The Cybersecurity Specialist track is comprised of three courses that develop an understanding of common cyber security threats and vulnerabilities and further develop skills in the technologies and practices used to prevent and counter cyber attacks. The final course module consists of a series of lab exercises that require participants to apply their knowledge of the preceding courses in order to fulfill project requirements and solve real world problems. Completion of these courses as part of a virtual or on-site workshop results in each participant receiving an official Digital Certificate of Completion, as well as a Digital Training Badge from Acclaim/Credly.
To achieve the Cybersecurity Specialist Certification, Exam CS90.01 must be completed with a passing grade. A Certified Cybersecurity Specialist understands common types of cyber security challenges, including cyber attacks, cyber crime and cyber fraud. Along with a solid understanding of the technologies and practices used to counter and prevent common cyber attacks and threats and investigate suspicious online activity, the Certified Cybersecurity Specialist is also required to be proficient in hardening and protecting a range of digital assets.
Those who achieve this certification receive an official Digital Certificate of Excellence, as well as a Digital Certification Badge from Acclaim/Credly, with an account that supports the online verification of certification status.
Courses and Study Kits
The Cybersecurity Specialist certification track is associated with the following courses, study kits and eLearning kits. The courses can be delivered via instructor-led training. The study kits and eLearning kits include the course materials and additional supplements designed for self-study.