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Stay relevant and on top of the latest trends. Leverage our online courses to gain interactive, engaging and timely learning experiences throughout your career. Each course is designed with input from leading industry experts and based on proven learning techniques to maximize your time and content retention.

The self-paced learning format delivers modular content combined with interactive activities involving videos, labs, case studies, quizzes, etc. Learn at your own pace on your own time and earn valuable Continuing Professionals Education (CPE) credits towards your (ISC)² certifications. (Note: Credits may be eligible for continuing education credits for non-(ISC)² certifications. Please review the requirements established by the credentialing organization for eligibility.)

(ISC)² Members and Associates have free unlimited access to courses that are denoted as ‘Free for Members’ by logging in above and clicking the ‘My Courses’ menu item.

For individual course purchases learners will have access to the course content for 180 days from the time of purchase. Please note, we do not offer time extensions for you to complete this training course.

For All Access and Express Learning Bundle purchases learners will have access to the course content for 365 day from the time of purchase. Please see course description for pricing and CPEs.

人工知能 (AI) の紹介
*(ISC)² のメンバーおよびアソシエイトは、上からログインし、「My Courses」をクリックすれば無料でアクセスできます。人工知能 (AI) は、既に情報セキュリティに従事する人々によりプライベートや職場で幅広く使用されています。数多くの見慣れたアプリケーションだけでなく、私たちの見えない所やあまり知られていないような形でも活用されています。この分野の拡大に伴い、AI の検討されている、または実際の導入化に関するディスカッションに参加できるようになるには、この変化し続ける分野の関連用語やテクノロジーの理解を深めておくとよいでしょう。このエクスプレスラーニングコースでは、ディープラーニングや機械学習、AI ニューラルネットワーク、自然言語処理など、AI テクノロジーのスペクトラムに関連する用語について学ぶほか、こうしたテクノロジーの現時点での実用化についてもいくつかご紹介します。
Assessing Application Security
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". In today’s app-enabled world it is more important than ever for security practitioners to work with their organization to ensure their digital assets are adequately protected against attacks. In most cases, the internet-facing application is the primary target for attackers. Applications, when not properly hardened and secured, create the entryway for criminals to gain access to sensitive data or even allow for the complete compromise of the underlying system. Whether the application is bought, built or acquired it is important to consider its vulnerabilities and the types of attacks that might be used to exploit them. This course will explore the foundations of how to assess an application’s security. 
Mobile Security from Every Angle
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Mobile devices have become the central hub allowing anywhere, anytime access to information. Consequently, these devices have become targets for cyber criminals and a huge management issue for security practitioners. This course provides an introduction to mobile security, explores the unique challenges facing mobile security, and instruction on how to secure the mobile infrastructure of your organization.  
Conducting Practical Risk Analysis for Security Professionals
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Risks and security related issues represent an ongoing concern of any business. Assessing and analyzing risks and issues should be a continuous and comprehensive exercise in any organization. In this Immersive Course, learners gain practical experience working through risk assessment, analysis, mitigation, remediation, and communication. Throughout the course, security professionals acquire skills needed to holistically examine operational risk management, learn to work cross-functionally, determine how to use risk data effectively, and disseminate actionable information and findings. Within the immersive exercise experienced throughout the course, learners apply policies and procedures against organizational risk appetite, assess governance and compliance frameworks, and select the best means to communicate given an organizations risk culture and awareness.
Utilizing Big Data
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". This Express Learning course provides an overview of Big Data components, architectures and applications. Cybersecurity professionals will learn to apply the concept of data flows to gain insights on how to help defend their organizations by successfully managing and analyzing large amounts of data.
When Ethics Meets Artificial Intelligence (AI)
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". In this Express Learning course, you will learn more about the history of AI and the related ethical principles and will apply select thought experiments to modern issues and technology, including AI. As a security professional, you’ll consider the role ethics plays in the development and uses of AI and examine the ways bias and fairness will help to shape the role of AI in future applications.
Exploring Cybersecurity in Industrial Control Systems
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". As manufacturing becomes more automated, digitized and network-enabled the risks and attack surfaces increase. Industrial control systems (ICS) deployment and usage is expanding and cybersecurity professionals need to be more aware of the area and the implications for security. This Immersive Course explores the fundamental concepts around security concerns within industrial control systems (ICS) helping the learners understand how ICS supports critical infrastructure and the global need for ICS security, as it proliferates in various industries.
The Privacy Regulation Roadmap
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Navigating the various privacy legislations and ensuring compliance requires not only knowledge of the law, but how frameworks can be utilized to ensure privacy is at the forefront of security practices. In this course, participants examine global privacy legislation and learn the importance of identifying and complying with privacy laws and regulations that apply to their industry and customer base. Course content breaks down the practical application of privacy legislation to the cybersecurity professional and provides a systematic plan for incorporating privacy into cybersecurity practices.
Strengthening Interpersonal Skills
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Much research has been done on the need to balance softer professional skills with technical skills to be successful in the workplace. This holds true for cybersecurity professionals wishing to advance their careers and become better leaders and influencers within their organizations. This Immersive Course is designed to help you gain a better understanding of how emotional intelligence can increase productivity, identify methods for efficient decision making, review strategies for effective communication and understand the role non-verbal communications play in shaping professional perspectives.
Understanding Security in the IoT Ecosystem
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". The dramatic and rapid growth in the deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT) creates mounting cybersecurity concerns. The skills and knowledge needed to manage those concerns will only grow in demand. This Immersive course provides a broad overview of IoT. Learners will be presented with the challenges involved in defining the IoT landscape and how that influences cybersecurity vulnerabilities within the complex, distributed, and often unmanaged IoT ecosystem. The course surveys existing bodies of work in IoT security in order to better understand issues like data privacy and safety. Learners will leave with a clearer picture of the overall state of the IoT industry in terms of approaches to cybersecurity governance.
Leveraging the Intelligence Cycle
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". The Intelligence Cycle is the primary process intelligence analysts use when creating intelligence. In this Express Learning course, cybersecurity professionals compare the various intelligence disciplines and learn to leverage the Intelligence Cycle to outline the when, why, and how of cyber events. At the end of this course, you will take on the role of a cyber intelligence analyst and learn to create a cyber intelligence product.
Navigating Cyber Insurance
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Having an insurance policy that is expressly dedicated to covering cyber-related incidents is critical, but unfortunately, not all cyber-insurance policies are created equal. In this Express Learning course, participants navigate the ins and outs of cyber insurance and examine real-world examples to fully understand the scope of what the cyber-insurance policy covers, should an incident take place.
Securing Containers at the Speed of DevOps
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Containers allow for the creation of fast, repeatable, and secure deployment cycles for applications, making them an excellent fit for DevOps. This Express Learning course offers learners an overview of important security features and best practices to protect containerized services. Learn to describe containers and its main characteristics, then it delves into the most prominent security threats and countermeasures, and finally describing how to use automation and orchestration to do deploy containers in an automated and secure manner. 
Introduction to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". As an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is responsible for measurement science, standards, and technology in a way that promotes safety and collaboration for industry and government alike. NIST has a significant influence on worldwide standards and provides a framework cybersecurity professionals can use to analyze and strengthen their ability to identify, detect, and respond to cyber-attacks. In this Express Learning course, explore the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) as you learn to apply it to your organization, large and small, using a matrix that incorporates all of the popular technical standards.
A Security Professional's Guide to AI
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to become prevalent in the security professionals’ personal and work life, including many familiar and highly visible applications and others that are behind-the-scenes and not so obvious. This Express Learning course introduces the security professional to the details of data science in AI, its frameworks and languages and the challenges that security professionals face when working with AI development teams. It is designed to give you a primer of the concepts, frameworks and languages currently used in the development on AI and the security issues that you may face.
Techniques for Malware Analysis
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". The ability to find and analyze malware has become a necessary skill for anyone performing incident response. This Express Learning course will introduce the various types and categories of malware and their characteristics. The course will also introduce broad categories of malware analysis and show you how to collect information about malware by examining its characteristics. Finally, you will learn how to execute malware and watch how it interacts with your system.
Técnicas para el análisis de malware
* Gratis para miembros o asociados de (ISC)²; iniciando sesión arriba y haciendo clic en Mis cursos. La capacidad de encontrar y analizar malware se ha convertido en una habilidad necesaria para cualquier persona que trabaje en la respuesta a incidentes. Este curso de aprendizaje exprés presentará los distintos tipos y las distintas categorías de malware y sus características. El curso también contendrá amplias categorías de análisis de malware y le mostrará cómo recopilar información sobre este software malicioso al examinar sus características. Finalmente, aprenderá cómo ejecutar el malware y verá cómo interactúa con su sistema.
Strengthening Presentation Skills
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Today’s security practitioners have the need to communicate clearly, persuasively, and inspirationally to diverse audiences. Whether presenting to a board of five people or onstage in front of a larger audience, this course gives you guidance on how to prepare, design, and deliver an effective presentation. In this Express Learning course, you will have an opportunity to reflect on your personal experience and gain practical tips to tackle your next presentation.
Purple Team Playbook
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". A traditional cybersecurity operation center consists of a red (offensive) team and blue (defensive) team, but in recent years the rise of the purple team has helped to successfully blend the skills of these teams into a cross-functional security department. In this Express Learning course, discover strategies for staffing and building your cybersecurity teams. Learn to create the policies, processes, and charters that ensures cohesive purple team collaboration as you establish your own purple team playbook.
Incident Management: Preparation and Response
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". By bringing together key definitions of incident management and demonstrating through real-world examples you will learn how to determine that an event has become an incident, quickly and effectively respond to incidents to eliminate the immediate threat, and develop strategies and solutions to ensure that similar incidents do not continue to plague your organization in the future.