Training: Cybersecurity Foundation

Ref. CYF-01

Training Cybersecurity Foundation

Discover our Cybersecurity foundation training, designed to meet the growing demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals. This course offers a deep dive into the fundamental principles and concepts of cybersecurity, perfectly aligned with industry best practices such as ISO/IEC 27032 and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

Aimed at those aspiring to actively contribute to the development and management of robust cybersecurity programs, this PECB Cybersecurity Foundation course covers everything from the implementation of cybersecurity programs, attack mechanisms, threat mitigation, risk management, to best practices for incident response. Gain the necessary skills to effectively participate in cybersecurity management projects and strengthen your organization’s resilience against digital threats.

The PECB Cybersecurity Foundation certification – included in the course price – demonstrates that you understand the concepts and principles of information security risk management.

Participant profiles

  • Cybersecurity managers and consultants
  • Cybersecurity management professionals
  • Information security officers
  • Those aspiring to a cybersecurity career


  • Understand the fundamental concepts and principles of cybersecurity.
  • Identify key standards and frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27032 and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
  • Explain the approaches, methods, and techniques for ensuring cybersecurity.
  • Assess risks and implement effective mitigation strategies.
  • Develop skills in incident response and crisis management.


  • There are no prerequisites to participate in this training.

Course content

Day 1: Cybersecurity Foundations and Framework

Module 01: Course Objectives and Structure

  • Introduction and goals of the cybersecurity training
  • Overview of the course structure

Module 02: Normative and Regulatory Framework

  • Understanding international standards and the regulatory framework

Module 03: Fundamental Concepts in Cybersecurity

  • Exploration of essential cybersecurity principles

Module 04: Cybersecurity Program

  • Development and implementation of an integrated cybersecurity program

Module 05: Cybersecurity Policy and Risk Management

  • Development of cybersecurity policies
  • Principles of risk management in cybersecurity

Module 06: Attack Mechanisms

  • Identification and analysis of common attack vectors

Day 2: Incident Management and Continuous Improvement

Module 07: Cybersecurity Controls

  • Implementation of security controls for the protection of information assets

Module 08: Information Sharing and Coordination

  • Importance and methods of information sharing in cybersecurity

Module 09: Training and Awareness Program

  • Development of programs aimed at enhancing cybersecurity awareness

Module 10: Business Continuity and Cybersecurity Incident Management

  • Business continuity planning in response to cybersecurity incidents

Module 11: Incident Response and Recovery

  • Response and recovery strategies following security incidents

Module 12: Cybersecurity Testing

  • Testing methods to assess the effectiveness of security measures

Module 13: Performance Measurement and Continuous Improvement

  • Techniques for measuring the performance of cybersecurity initiatives and for their continuous improvement

Module 14: Certification Process

  • Preparation for the certification exam and overview of the certification process


  • Digital course material included


The “PECB Cybersecurity Foundation” exam covers the following competency areas

  • Fundamental principles and concepts of cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity program

An exam voucher as well as a “retake” is included in the course price

  • If you fail the exam on your first try, you have the opportunity to make a second attempt for free
  • There is no need for a new exam voucher to retake the exam. The same voucher you used for the first exam attempt is valid for the second attempt

Complementary courses

Temptraining funding

ITTA is a partner of Temptraining, the continuing education fund for temporary workers. This training fund can subsidize continuing education for anyone who works for an employer subject to the Collective Work Agreement (CCT) Rental of services.

Additional information

Expand Your Horizons with the Cybersecurity – Foundation Training

In an ever-evolving digital world, information security has become a top priority for businesses of all sizes. Our Cybersecurity PECB training offers you the opportunity to master the essential skills to secure digital assets and effectively respond to online threats.

Fundamental Concepts and Regulatory Framework of Our Cybersecurity Training

Understanding the fundamental principles of cybersecurity is the first step towards an effective defense against cyber threats. Our cybersecurity – foundation training deeply covers these principles, in alignment with international standards such as ISO/IEC 27032 and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ensuring that our participants receive education based on the best global practices.

Risk Management and Cybersecurity Policy

Risk management is at the heart of any successful cybersecurity strategy. Learn to identify, analyze, and mitigate risks to best protect your organization. Our training places particular emphasis on developing robust cybersecurity policies, essential for effective IT governance.

Controls and Incident Response

Attack mechanisms are rapidly evolving, and it’s crucial to stay updated with the latest cybersecurity controls to counter them. Discover the latest defense techniques and learn to implement a quick and organized response in the event of a security incident.

Information Sharing and Awareness

Information sharing and coordination between teams play a vital role in combating cyber threats. Our course highlights the importance of cybersecurity communication and the development of training and awareness programs for all employees.

Preparation for Certification

Upon completing this training, you will not only be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to enhance your organization’s security but also prepared to take the PECB Cybersecurity Foundation certification exam. This certification is a testament to your expertise and commitment to digital security.

Join us for this cybersecurity training and protect your digital future today.

Prix de l'inscription
CHF 1'700.-
Inclus dans ce cours
  • Training delivered by a PECB accredited trainer
  • Preparation for the exam
  • Documentation and digital materials
  • Exam voucher + one retake

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