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Cyber Security Practitioner: CSP






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    About the Programme

    A unique programme for IT professional who wish to take their knowledge and skills to the practical, hands-on level and master the implementation of cybersecurity technologies in organisations.

    The programme has been designed to accommodate the contents and skills taught in various CSP programmes offered by different cybers educational institutes around the world.

    The programme is in accordance with the Israeli National Cyber Directorate regulations as well as the CompTIA requirements for the Security+ certification. The programme also allows students to take the (ISC)2-SSCP exams and is continuously updated to follow the new regulations and best-practices in the field.

    The growing demand for well-educated and knowledgeable cyber defense experts requires a broad and in-depth background in the practical, technological solutions which are embedded in this well-established hands-on rich programme.

     The CSP curriculum is designed to train cyber defense experts who can implement, guide, and make decisions on information security defense tasks, in the technological, hands-on aspects. These abilities will be acquired through mastery of the best practice strategies, techniques, and industry-relayed regulations of the field, including risk management skills. These will be learnt and practised through comprehensive hands-on labs and theoretical and practical lectures. Step by step, you will gain a full theoretical and practical proficiency as an aspiring CSP.

    This programme is in accordance with the requirements of the Israeli National Cyber ​​Directorate (INCD) and includes preparation for the world’s top international certification in Cyber ​​Defense: the (ISC)2-SSCP and CompTIA-Security+.

    Main Features

    Date:
    July 7th 2021
    Tuition Fees:
    TBD

    Program Duration:
    10 Months
    Academic hours:
    306 hours
    Program Format:
    The course is held twice a week, in the evenings. There are 306 hours of in-class lectures (10 months), and 320 hours of homework assignments. Lectures are held at See-Security College in Ramat-Gan. The programme opens about three times a year
    Certifications:
    Security+, SSCP
    Target Audience:

    This program is designed for those who have theoretical and practical experience in system and networking, preferably with some experience in programming (python).

    Entry Requirements:

    Practical knowledge and experience in IT systems and networking. Familiarity with cybersecurity solutions and products.

    Homework Assignments:
    320 Hours

    About See Security College

    See Security College is a highly specialised and international cybersecurity college. One of seven colleges of its kind, our college offers training programmes aimed for absolute beginners to more advanced professionals. The college delivers its study programs worldwide, through the See Security International brand as well as well-known governmental and special cybersecurity agencies.

    See-Security CEO, Mr. Avi Weissman is one of the leaders of the Israeli Cyber industry and serves as an advisor and commentator to the Israeli government for the regulation of cyber professions. Further, Mr. Weissman was the co-founder of the Israeli Forum for Information Security (IFIS) together with Maj. Gen. (Res.) and former head of National Security Council, Yaakov Amidror. In addition to his role in leading the college, Avi is also a co-CEO of a cyber human resources company See-HR, and a cybersecurity consulting company, See Events – Managed SIEM/SOC.

    About the Training Programme

    The programme has been designed to accommodate the contents and skills taught in various CSP programmes offered by different cybersecurity educational institutes around the world.

    The programme is in accordance with the Israeli National Cyber Directorate regulations as well as the CompTIA requirements for the Security+ certification. The programme also allows students to take the (ISC)2-SSCP exams and is continuously updated to follow the new regulations and best practices in the field.

    About the CompTIA-Security+ Certification

    CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification IT professionals should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them.

    Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements. Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation because it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program. Over 2.3 million CompTIA ISO/ANSI-accredited exams have been delivered since January 1, 2011.

    About the (ISC)2-SSCP Certification

    The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) is the ideal certification for those with proven technical skills and practical, hands-on security knowledge in operational IT roles. It provides confirmation of a practitioner’s ability to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure in accordance with information security policies and procedures that ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability. The broad spectrum of topics included in the SSCP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) ensure its relevancy across all disciplines in the field of information security. Successful candidates are competent in the following 7 domains:

    • Access Controls
    • Security Operations and Administration
    • Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis
    • Incident Response and Recovery
    • Cryptography
    • Network and Communications Security
    • Systems and Application Security.

    Target Audience

    This program is designed for those who have theoretical and practical experience in system and networking, preferably with some experience in programming (python).

    Entry Requirements

    You will not be tested on these requirements for enrolment. However, we emphasise that without background knowledge, it will be difficult to keep up with materials covered throughout the course and even more challenging to pass the exams and assignments. The following are required:

    1. Practical knowledge and experience in IT systems (Linux and Microsoft) and networking.
    2. Familiarity with cybersecurity solutions and products
    3. Good command of the English language
    4. Preferably: basic knowledge in python
    5. Passing an admission interview

    Or:

    1. BSc (or equivalent) in Computer Science or Software Engineering
    2. Good command of the English language
    3. Passing an admission interview

    Pedagogical Requirements

    1. Attendance in at least 80% of the sessions
    2. A passing grade in each of the exams and assignments

    Programme Format

    The course is held twice a week, in the evenings. There are a total of 306 hours of in-class lectures (10 months), and 320 hours of supervised homework assignments. Lectures are .held at See-Security College in Ramat-Gan. The programme opens about three times a year

    Academic Staff

    Such a multi-disciplinary programme requires uncompromising and dedicated experts. The lecturers include industry cybersecurity leaders, renowned CISOs, and leading professional experts in their respective field.

    Yaki Ben Nissan

    Head of the CSP and System Admin and Introduction to Cybersecurity programs. Educator, lecturer and Dean of Students for the Network and teleprocessing A-levels programme at Na'amat organisation. Yaki is a pioneer and an exemplary educator in the field, who has trained thousands of IT professionals and is continuously enhancing awareness for technological education among youngsters.

    Yariv Halpern, BSc

    A former hardware developer and content writer, Yariv turned to communications systems engineering at Cisco and in 2016 started teaching as a certified instructor. Yariv currently serves as an information security system engineer at Fortinet and a lecturer in our CSP program.

    Ami Zarfati, OSCP, CCE, CISO

    A senior cybersecurity professional with a focus on Malware Analysis, SOC, Incident Response, Forensic and Cyber threat intelligence. Ami has a rich experience in designing, training and implementing SIEM-SOC centers in large-scale and sensitive organisations and state agencies. Currently, Ami manages the cybersecurity monitoring center at Ben-Gurion Airport. He is a senior lecturer in our CISO program.

    Itzik Kohav, MSc, CISO

    A cybersecurity expert in the military and healthcare systems. Founder of the School for Information Security at the Israeli Air Forces, Itzik is now a senior lecturer at See Security College. He has won multiple national awards for his pioneering work in the field.

    Moshe Ferber

    An entrepreneur, investor, popular industry speaker and cloud security evangelist, working on building the next generation of cybersecurity solutions.  Moshe served as a high-ranking manager in large corporations, founder of innovative start-ups, a frequent lecturer at cyber conferences and a major contributor to various cloud education programs and certifications. Moshe is a certified instructor for ISC2-CCSP & CCSK certifications.

    Daniel Petri, CISO

    Daniel is a cybersecurity expert with a focus on Insider Threat. Since 1999, he is a Microsoft certified instructor with a wealth of experience in infrastructures and implementation of cybersecurity models. He is the founder of The Petri IT Knowledgebase and worked as an independent consultant, Microsoft courses manager, and as a senior field engineer at Microsoft. For the past 8 years, Daniel has served in several positions at ObserveIT specializing in Insider Threat monitoring.

    Udi Baruch, MSCE, CISO

    Cybersecurity Architect team Leader at Amdocs. Udi is a lecturer in the CSP and CISO programs, with a specialization in application security. He obtained a variety of certification, including MCSE, CISO and HDE, alongside extensive experience in code review, implementation of cybersecurity methodologies and technological solutions and penetration testing.

    Rotem Bar

    With over 20 years of experience, Rotem has a strong background in ICS and industrial control systems. Rotem serves as the Director of Operational Infrastructure at Trans-Israel pipeline and provides consultancy in software and information security for clients and projects in Israel and abroad. He is a visiting lecturer in our CISO and CSP programs, teaching SCADA.

    Raphy Bitton, CISSP, MSCE, CCSP, CISM

    Raphy owns a cyber consulting and information security consulting firm. He has over 10 years of experience in information security, IT, risk management, network security and cybersecurity products implementation. Rafi holds many certifications both in cyber and IT and Network. He is a visiting lecturer in a variety of programmes in our college.

    Elazar Biro

    With over 12 years of experience, Elazar is an expert in incident response and SOC. As a methodologist, he is implementing and training IR teams and SOC managers. He had worked in many international organisations including the IDF and civilian companies where he formed SOC centres and implemented cybersecurity solutions.

    Uriel Kosayev

    Uriel is a cybersecurity researcher, founder of TRIOX and former researcher at the IDF. Founder of communities such as Caliber-Training and MalwareAnalysis.co., Uriel has a broad experience in Digital Forensics, Malware Analysis, Penetration Testing and Reverse Engineering. Uriel Joined our team in 2019 and serves as a lecturer in a variety of programmes.

    Ran Levi, BSc, CISA

    A cybersecurity expert, practitioner and lecturer since 2016. He is the lead of cyber consultancy at Innosec, a company that offers cyber risk management solutions and consultancy. He has a wealth of experience in PT, analysis, SOC, risk management and auditing in a variety of organisations in the industry. Ran joined our college in 2017 as a visiting CISO lecturer.

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    Certification

    A See-Security certificate will be awarded to students who fulfil the pedagogical requirement.

    CSP: Cyber Security Practitioner

    External Certifications

    External Certifications

    CompTIA-Security+

    CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.

    (ISC)2-SSCP

    SSCP certification demonstrates you have the advanced technical skills and knowledge to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure using security best practices, policies and procedures established by the cybersecurity experts at (ISC)².

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