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Dallas 2020

14 – 17 September 2020

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Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Course Description


The CSX Fundamentals Course is designed to provide an overview of this material, as well as to offer insight into the importance of cybersecurity and the integral role of cybersecurity professionals. This course will also cover four key areas of cybersecurity: 1) cybersecurity architecture principles, 2) security of networks, systems, applications and data, 3) incident response, and 4) the security implications of the adoption of emerging technologies. Designed as a foundational course, it will also prepare learners for the CSX Fundamental Exam.

Course Outline

Course Objectives

Upon competition of the Cybersecurity Fundamentals course participants will be able to will be to:

  • Define the key concepts, roles and domains of cybersecurity
  • Define risk management terms, concepts and frameworks
  • Identify common attack types and vectors
  • Define the framework and guidance for policies and procedures
  • Identify cybersecurity control processes
  • Identify the various types of cybersecurity architecture
  • Define the OSI Model
  • Explain how various defense strategies work to control flow, segment the network and log, monitor and detect attacks



  • Outline encryption fundamentals, techniques and applications
  • Determine, assess and respond to risk and vulnerabilities on the network through penetration testing
  • Identify key aspects and associated risks to securing data, applications, operation systems and the network
  • Define incident response and handling methodologies
  • Identify the basic concepts, practices, tools, tactics, techniques and procedures for processing digital forensic data
  • Develop a disaster recovery and business continuity plan
  • Identify the implications for adaption of evolving technology

Pricing & Policies

Standard Pricing

Member Price $2295
Non-Member Price $2495
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Event Registration

Early Bird: US$2095 member / US$2295 non-member (EB rate expires 20 July 2020)

Standard: US$2295 member / US$2495 non-member

Cancellation Deadline: 17 August 2020

*All pricing is in US dollars unless otherwise noted.

Attendance at all ISACA Training Week Courses include the following:


Dinners, travel, hotel and parking accommodations are the responsibility of the attendee and are not included in the cost of the course registration.

Payment Methods

Choose one of these easy ways to pay:

  1. Pay online at https://next.isaca.org/cart
  2. Mail your payment to: ISACA, 1055 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674 USA
  3. Bank Wires—send electronic payments in US dollars to:
    Bank of America, 135 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60603
    ABA #0260-0959-3
    ISACA Account #22-71578
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ISACA offers discounts to organizations sending 4 or more employees to a single event. Please contact the ISACA Training & Education Department for more details at +1.847.660.5543 or training@isaca.org.

Event Registration Policy

NOTE: Registration is contingent upon full payment of the registration fee. To guarantee registration, course fees must be received two weeks before the course begins. It may take 10 or more business days for a wire transfer or mailed check to reach ISACA, so please plan accordingly. Course materials are not guaranteed to those who register on site or fail to submit payment two weeks prior to the event.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received by the published deadline to receive a refund of registration fees. A cancellation charge of US$295 will be subtracted from conference refunds. No refunds can be given after the cancellation deadline above. Attendee substitution is permitted at any time until the conference. If a nonmember is substituting a member, then there will be additional nonmember fees. If attendee has already received the materials for the course, they will not qualify for a refund or credit.

If, for any reason, ISACA must cancel a course or event, liability is limited solely to the registration fees paid. ISACA is not responsible for other expenses incurred, including travel and accommodation fees. For more information regarding administrative policies, please contact ISACA.
Phone: +1.847.660.5505
Fax: +1.847.253.1443
E-mail: https://support.isaca.org

Continuing Professional Education Credits

To maintain ISACA certifications, certification holders are required to earn 120 CPE credit hours over a 3-year period in accordance with ISACA’s continuing professional education (CPE) policy. Attendees can earn up to 32 CPE credits by attending the four-day ISACA Training Week Course or 16 CPE credits by attending the two-day ISACA Training Week Course. ISACA training week courses are Group Live and do not require any advanced preparation.

Disclaimer Policy

ISACA reserves the right to alter or delete items from the program in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Material has been prepared for the professional development of ISACA members and others in the IT audit, control, security, and governance community. Neither the presenters nor ISACA can warrant that the use of material presented will be adequate to discharge the legal or professional liability of the members in the conduct of their practices. All materials used in the preparation and delivery of presentations on behalf of ISACA are original materials created by the speakers, or otherwise are materials which the speakers have all rights and authority to use and/or reproduce in connection with such presentation and to grant the rights to ISACA as set forth in speaker agreement. Subject to the rights granted in the speaker agreement, all applicable copyrights, trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights in the materials are and remain with the speakers.

Please note: Unauthorized recording, in any form, of presentations and workshops is prohibited.

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When you register for the conference as a nonmember, the difference between member and nonmember conference fees can be applied towards ISACA membership. This means you can become a member at the international and chapter level for little to no additional cost; it just depends on your local chapter dues. To take advantage of this great offer, click on the "Click here to join now" link in your conference registration shopping cart. For more information about ISACA membership, visit the web site at www.isaca.org/membership or contact the membership department at membership@isaca.org.

Permission to be Photographed

By attending this event, the registrant grants permission to be photographed during the event. The resultant photographs may be used by ISACA for future promotion of ISACA’s educational events on ISACA’s web site and/or in printed promotional materials, and by attending this event, the registrant consents to any such use. The registrant understands any use of the photographs will be without remuneration. The registrant also waives any right to inspect or approve the aforementioned use of any photographs now or in the future.


Business casual is appropriate for all training events.


Obtaining a VISA is solely the responsibility of the registrant. Please contact the local government of the host country for details. Once a paid registration is received, a letter of invitation will be provided by ISACA, on request.


Please Contact ISACA's Learning Solutions Department: 
Tel: +1.847.660.5505
Fax: +1.847.253.1443


Event & Location Info

Dallas, Texas

Home to a 52-foot ‘Big Tex’ statue, a football stadium large enough to fit the entire Statue of Liberty, and the country’s tallest indoor Christmas tree, Dallas is proof that everything is bigger in Texas! The popular city is also growing its number of emerging tech hubs—creating expansive opportunities to connect with other IT pros. While you’re there, explore a variety of arts and culture museums, and find your perfect Tex-Mex drink along the Margarita Mile.

Event Location

Event Location

Attune - Dallas

1601 Elm Street
Suite 1650
Dallas,TX 75201
Phone: +1.630.719.0211