Cybersecurity Foundation

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Course Overview

The Cybersecurity Foundation training course offers an in-depth exploration of core cybersecurity principles and concepts aligned with industry best practices, such as ISO/IEC 27032 and NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

As cyber threats continue to increase, organizations worldwide are searching for individuals who thoroughly understand cybersecurity principles and concepts. The PECB Cybersecurity Foundation training course directly responds to this demand, equipping participants with the necessary knowledge to actively contribute to implementing and managing robust cybersecurity programs.

The PECB Cybersecurity Foundation training course covers fundamental concepts related to cybersecurity program implementation, attack mechanisms, threat mitigation measures, risk management, incident response best practices, and information sharing and coordination policies and procedures. By acquiring a comprehensive understanding of these aspects, participants will gain the required competencies to participate in cybersecurity management projects effectively.

Learning objectives

Upon completing the training course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental cybersecurity concepts and principles
  • Identify the main standards and frameworks for cybersecurity, such as ISO/IEC 27032 and NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Explain approaches, methods, and techniques for ensuring cybersecurity

Educational approach

  • The training course includes diverse educational content, including practical exercises, multiple-choice quizzes, and illustrative demonstrations of cybersecurity best practices.
  • Participants are strongly encouraged to interact with one another, exchange ideas, and actively participate in discussions.
  • The quiz structure within the course closely mirrors that of the certificate exam, ensuring participants are well-prepared for the exam.


There are no prerequisites to participate in this training course.


Target Audiance

  • Managers and consultants seeking to expand their cybersecurity knowledge
  • Professionals aiming to familiarize themselves with best practices in cybersecurity management
  • Individuals responsible for carrying out cybersecurity activities within their organization
  • Individuals interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity

Schedule Dates

Cybersecurity Foundation
21 May 2024 - 22 May 2024
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21 August 2024 - 22 August 2024
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21 November 2024 - 22 November 2024
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24 February 2025 - 25 February 2025

Course Content

  • Introduction to fundamental concepts of cybersecurity

  • Cybersecurity program approaches and certificate exam


Yes, there is an optional certification exam available at the end of the course. Passing the exam demonstrates your understanding of the covered material and earns you a PECB Cybersecurity Foundation certificate.

Gaining a solid foundation in cybersecurity knowledge can benefit you in several ways:

  • Improved personal cybersecurity awareness: Protect yourself and your devices from cyber threats.
  • Enhanced career prospects: Cybersecurity skills are in high demand across various industries.
  • Stronger foundation for further cybersecurity training: Prepare for more advanced cybersecurity courses and certifications.

The course fees vary depending on the location, training provider, and delivery method (instructor-led, online, etc.). You can find specific pricing information on the PECB website or by contacting your preferred training provider.

The cybersecurity landscape is constantly evolving, so staying updated with the latest trends and threats is crucial. Taking the PECB Cybersecurity Foundation course is a valuable first step, but remember, continuous learning is key to maintaining effective cybersecurity awareness.

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