UAE Certifications are conducted in partnership with British University in Dubai (BUiD)

Certified Cyber Security Operations Manager (C-CSOM)

Organizations face ongoing threats to their information technology infrastructure on a daily basis. These security struggles need to be approached with modern techniques, a holistic view of security, and a diverse body of knowledge. With the proper tools and training, managers in the Information Security and Cyber Security fields will be much more capable of finding success within their roles.

The Certified Cyber Security Operations Manager certification course brings Cyber Security core competencies to advanced levels with new concepts and traditional best practices. Using 16 detailed learning objectives, students will be provided with the knowledge and context needed to successfully manage the security of their technical environments. Focusing on the Information Security concerns of today, students will cover topics such as Cloud Security, Threat Intelligence Collection, Vulnerability Management, Biometric Security Systems.

The Certified Cyber Security Operations Manager course is a component of the career progression track that supports the required Categories, Specialty Areas and Work Roles as defined by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework. It provides a common language to speak about cyber roles and jobs and can be referenced to define professional requirements in cybersecurity.


Course Outline and Learning Objectives

  • The NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework
  • Principles of Identity and Access Management
  • Biometric Identification and Security Systems
  • Securing Systems and Data Using Cryptography
  • Secure Network Architecture for Non-Architects
  • Identifying Network Baselines and Anomalies
  • Incident Response and Remediation Strategies
  • Host and Network Data Collection Methods
  • Investigations, Evidence, and Chain of Custody
  • Risk Management Frameworks and Implementations
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Threat Intelligence Collection and Analysis
  • Cloud Computing Architecture and Security
  • Service Level Agreements and Legal Contracts
  • Creating Testing Scenarios and Playbooks

Course Training Materials

  • Exam Prep Guide
  • Course Workbook & Labs
  • Lab Images (if Applicable)
  • Practice Assessment Quizzes
  • 40-Hour CPE Credit Certificate

Knowledge Assessment Exam

Upon completion of online courses, students will be prepared to sit for the knowledge assessment exam. The online examination will consist of True/False, Multiple Choice, and Fill in the Blank questions. The exam may be taken at any time within 3 months of completing the certification course.

Students will have two hours to complete a computer-based examination consisting of 100 questions. A score of 70% or higher is required to earn the certification. Upon successful completion of the exam, students will be sent a hardcopy of their certification and their CPE credit documentation via email (PDF format) within 72-hours of the exam date.

The examination is “closed book.” However, students will be allowed to use their notes on material presented during the course as well as their Course Workbooks.