About the certification


The Cybersecurity Management Foundation is a certification intended for IT professionals seeking to validate their knowledge of Cybersecurity Management.

This exam includes topics such as as terms and definitions commonly used in Cybersecurity, the Threat Landscape, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks, Cybersecurity Frameworks (ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, CIS Controls, PCI-DSS e SOC2), Cybersecurity Incident Management (ISO/IEC 27035 and NIST Incident Handling), Cybersecurity Risk Management (NIST Risk Management Framework and ISO/IEC 27005), and Forensics (ISO/IEC 27037 - Identification, collection, acquisition and preservation of digital evidence).

The Cybersecurity Management Foundation certification exam is an online, closed-book, and remotely-proctored exam. It includes 40 multiple-choice questions and the passing score is 70%. You will have 60 minutes to complete the exam. Validate your knowledge of Information Security Risk Management and advance your career. Register for your online exam now!





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Exam details


Exam code

ITC-072

Launch date

June 18, 2022

Exam description

The Cybersecurity Management Foundation exam tests the candidate knowledge of Cybersecurity Management.

Current version

v1

Exam format

Multiple choice; computer-based; closed book

Number of questions

40 questions

Passing score

70% (28 out of 40)

Exam duration

60 minutes

Level

Foundation

Languages

English and Portuguese (Brazilian)

Exam description

Terms and definitions commonly used in Cybersecurity, the Threat Landscape, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks, Cybersecurity Frameworks (ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, CIS Controls, PCI-DSS e SOC2), Cybersecurity Incident Management (ISO/IEC 27035 and NIST Incident Handling), Cybersecurity Risk Management ( NIST Risk Management Framework and ISO/IEC 27005), and Forensics (ISO/IEC 27037 - Identification, collection, acquisition and preservation of digital evidence).

RECOMMENDED HOURS OF STUDY

32 hours

Bloom's Taxonomy

Level 1 (Remembering), Level 2 (Understanding) and Level 3 (Applying)

Recommended reading

• CIS Critical Security Controls
• ISO/IEC 27001 Information technology - Security techniques - Information security management systems - Requirements
• ISO/IEC 27002:2022 - Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection - Information security controls
• ISO/IEC 27005:2018 Information technology - Security techniques - Information security risk management
• ISO/IEC 27037:2012 Information technology - Security techniques - Guidelines for identification, collection, acquisition and preservation of digital evidence
• ISO/IEC 27035-1: Information technology - Security techniques - Information security incident management - Part 1: Principles of incident management
• NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF)
• NIST Computer Security Incident Handling
• PCI DSS
• SOC 2

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this certification

Recommended experience

Six months of work experience in Cybersecurity Management

Validity period

Lifetime

Exam Content Outline


   Domains Weight

1. Cybersecurity Fundamentals

10%

2. Threat landscape

15%

3. Network security

15%

4. Cybersecurity Frameworks

15%

5. Cybersecurity Risk Management

15%

6. Cybersecurity Incident Management

15%

7. Forensics

15%

   Total

100%

How to get certified


1

Browse our certification programs and choose your certification.

2

Discover the exam objectives and prepare for your exam.

3

Register for your online proctored exam.

4

Take your online proctored exam in the comfort of your home or office.

5

Congratulations! You are certified!

Stackable Certifications


Earn 5 certifications and receive a stackable certification (designation).

Information Security Controls

Information Security Controls

Cybersecurity

Computer Forensics

Ethical Hacking

Certified Information Security Specialist

Frequently Asked Questions


  • How much does an Itcerts certification exam cost?

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  • Are there any prerequisites to take the exams?

    There are no prerequisites to take the exams. Itcerts recommends that candidates have at least six months of work experience in the area that the certification covers.

  • What is the exam retake policy?

    If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the first attempt, there is no waiting period between the first and the second attempt. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the second attempt, the candidate must wait at least 7 days before retaking the exam for a third time. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than three times per year (12 months).

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  • Are there any mandatory training to take an exam?

    Training is recommended as part of your certification preparation, but it is not mandatory.

  • Which languages are the exams available in?

    Our exams are currently available in English and Portuguese (Brazilian).

  • Where can I take the exams?

    Exams are delivered online (Online Proctored Exams) and can be taken from anywhere in the world.

  • Do the Itcerts certifications expire?

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  • How can a potential employer verify my certifications?

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