Who should attend
This validation exam is required for conferral of the CERT Cybersecurity for Leadership Professional Certificate.
About the course
The CERT Cybersecurity Leadership Examination objectively assesses the student's understanding of cybersecurity principles that reflect basic awareness and knowledge of cybersecurity within the context of a business organization and from the perspective of organizational leadership.
The examination is administered online. Learners can begin the exam at any time. Once the examination is started, the learner will have 4 total hours to complete the examination.
Participants must achieve a minimum passing score of 80% for the CERT Cybersecurity for Leadership Professional Certificate.
The exam is composed of 40 multiple choice questions. Each question has four or five possible answers, only one of which is correct. The exam covers the following topic areas:
- Cybersecurity Principles
- Cybersecurity Governance
- Cyber-Risk and Resilience Management
- Cyber Threat and Vulnerabilities
- Incident Response/Business Continuity/Disaster Recover
- Cybersecurity Resources
The exam is based on knowledge attained from the CERT Cybersecurity Oversight training course. You may reference the course material as needed. Please keep in mind that the test will conclude after 4 total hours regardless of the number of questions answered.
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