ISACA Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) Certification Prep

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ISACA Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) Certification Prep

The Captiva Solutions Cybersecurity Analyst course is an introductory program that aligns with the exam content for ISACA’s Cybersecurity NeXus (CSX) Cybersecurity Fundamentals program. It is ideal for IT practitioners, students, and recent graduates who want to build knowledge of cybersecurity or get started on a career in the field.  The ISACA® Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate is aligned with the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), which is compatible with global cybersecurity issues, activities, and job roles. The certificate is also aligned with the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA).  This Cybersecurity Fundamentals course is the perfect way to quickly train up and ensure you have the skills and knowledge required to thwart cyber-attacks. It is compiled and maintained by expert cybersecurity practitioners and will provide learners with principles of data and technology that frame and define cybersecurity. 

The Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate is a knowledge-based certificate that is particularly relevant for recent college/university graduates and those looking for a career change to cybersecurity. Certificate candidates demonstrate their understanding of the principles that frame and define cybersecurity, and the integral role of the cybersecurity professional in protecting enterprise data by achieving a passing score on the Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate exam.

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Who should attend?

Target Audience:

Captiva Solutions Cybersecurity Fundamentals course is essential for professionals in any organizational role who wish to learn the fundamentals of cybersecurity and pursue a career in this booming field. The Cybersecurity Fundamentals course also caters to C-level executives and middle management professionals who want to gain awareness of (and address) cybersecurity risks. In addition, the following professionals might find it useful:

  • Students or recent graduates
  • Individuals with zero to three years cybersecurity experience
  • Audit, risk, compliance, information security, government and legal professionals with a familiarity of basic IT/IS concepts who:
    • are new to cybersecurity
    • are interested in entering the field of cybersecurity
    • are interested in the ISACA Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate
  • IT support technicians /IT consultants
  • Help desk support/Application support analysts
  • Junior network administrators
  • Security analysts
  • Security specialists

Relevant Jobs for CSX Certified Professionals

Jobs that are ideal for CSX certified professionals include:

  • Information security consultant
  • Technical/IT consultant
  • Security operations manager
  • Technical/System Analysts
  • Security Assessor/IT Auditor

Training content

Course Content:

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Principles & Pillars
  • Cybersecurity Concepts
  • Cybersecurity Architecture Principles
  • Security of Network, System, Application, & Data
  • Business Continuity and Incident Response
  • Security of Evolving Technology

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the core information assurance (IA) principles
  • Identify the key components of cybersecurity network architecture
  • Apply cybersecurity architecture principles
  • Describe risk management processes and practices
  • Identify security tools and hardening techniques
  • Distinguish system and application security threats and vulnerabilities
  • Describe different classes of attacks
  • Define types of incidents including categories, responses and timelines for response
  • Describe new and emerging TI and IS technologies
  • Analyze threats and risks within context of the cybersecurity architecture
  • Appraise cybersecurity incidents to apply appropriate response
  • Evaluate decision making outcomes of cybersecurity scenarios
  • Access additional external resources to supplement knowledge of cybersecurity
  • Minimize the threat of external attacks and viruses with successful countermeasures
  • Implement general security services on various computer networks

Course delivery details

Course Benefits:

Each Captiva Solutions course maximizes your investment and quickly prepares you for the certification exam. Our training programs provide multiple benefits some of which include:

  • CPE Eligible Courses
  • DoD 8140/ 8570.1 Compliant Courses
  • Affordable course fees that provide more value
  • Flexible pricing options using our payment plan
  • Real-Skills-for-Real-jobs™ Training Methodology
  • Seasoned instructors and practicing subject matter experts
  • Recognition of technical expertise leading to increased value
  • Focused, exam-ready content in an easy to follow study guide
  • Convenient class schedules including weekdays and weekends
  • 30-day post-class support for hassle-free real-world application
  • A stash of relevant takeaway tools, guides, resources, and learning material
  • Coaching and mentoring from highly experienced and certified practitioners
  • Certification exam achievement leading to explosive career growth potential
  • Immediate utilization of knowledge and skills in real world settings resulting in a competitive edge
  • Supplementary materials in the form of case studies, practice questions, and industry white papers
  • Role-based interactive sessions and real-world scenarios, including hands-on labs and practical exercises
  • Multiple delivery formats including instructor-led, virtual instructor-led, hybrid, on-demand, and group training to fit your needs

Additional perks we offer include:

  • Retake opportunity
  • Referrals to top recruiters
  • Resume review, update, and building tips
  • Six-month extended access to online classes
  • Bootcamps and exam preparation immersive classes
  • Interview preparation, tips and tricks, softs skills coaching and mentorship
  • Enterprise grade Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Customizable LMS dashboards for individuals, teams, and managers


24 Hours - $1,250.00

Certification / Credits


  • None

Industry-Recognized Alignment:

  • None

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About Captiva Solutions

Captiva Solutions

Since 2010, Captiva Solutions has been providing training to next-generation cyber-guardians with real-life skills and tactics. We are more committed than ever to address the current risk of an uneducated and unqualified Information Assurance (IA) workforce and offer courses that...

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