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S-CITSO Certification


With this Post-graduate certification, you will be recognised as an IT-Security professional with the skills to implement, anchor and manage the IT-Security process in your organisation.


You will be able to act as a linchpin between the IT-business and IT-operations departments.


Target audience

This course is aimed at those who are currently engaged in, or will become involved with the implementation, coordination and management of IT-Security such as:


  • Network managers, network, systems, applications, services and databases that need a thorough background of the technical aspects of information security.

  • This course is also very useful for employees of Security Operations Centers of Incident Response Teams must have their work on technical knowledge of topics such as monitoring and trace evidence in the digital domain.


Required knowledge

A strong basic knowledge of IT-Security is required. We recommend the IT-Security Practitioner course or equivalent (CISSP) prior to this course program.


Certification program

This course program is the third level of the Certified IT-Security Officer certification track. When you have completed the IT-Security Expert exam you can get the S-ITSE title and you can apply for the Certified IT-Security Officer title. This is the highest title in the field of IT-Security.

Contact hours: 90 hours
Self study: 45 hours

  • 15 day expert course

  • Course available as classroom training

  • Security Academy examination

  • SECO-Institute certification S-ITSE

  • Level: Senior

  • IT-Security Practitioner certification or equivalent (CISSP) is recommended

  • The third career step in the S-CITSO certification program

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