This is the first course in the CSX Practitioner series. You will focus on key cybersecurity skills and include foundational, real-world instruction in the Identify and Protect domains. Topics range from preliminary network scanning to security control implementation. Through the completion of multiple lab-reinforced modules, you will learn how to apply industry-developed, experience-based methods to the identification of key networks and learn to develop appropriate protection mechanisms.

The Identify domain teaches you to recognize, assess and re-mediate specific internal and external network threats.

The Protect domain offers instruction in the basic concepts, methods, and tools associated with implementing cybersecurity controls to protect a system from the identified threats.

ISACA CSX Practitioner: Course 1- Identification and Protection Training in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia

We run the first course in the CSX Practitioner series, CSX Practitioner: Level 1, at our two location located in the D.C. Metro area: Greenbelt, MD and Ashburn, VA. The format of the class is instructor-led and hands-on for as much of the material as possible to ensure students develop into complimentary team members for enterprises who are workforce ready. Students will be provided with an environment to discuss and practice methods implemented by cybersecurity professionals in the Identify and Protect domains.

Classroom Based CSX Practitioner: Course 1 Training Program Cost:  $3,295 Per Enrollment. Includes books and labs.

CSX Practitioner: Course 1 Training Schedule

All Times Listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

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Topics & Concepts Covered in Our CSX Practitioner: Identification and Protection Training Include:

  • Network Reconnaissance
  • Software / Hardware Scanning
  • Asset Validation / Anomaly Assessment
  • Network Mapping
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Cybersecurity Control Evaluation and Configuration
  • Threat Data Collection
  • Threat Log Parsing and Maintenance
  • Control Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment
  • Control Change Implementation
  • Control Documentation Maintenance
  • Patch Implementation and Dissemination

Recommended Training Audience & Prerequisites for CSX Practitioner: Identification and Protection

This training course is recommended for individuals in the field of cybersecurity who are interested in learning hands-on technical skills. There are no prerequisites for this course. This is the first course in a the CSX Practitioner series.

CSX Practitioner Certification Requirements

  • Pass the 4 hour-long CSX Practitioner examination.
  • Compliance with ISACA’s Code of Professional Ethics.
  • Compliance with ISACA’s CSX CPE Policy is required to maintain certification.