Certified Chief Information Security Officer
The C|CISO certification program is designed to bring middle managers up to the level of Executive Leaders & hone the skills of existing InfoSec leaders. Issued by EC-Council, it is the first of its kind training and certification program aimed at producing top-level information security executives. The CCISO does not focus solely on technical knowledge but on the application of information security management principles from an executive management point of view. The program was developed by sitting CISOs for current and aspiring CISOs.
Bringing together all the components required for a C-Level positions, the C|CISO program combines audit management, governance, IS controls, human capital management, strategic program development, and the financial expertise vital for leading a highly successful IS program. The C|CISO Training Program can be the key to a successful transition to the highest ranks of information security management.
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various information security and e-business skills. It has been certified by American National Standards Institute to meet its ANSI 17024 standard.
EC-Council is the owner and creator of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)/License Penetration Tester (LPT) programs, and as well as many others programs, that are offered in over 92 countries through a training network of more than 500 training partners globally.
Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO)
- Establishes the role of CISO and models for governance.
- Core concepts of information security controls, risk management, and compliance.
- Builds foundation for leadership through strategic planning, program management, and vendor management.
C|CISO is not a technical course but a leadership course designed specifically for experienced InfoSec professionals. The C|CISO course covers the 5 CCISO Domains with deep dives into scenarios taken from the experience of the CISOs who contributed to the building of the Body of Knowledge, course & exam.
The 5 CCISO Domains
- Governance and Risk Management
- Information Security Controls, Compliance and Audit Management
- Security Program Management & Operations
- Information Security Core Competencies
- Strategic Planning, Finance, Procurement and Vendor Management
Who is it for
The C|CISO program is for executives looking to hone their skills & learn to better align their information security programs to the goals of organization as well as aspiring CISOs.
Other information security management certification programs focuses on middle management. CCISO focuses on exposing middle managers to executive-level content as well as encouraging existing CISOs to continually improve their own processes & programs.
In order to sit for the CCISO exam, applicants that attend training must apply via the CCIO Eligibility Application showing 5 years of experience in at least 3 of the 5 CCISO domains (experience can be overlapping).
Exam Format : Multiple Choice
Total number of questions : 150
Exam duration : 2.5 Hours
Required passing score : 72%