ISACA Cybersecurity

CSX® Cybersecurity Nexus Training and Credentialing

The global cybersecurity skills gap has now grown beyond 3 million. Whether you are new to cybersecurity or have several years in the industry, this is a field where continuing education is critical to staying relevant and to keeping your career progressing forward.

Cybersecurity Real-World, Hands-On Skills Training

Train whenever and wherever you want, with 24/7 online access to courses and practice labs for every skill level.

On-demand, self- paced format for "anytime, anywhere" learning. Hands-on, practical training in a live and dynamic network environment. Cloud-based, virtual environment with minimal technical requirements. An affordable solution to lessen time out of the office.

START FROM WHEREVER YOUR SKILLS ARE NOW OR BUILD YOUR SKILLS VIRTUALLY FROM SCRATCH

Experiential learning supports career progression— so you’re ready for the ever evolving cybersecurity landscape.

Fundamentals

Skills-affirming credentials

If you are new to cybersecurity or need to know about how cybersecurity impacts your current information systems role, get to know CSX CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS.

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Foundations

Skills-affirming credentials

Affirm Your Abilities to Perform Packet Analysis, Network Configuration, and Linux Application through CSX TECHNICAL FOUNDATIONS.

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CSX-P

Skills-affirming credentials

Build your skills with hands-on, performance-based validation by earning the CSX CYBERSECURITY PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION.

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Careers

Skills-affirming credentials

Specialize within specific cyber career fields through the CSX Careers Pathways Packages such as CYBERSECURITY SPECIALIST, ANALYST, or PENETRATION AND VULNERABILITY TESTER.

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Cybersecurity Training and Credentialing

As the cyber landscape continues to rapidly evolve, it’s not enough to rely solely on knowledge and theory. Our performance-based CSX certification and certificate programs are a testament to your real-life skills and experience and proclaims that your commitment, tenacity, and abilities exceed expectations.

 

Cybersecurity Nexus Courses

15+ Individual courses that provide instruction and hands-on skills building in CSX’s online, on-demand, live network environment that safely simulates the real, cyber-threatened world.

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Cybersecurity Nexus Hands-On Labs

70+ hands-on labs (with more added throughout the year) accessible anytime and anywhere for learning, practice and self-assessment of your readiness on your schedule. 2 CPE hours per lab.

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Credentials

ISACA offers professional cybersecurity credentials.

Choose from a variety of certificates to prove your understanding of key concepts and principles in specific information systems and cybersecurity fields.

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CSX® Cybersecurity Career Pathways

Targeted training for your next cybersecurity role aligned to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, ISACA®’s CSX® Cybersecurity Career Pathways training packages deliver:

Skills-affirming credentials

Practical, real-world training in a state-of-the art, online environment where you’ll build skills critical to your current or target career.

Skills-affirming credentials

Labs that allow you to practice and master your skills in a live, hands-on environment with real-time grading assessments and specific feedback.

Skills-affirming credentials

Skills-affirming credentials that demonstrate your proficiency to move up in your current organization or move on to your next cyber career opportunity.

Skills-affirming credentials

Progressive skill building where each course or lab enables you to take on more challenging and difficult scenarios.

Career Pathways are designed for individuals with a fundamental knowledge of cybersecurity. If you are interested in foundational or subject-specific cybersecurity training and credentials,
check out the CSX Catalog.

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Cybersecurity Specialists

For Information Security Specialists, IT Specialists Information Security, Cybersecurity Specialists, Information Technology Specialists, and IT Security Specialists.

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Penetration and Vulnerability Testers

For Penetration Testers, Application Security Architects, Application Security Analysts, Senior Penetration Testers, and Security Analysts III.

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Cybersecurity-Analyst

Cybersecurity Analysts

For Information Security Analysts, Security Analysts, Cybersecurity Analysts, IT Security Analysts, and Senior Security Analysts.

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ISACA Cybersecurity Enterprise Solutions

It’s more critical than ever to find and keep the right people with the right skills to keep your organization safe. It’s also critical to keep your existing team trained on the latest scenarios, threats and tools. CSX has a variety of training options available to help – onsite training programs bring CSX experts to your place of business, and our innovative, virtual training environment can provide your team with ongoing, real-world training.

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Cybersecurity NEXUS (CSX) Training Platform

Always on and continually updated, the CSX Training Platform helps your employees build critical technical cybersecurity skills through hands-on, performance-based training in a live network environment.

This unique cloud-based training platform offers 24/7 access to:

  • Hands-on labs: Integrated learning in an on-demand, self-paced sandboxed environment that safely replicates the real cyber-threatened world practitioners work in every day
  • Instructional Courses: Courses and labs that will enable your team to build, practice and test
  • Technical skill sets for any level of experience, beginner to advanced
  • Administrative dashboard performance and real-time progress tracking
  • Continuous content updates that keep your team up-to-date with the latest best practices and solutions for handling new and pervasive security threats
  • 300+ CPE skills-based credit hours can be applied to the CSX-P certification as well as other ISACA certifications

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CSX Cybersecurity Practitioner (CSX-P) Certification Prep Course

Our CSX-P Certification Prep Course is an intensive training course focused on more complex technical cybersecurity skills and scenarios, and recommended for staff who have intermediate or higher technical skills or as the next step in the CSX learning path after successful completion of CSX Cybersecurity Fundamentals and Technical Foundations Series training courses. This course will help your staff build technical skills critical to perform successfully in key cybersecurity positions ̶ and to prepare for the CSX Cybersecurity Practitioner (CSX-P) certification exam.

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ISACA Cybersecurity Assessment Tool

Gain Critical insight into how a current or prospective team member performs

It’s never been possible to know how a security professional will handle a cyberattack on your organization—or whether a job candidate actually has the deep technical skills employers are looking for—until now.

The Cybersecurity Nexus™ (CSX) Skills Assessment Tool allows cybersecurity and HR managers to:

  • More accurately Gauge an individual’s skills and abilities
  • Measure technical competency across all five functions of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework**in just 2 hours
  • Test users’ ability to identify and respond to real cybersecurity scenarios in a live environment

Assess and address: Learn your security team’s strengths and weaknesses. See how the CSX Skills Assessment Tool can help you identify and fill critical cybersecurity skill gaps in your organization.

To schedule a demo of the CSX Training Platform and/or the CSX Assessment Tool, please complete the form below.

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Virtual Live Instructor Led, Self-Paced Online and Onsite Training For Enterprises

Take it to the next level with tools to get you on your way.

Let us bring the training to you – at-home or in the office! Our expert instructors are available to teach our real-world cybersecurity courses to your team with minimal time away from work or expensive travel. In addition to enhancing workforce skills, our flexible training solutions enables attendees to gain valuable CPE hours towards maintaining certifications.

Below are some of the Enterprise Onsite Training options available:

To learn more about available training offered by ISACA’s Enterprise Solutions, please complete the form below.

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Partner with ISACA

Partner with ISACA

ISACA® is always looking for qualified organizations to become ISACA Accredited Training Partners.

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LET'S TALK

Complete the form below or email us at learn@isaca.org for more information about ISACA’s Enterprise Solutions group training offerings. If you’re interested in individual training, please click here.

 
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**The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Security Framework consists of identify, protect, detect, respond, recover.

CSX® Cybersecurity Career Pathways

Targeted training for your next cybersecurity role aligned to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, ISACA®’s CSX® Cybersecurity Career Pathways training packages deliver:

Skills-affirming credentials

Practical, real-world training in a state-of-the art, online environment where you’ll build skills critical to your current or target career.

Skills-affirming credentials

Labs that allow you to practice and master your skills in a live, hands-on environment with real-time grading assessments and specific feedback.

Skills-affirming credentials

Skills-affirming credentials that demonstrate your proficiency to move up in your current organization or move on to your next cyber career opportunity.

Skills-affirming credentials

Progressive skill building where each course or lab enables you to take on more challenging and difficult scenarios.

Career Pathways are designed for individuals with a fundamental knowledge of cybersecurity. If you are interested in foundational or subject-specific cybersecurity training and credentials,
check out the CSX Catalog.

Cybersecurity-Specialists

Cybersecurity Specialists

For Information Security Specialists, IT Specialists Information Security, Cybersecurity Specialists, Information Technology Specialists, and IT Security Specialists.

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PenetrationandVulnerabilityTest

Penetration and Vulnerability Testers

For Penetration Testers, Application Security Architects, Application Security Analysts, Senior Penetration Testers, and Security Analysts III.

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Cybersecurity-Analyst

Cybersecurity Analysts

For Information Security Analysts, Security Analysts, Cybersecurity Analysts, IT Security Analysts, andSenior Security Analysts.

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Advance Your Career

Take it to the next level with tools to get you on your way.

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