Cyber and IT Security Foundation

The EXIN Cyber & IT Security Foundation certification builds IT professionals’ knowledge and understanding of the technical background surrounding digital security. It enables candidates to explain, understand and describe key concepts in Cyber and IT Security.

Who is this certification for?

This exam is intended for a broad audience who work in IT organizations including network administrators, application developers, auditors, quality managers and security officers. It creates a solid foundation of knowledge and enables candidates to progress to more specialized certifications that focus on the technical side of information security.

Main subjects

TCP/IP Networking
Computer Systems
Applications & Databases
Identity & Access Management
Cloud Computing
Exploiting Vulnerabilities

Required reading

David Kim, Michael; G. Solomon
Fundamentals of Information Systems Security
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC (2018, 3rd edition)
ISBN: 978-1-284-11645-8

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Duration: 1 hour
Number of questions: 40 (Multiple Choice)
Pass mark: 65%
Open book: No
Electronic equipment allowed: No
Level: Foundation
ECTS credits: 2
Available languages: English, Brazilian Portuguese