Cyber & IT Security Foundation

Training available in 3 learning modes



Security in IT is not only becoming more important but also more sophisticated. In light of this, organizations are dedicating roles to the safeguarding of their data and systems. The Cyber & IT Security program is geared towards providing candidates with the required knowledge to understand the technical side of information security. It covers the theoretical background, detailed information about security infrastructure and goes into the vulnerabilities, risks, and required measures.

The Certificate Cyber & IT Security Foundation is part of the overall qualification scheme for Cyber & IT Security. 

Training objectives

The subjects of this module are:

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

Target group

  • Network Administrator
  • Operational Manager
  • Application Developer
  • Security Officer
  • Auditor
  • Quality Manager

Bloom level

The Cyber & IT Security Foundation certification tests candidates at Bloom Level 1 and Level 2 according to Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy:

  • Bloom Level 1: Remembering – relies on recall of information. Candidates will need to absorb, remember, recognize and recall. This is the building block of learning before candidates can move on to higher levels.
  • Bloom Level 2: Understanding – a step beyond remembering. Understanding shows that candidates comprehend what is presented and can evaluate how the learning material may be applied in their own environment. This type of questions aims to demonstrate that the candidate is able to organize, compare, interpret and choose the correct description of facts and ideas.

Training duration

Contact hours (face to face learning)

The recommended number of contact hours for this training course is 16. This includes group assignments, exam preparation and short breaks. This number of hours does not include homework, the exam session and lunch breaks.

Indication study effort

60 hours, depending on existing knowledge.

Training requirements



Jamal SAAD

Certification body 


EXIN Cuber & IT Security

Last modified: Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 4:55 PM