The vendor neutral Certified Security Leadership Officer certification course was designed for mid and upper level managers as well as any engineers who seek to increase their knowledge in the security arena. The C)SLO course was designed to give management an essential understanding of current security issues, best practices, and technology. Because a security officer or manager understands the value of security, he or she is prepared to manage the security component of an information technology security projects.
A C)SLO candidate can be seen as the bridge between the cyber security team and operations as well as business management. Essentials topics covered in this management track are extremely detailed and include the following: Network Fundamentals and Applications, Hardware Architecture, Information Assurance Foundations, Computer Security Policies, Contingency and Continuity Planning, Business Impact Analysis, Incident Handling, Architect Approaches to Defense in Depth, Cyber Attacks, Vulnerability Assessment and Management, Security Policies, Web Security, Offensive and Defensive Information Warfare, culminating with Management Practicum.
Upon completion, the Certified Security Leadership Officer candidate will not only be able to competently take the CSLO exam but will also be versed in implementing strong security controls and managing an organization with an industry acceptable security posture.