Security Professionals, ICT
Edu type:
Course or training
3447gv, Online
Start date:
Study Load:
15 hrs
3 weeks
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IT Security Foundation (ITSF) provides you with a comprehensive introduction to IT-security. You will learn what components make up an IT infrastructure and what vulnerabilities each component may have. You will also understand how attackers exploit common vulnerabilities and what tools and mitigation techniques you can use to prevent exploitation. At the end of the course, you will have a global understanding of IT security without having to immerse yourself deeply in information technology.


ITSF will be if interest those with a limited technical background but must engage with technicians as part of their work; and those at the start of their IT- Security career and looking for an entry level training and certification in IT- Security or IT Security administration.


ITSF is an entry level course, no previous experience is required. If you’re looking to further specialize in the technical aspects of IT Security and lay the foundation to progress into a IT / Cyber Security Management role, we would recommend to have a look at the advanced IT Security Practitioner Training.


This course is taught entirely in English.


IT-Security Foundation

  • 3 days, 4.5 hours a day
  • This course is suitable for officials who have a limited technical background but should be able to engage with technicians in their work; network or system administrators with ambitions to start a career in IT security, and aspiring information security professionals that lack technical security knowledge.
  • Build your IT security knowledge solid and from the ground up without having to immerse yourself deeply in information technology


What’s included

  • Official SECO-Institute course materials
  • Training from passionate instructors with exceptional skills
  • Access to the SECO member portal
  • Practice exam
  • Exam voucher
  • Membership to SECO’s Alumni Network after passing the exam



  • Security in networks, systems and software
  • Module 1 - Systems
  • Module 2 - Software
  • Module 3 - Networks
  • Cryptography and access control, (ab-) use cases 
  • Module 4 - Cryptography
  • Module 5 - (Ab-) use cases
  • Collect your badge of honor
  • Exam
  • Join our Alumni Network