ISACA CSX Practitioner Boot Camp - Only 4 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit your CSX Practitioner Boot Camp course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be CSX Practitioner Boot Camp certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be CSX Practitioner Boot Camp trained in record time
  2. Our CSX Practitioner Boot Camp course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass CSX Practitioner Boot Camp first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We're sure you'll pass your CSX Practitioner Boot Camp course first time. But if you don’t, come back within a year, and only pay for accommodation and exams. Everything else is free
  4. You’ll learn more CSX Practitioner Boot Camp. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn CSX Practitioner Boot Camp faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying CSX Practitioner Boot Camp with the best. We have the Q-For quality label, recognising our standards and professionalism in the training market. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 68.075 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study CSX Practitioner Boot Camp courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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What

On this accelerated 4 day CSX Practitioner Boot Camp our highly experienced instructors will guide you through the best practices and standards for assessing cyber security threats and recovering from disasters.

The CSX Practitioner Boot Camp is an accelerated version of our 9 day CSX Practitioner course. It is designed for more advanced professionals who have been working in the industry and meet the requirements outlined in the prerequisites section.

Your expert instructor will immerse you in a hands-on course comprised of almost 50% labs, combined with curriculum on key cyber security concepts. You will develop practical skills applicable to real-world scenarios.

Through our unique Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you will retain more information, faster. This course is 33% faster than traditional courses, meaning you will be back in the office sooner, applying your newfound skills.

The course will focus on skills and concepts in the five areas aligned to the Cyber Security Nexus framework:

  • Identify: Identification, assessment and evaluation of assets, threats and vulnerabilities in both internal and external networks
  • Protect: Implementation of cyber security controls to protect a system from identified threats
  • Detect: Detection of network and system incidents, events and compromise indicators, along with assessment of potential damage
  • Respond: Execution of comprehensive incident response plans and mitigation of cyber incidents
  • Recover: Recovery from incidents and disasters, including post incident-response documentation and implementation of continuity plans

Please note: This accelerated course prepares you for the ISACA Cybersecurity Certificate – Practitioner exam. You’ll receive a Prometric exam voucher, that can be used at your nearest test centre.

Firebrand is a premier ISACA partner for EMEA and the US. No other partner in these regions trains more students.

ISACA is the trademark owner of the ISACA and CYBERSECURITY NEXUS

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  • Your accelerated CSXP Boot Camp is a 4-day course (including the exam) - 33% faster than other traditional courses.
  • You will benefit from official courseware and instructors as Firebrand are a certified CSX Training Partner
  • Interactive, hands-on content comprised of almost 50% labs.
  • Makes use of the latest technology such as PerformanScore®; a program that recognises there are multiple ways to address a cyber security threat and can measure a candidate’s ability to find the most efficient or trusted approach to execute cybersecurity job tasks. This enables instructors to provide instant and specific feedback that help candidates to progress more rapidly and master more efficient cybersecurity techniques.
  • Employs real-life case studies to ensure what is taught is both relevant and applicable

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Identify:

  • Hardware Software Identification and Documentation  
  • Network Discovery Tools  
  • Sensitive Information Discovery  
  • Vulnerability Assessment Process  
  • Patch Upgrade Configure  

Labs:

  • Preliminary Scanning 
  • Additional Scanning Options 
  • Sensitive Information Identification 
  • Vulnerability Scanner Set-up and Configuration 
  • Vulnerability Scanners Vulnerability Scanner Set-up and Configuration, Part 2 

Protect:

  • Specific Cyber Controls  
  • Collecting Event Data  
  • Verifying the Effectiveness of Controls  
  • Monitoring Controls  
  • Updating Cyber Security Controls  
  • Patch Management  
  • Verifying Identities and Credentials 

Labs:

  • System Hardening 
  • Firewall Setup and Configuration 
  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser 
  • IDS Setup 
  • Personal Security Products 
  • Linux Users and Groups 
  •  Cyber Security Procedures Standards 

Detect:

  • Analyse Network Traffic Using Monitors  
  • Detect Malicious Activity AntiVirus  
  • Assess Available Event Information  
  • Baselines for Anomaly Detection  
  • Initial Attack Analysis  
  • Incident Escalation Reporting  
  • Change Implementation Escalation 

Labs:

  • Using Snort and Wireshark to Analyse Traffic 
  • Detect the Introduction and Execution of Malicious Activity 
  • Analyse and Classify Malware 
  • Windows Event Log Manipulation via Windows Event Viewer 
  • Host Data Integrity Baselining 
  • Performing Network Packet Analysis 

Respond:

  • Defined Response Plan Execution  
  • Network Isolation  
  • Disable User Accounts  
  • Blocking Traffic  
  • Documentation  
  • Incident Report  

Labs:

  • Incident Detection and Identification 
  • Remove Trojan 
  • Block Incoming Traffic on Known Port 
  • Implement Single System Changes in Firewall 
  • Conduct Supplemental Monitoring 
  • Create Custom Snort Rules 
  • Incident Detection and Identification 
  • Remove Trojan 
  • Block Incoming Traffic on Known Port 
  • Implement Single System Changes in Firewall 
  • Conduct Supplemental Monitoring 
  • Create Custom Snort Rules 

Recover:

  • Industry Best Practices  
  • Disaster Recovery and BC Plans  
  • Cyber System Restoration  
  • Data Backup and Restoration Key Concepts  
  • Actualising Data Backups and Recovery  
  • Implementing Patches and Updates 
  • Ensuring Data Integrity 
  • Post-Incident Review

Labs:

  • Comprehensive Lab Response 
  • Patches and Updates 
  • Data Backup and Recovery 
  • Recovering Data and Data Integrity Checks 
  • Post Incident Service Restoration 

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This accelerated course will prepare you to sit the ISACA Cybersecurity Certificate – Practitioner exam.. Although you won't sit the exam on site, it is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

You will receive a Prometric exam voucher, that can be used at your nearest test centre.

Type/Length of Exam

  • The exam is a computer-based exam delivered at a Prometric testing center. 4-hour seat time, 3-1/2 hours to complete the exam.

Domain Percentage

  • Domain 1: Identify (13-15%)
  • Domain 2: Protect (33-37%)
  • Domain 3: Detect (21-25%)
  • Domain 4: Respond (16-18%)
  • Domain 5: Recover (10-12%)

Language

  • English

Re-certification Requirements

  • Attain and report 30 qualifying CPEs annually.
  • In year 3 of certification cycle: Retake and pass CSX Practitioner or higher level exam.

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  • Official ISACA courseware

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +32 (0)2 234 77 05.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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The CSX Practitioner Boot Camp is intended for professionals established in the cyber security field — with a minimum of one to five years of experience. Individuals wishing to register for CSX Practitioner Boot Camp should already demonstrate proficiency in the following areas: 

  •  Network Scanning 
  •  Specialised Port Scans 
  •  Network Topologies 
  •  Network Log Analysis 
  •  Centralised Monitoring 
  •  Hotfix Distribution 
  •  Vulnerability Scanning 
  •  Traffic Monitoring 
  •  Compromise Indicators 
  •  False Positive Identification 
  •  Packet Analysis 
  •  User Account Controls 

Those just entering the cyber security field, or who are newer in their cyber security roles, should consider the more comprehensive 9 days series of CSX Practitioner courses:  

  • CSX Practitioner Course 1: Identification and Protection
  • CSX Practitioner Course 2: Detection
  • CSX Practitioner Course 3: Respond and Recover

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +32 (0)2 234 77 05 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 68.075 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.73% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Great training experience, good facilities. The instructor quite experienced with useful practical knowledge and provided good guidance. I will recommend the firebrand boot-camp."
Adey Awotedu, Mr. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"The training fitted to my expectations and exceeded in some aspects as well."
Anonymous. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"The courses are very intense, literally a boot camp!! The best part is the experience of the Instructors who offer a blend of field experience and theory in the teaching. It makes a difference to understand the concepts! "
L.J, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Great Training Provider, very professional and highly skilled trainer. Effective and efficient approach, with added value. Thank you for this awesome experience."
Y.J.V., NATO. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (14/5/2018 to 17/5/2018)

"Excellent trainer, highly skilled and enthusiastic and very effective communicator. The instructor made the difference on how ive approached the long hours"
Anonymous, Computacenter. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (19/11/2018 to 22/11/2018)

"Excellent course structure and delivery."
Julian Jeggo, Computacenter. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (19/11/2018 to 22/11/2018)

"Firebrand is a professional outfit, fast paced and relevant training delivered by highly skilled trainers - who know the subject matter and can put it into the environments of both the real world and the text book."
Tony Cordina, Kent County Council. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (14/11/2018 to 16/11/2018)

"A good way to immerse yourself in the chosen subject. The staff were friendly and approachable and the instructor was knowledgeable and supportive"
J.P.. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (14/11/2018 to 16/11/2018)

"Brilliant course , great trainer , very engaging. The accomodation is comfortable/functional and meal times have options available for all tastes. I cannot complain."
Jenienne Brathwaite, Met Police. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (5/11/2018 to 8/11/2018)

"Great trainer!"
Anonymous - ISACA CGEIT Certification (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Training is highly recommend. I will definitely come for more again."
Anonymous, Generali Shared Services - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (15/10/2018 to 18/10/2018)

"The place to study."
Anonymous - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (15/10/2018 to 18/10/2018)

"The course reduces content to the most important and well prepared towards the exam."
Anonymous - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (8/10/2018 to 10/10/2018)

"A very strong training, I've never seen this before."
A. M.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (20/8/2018 to 23/8/2018)

"Good experience. They look after the students."
S. S.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (20/8/2018 to 23/8/2018)

"Wonderful instructor, easy but hard learning, correct way to get understanding."
M. S., CGI Deutschland Ltd. & Co. KG. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (13/8/2018 to 16/8/2018)

"Firebrand offer a well managed and delivered course. The CISA course was very good value for money."
O.R. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (25/6/2018 to 28/6/2018)

"Excellently delivered course. Great examples and real-life examples used to emphasise to study material."
B.B. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (25/6/2018 to 28/6/2018)

"Very effective and good oriented."
P. W.. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (18/6/2018 to 21/6/2018)

"Very condensed training in a small group of people I got along with well. I will choose Firebrand again. "
Martin Jeromin, Autoliv GmbH&Co.KG. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (11/6/2018 to 14/6/2018)

"The contact and concept behind the training is competent and professionally handled."
Anonymous - ISACA CGEIT Certification (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) (3 days) (22/5/2018 to 24/5/2018)

"Great facilities, knowledgeable trainers and good value for money."
Mike Phillips, VISA. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (21/5/2018 to 23/5/2018)

"A good course, delivered well. The learning is relevant to my current skill set & provided further knowledge to assist in my employment. The facilities were good and the food provided at a high standard. Thank you."
, Fujitsu Defence and Security. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (21/5/2018 to 23/5/2018)

"A supporting and easy going instructor with a fun and interactive lab environment. Ideal for someone who wants to begin a career in cyber security."
Roman Hill. - ISACA CSX Practitioner Level 2: Detection (3 days) (24/4/2018 to 26/4/2018)

"Firebrand are professional and focused on getting you into ISACA mindset."
Alan Wright, BT. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (12/3/2018 to 14/3/2018)

"Totally recommend Firebrand - fast paced, interactive and has provided me good ideas and concepts to take back and introduce into my place of work. Thank you."
James McCarthy, RBS. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (12/3/2018 to 14/3/2018)

"Intensive study, but made me very happy."
S. H.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (5/3/2018 to 8/3/2018)

"Yet another fine course run by a friendly team of people who make you feel very comfortable. This creates a very inclusive learning environment."
Philip Sills, MOD. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (26/2/2018 to 1/3/2018)

"This was my first course at Firebrand and at first I was a bit worried, however I was pleasantly surprised. I will recommend and hope to use Firebrand for my future training!"
Fakhar Rathore, Kcom PLC. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (26/2/2018 to 1/3/2018)

"I've been training regularly with Firebrand since 2002 and I'll be back again soon!"
Pat Tynan, National Grid. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (26/2/2018 to 1/3/2018)

"Great facilities and onsite support to aid candidates with any questions/ challenges."
James Bowden, Bank of America. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (26/2/2018 to 1/3/2018)

"A great and informative course; the CISM course content was relevant and well planned."
M.G.. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (26/2/2018 to 1/3/2018)

"If I have to go for another training course, I would go to the Firebrand website and register for one blindly."
Athra Al Humaidi. - ISACA CGEIT Certification (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) (3 days) (10/12/2017 to 12/12/2017)

"Good organisation, 3 days but lots of information."
F. G.. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (4/12/2017 to 6/12/2017)

"Information security needs more follower. :)"
M. S.. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (20/11/2017 to 23/11/2017)

"Good facilities, great instructor, great food. No complaints"
Daniel Lemmon, Aviva. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (6/11/2017 to 9/11/2017)

"Firebrand is a well run organisation. The training was excellent and the accommodation very comfortable."
Helen Dove, Aviva. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (6/11/2017 to 9/11/2017)

"Firebrand delivered a well administered, focused training environment with excellent Instruction delivered. Administration was 100% good and accommodation of a high standard. Training resources ideal. An excellent course experience which I would recommend."
Cathy Sareker, MOD. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (6/11/2017 to 9/11/2017)

"A great way to get away from all the "noise" and focus on the training."
Nick Tuppen, BOAML. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (6/11/2017 to 9/11/2017)

"A worthwhile and rewarding experience. High quality training, well organised at a quality location."
David Owen, Aviva. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (6/11/2017 to 9/11/2017)

"Great end to end an experience. Instructor mixed text book with real life examples, bringing the subject to life."
Dom Lucas. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (6/11/2017 to 9/11/2017)

"An extremely valuable and thorough course. Great experience!"
Richard Diston, Fir4. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (6/11/2017 to 9/11/2017)

"Firebrand training is an exceptional resource that I would recommend to anyone who is looking to obtain a professional certification."
J.D.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (30/10/2017 to 2/11/2017)

"If you are committed to learning and developing yourself and your career, Firebrand is your best choice."
Anonymous - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (30/10/2017 to 2/11/2017)

"Very good and practical preparation."
Samer Hamzeh, HSBC. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (10/10/2017 to 12/10/2017)

"Great support during training and good location."
Anonymous - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (25/9/2017 to 28/9/2017)

"Our instructor was an excellent trainer. Both very much knowledge and very good at explaining concepts."
Myles Boddy. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (25/9/2017 to 28/9/2017)

"Fast, focused, phenomenal. Thank you Firebrand!"
Janos Zsolt Szemberi. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (25/9/2017 to 28/9/2017)

"The course instructor did a great job in explaining course material as well as how exam questions should be tackled. His delivery was engaging and useful."
Ravishan Gamase, BEA Systems AI. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (11/9/2017 to 13/9/2017)

"One of the best trainers I have experienced in 30 years - Top class!"
Mike Fox, FFRC. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (29/8/2017 to 1/9/2017)

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