PECB Certified Lead Cybersecurity Manager

The Lead Cybersecurity Manager training course enables participants to obtain the necessary competencies to effectively implement, manage, and continually improve a cybersecurity program.

Organizations nowadays are affected by the ever-evolving digital landscape and constantly face new threats and complex and sophisticated cyberattacks. There is a pressing need for skilled individuals capable of effectively managing and implementing robust cybersecurity programs to counter these threats. Our Lead Cybersecurity Manager training course has been developed to address this need.

By attending the PECB Certified Lead Cybersecurity Manager, participants will learn the fundamental cybersecurity concepts, strategies, methodologies, and techniques utilized to effectively establish and manage a cybersecurity program based on the guidance of international standards and industry best practices for cybersecurity. Additionally, this training course empowers participants to enhance their organization’s readiness and resilience against cyber threats. Participants will be well-prepared to support their organization’s ongoing cybersecurity efforts and make valuable contributions in today’s ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape. 

Course objectives:

Upon successfully completing the training course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental concepts, strategies, methodologies, and techniques employed to implement and manage a cybersecurity program
  • Explain the relationship between ISO/IEC 27032, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and other relevant standards and framework
  • Comprehend the operation of a cybersecurity program and its components
  • Support an organization in operating, maintaining, and continually improving their cybersecurity program

Audience:

This training course is intended for:

  • Managers and leaders involved in cybersecurity management
    Individuals tasked with the practical implementation of cybersecurity strategies and measures
  • IT and security professionals seeking to advance their careers and contribute more effectively to cybersecurity efforts
  • Professionals responsible for managing cybersecurity risk and compliance within organizations
  • C-suite executives playing a crucial role in decision-making processes related to cybersecurity

Certification

After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential. For more information about the  certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

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Prerequisites:

To fully benefit from this training course, participants should have a fundamental understanding of cybersecurity concepts and management.
 

Credits:

An attestation of course completion worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants who have attended the training course.

Course outline:

Introduction to cybersecurity and initiation of a cybersecurity program implementation:

  1. Training course objectives and structure
  2. Standards and regulatory frameworks
  3. Fundamental concepts of cybersecurity
  4. Cybersecurity program
  5. The organization and its context
  6. Cybersecurity governance

Cybersecurity roles and responsibilities, risk management, and attack mechanisms

  1. Cybersecurity roles and responsibilities
  2. Asset management
  3. Risk management
  4. Attack mechanisms

Cybersecurity controls, communication, and awareness and training

  1. Cybersecurity controls
  2. Cybersecurity communication
  3. Awareness and training

Cybersecurity incident management, monitoring, and continual improvement

  1. ICT readiness in business continuity
  2. Cybersecurity incident management
  3. Testing in cybersecurity
  4. Measuring and reporting cybersecurity performance and metrics
  5. Continual improvement
  6. Closing of the training course

Certification Exam

  1. Exam

The exam is will take place at the end of the course on onsite classroom courses

For Virtual courses we will send out a voucher that gives you access to an online exam. This can be booked and taken home monitored by a proctor via camera. More information about the exam rules will be send from PECB.

Exam details:

Test details:

  • The exam duration is three (3) hours. Non-native speakers receive an additional half an hour.
  • The exam contains essay type questions. 


As the exam is an Multiple Choice, candidates are authorized to use:

  • Training course materials (accessed through the PECB Exams app and/or printed)
  • Any personal notes taken during the training course (accessed through the PECB Exams app and/or printed) 
  • A hard copy dictionary


Exam-preparation-guides

Examination rules and policies

RECEIVE YOUR EXAM RESULTS

Results will be communicated by email in a period of 6 to 8 weeks, after taking the exam. The results will not include the exact grade of the candidate, only a mention of pass or fail.

Candidates who successfully complete the examination will be able to apply for a certified scheme which is explained in the course description.

In the case of a failure, the results will be accompanied with the list of domains in which the candidate had failed to provide guidance for exams’ retake preparation.

Candidates, who disagree with the exam results, may file a complaint by writing to examination@pecb.com or through PECB ticketing system.

EXAM RETAKE POLICY

There is no limit on the number of times a candidate may retake an exam. However, there are some limitations in terms of allowed time-frame in between exam retakes, such as:

  • Students, who have completed the full training but failed the written exam, are eligible to retake the exam once for free within a 12 month period from the initial date of the exam.
  • If a candidate does not pass the exam on the second attempt, he/she must wait 3 months (from the initial date of the exam) for the next attempt (2nd retake). Retake fee applies.
  • If a candidate does not pass the exam on the third attempt, he/she must wait 6 months (from the initial date of the exam) for the next attempt (3rd retake). Retake fee applies.

After the fourth attempt, a waiting period of 12 months from the last session date is required, in order for candidate to sit again for the same exam. Regular fee applies.

For the candidates that fail the exam in the 2nd retake, PECB recommends to attend an official training in order to be better prepared for the exam.

To arrange exam retakes (date, time, place, costs), the candidate needs to contact Glasspaper.

 

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