identity?

Attendees must have a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator may ask to check it before the exam.

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam
  • Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard copy exam certificates are not issued.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest for the exam.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

While there are no formal entry requirements for this course, we assume that attendees will have some IT knowledge.

Is there any recommended reading?

We recommend that you purchase and read the following textbook after the course:

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