CERTIFIED
CYBER RISK OFFICER

ONLINE COURSE

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About This Course


8 Weeks
Plus 1 Week Initial Orientation
8-10 Hours Per Week
Self Paced Entirely Online
Online Academy
Delivered Entirely Online
80 CPD Points
Approved by Various Bodies
Certification
Continual Assessments
Next Course Starts June 21st
Learning Modules Every Thursday
€1,950*
(VAT Not Applicable)
*If you are employed in Ireland, you may be eligible for a subsidy for this course.

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The Cyber Risk Officer course equips students with a comprehensive understanding of cyber risk management. The syllabus assumes a non-technical student and covers a range of topics from identification of cyber risks through to risk management options. The course has been designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills and confidence they require in order to protect the digital assets of their organisation and support the efforts of or lead the implementation of a cyber risk framework. 

SPECIAL INCENTIVE FOR WOMEN

One of our initiatives is to introduce as many women as possible into the cyber security industry. Together with our partners in Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet, we have created this amazing program funding women who are working in Ireland. 
*If you are a woman working in private or commercial semi state organisations registered in the Republic of Ireland you may be eligible for a special funding and pay only €495 for this course.

Testimonials


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Jennifer O’Brien

Lead in Group Internal Audit, Bank of Ireland
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Dr Vince Hughes

Director, Crime Stoppers International
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Stephen McCormack 

Head of IT, Maxol
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Audrey Barrett

Data Protection Officer, SIPTU
 I would highly recommend the Certified Cyber Risk Officer course. It provides a good overview of the issues and risks associated with cyber security, without assuming a detailed technical knowledge. I have found the course to be very engaging, structured and well taught. 

Richard Atterbury
Head of Cyber, Compliance -
Barclays Bank PLC

 I'm finding the course fascinating and really well paced, I was a bit concerned about fitting in the course around my role but with the lectures being online and recorded if you can't make the slot its ideal. Would recommend to anyone interested in a Cyber Risk role. 

Simon Rafferty
Financial Crime Analyst -
MotoNovo Finance

 I would highly recommend the Certified Cyber Risk Officer course. It provides a good overview of the issues and risks associated with cyber security, without assuming a detailed technical knowledge. I have found the course to be very engaging, structured and well taught. 

Audrey Barrett
DPO -
SIPTU

 I'm finding the course fascinating and really well paced, I was a bit concerned about fitting in the course around my role but with the lectures being online and recorded if you can't make the slot its ideal. Would recommend to anyone interested in a Cyber Risk role. 

Michel Schumacher
Senior Financial Crimes Compliance Manager - HSBC

FAQ


How Do I Get Certified?


Step One: Apply for Enrolment and Pay the Course Fees.
The application process commences as soon as you enrol and pay for the course online. The CCRO online course includes continual evaluation of your performance and competency via online exams, written assignments and ILT sessions. The CCRS course is based on only module related online exams.
If you meet all the certification requirements which includes the adoption of the ICTTF Code of Ethics and successful performance on the required curriculum and competency evaluation, you will be certified and entitled to all of the rights and privileges associated with the designation. You need to recertify every three years.
Certification is by the board of the ICTTF International Cyber Threat Task Force and accredited by the ICA International Compliance Association.

What is a Cyber Risk Officer?


A Cyber Risk Officer is an individual with the knowledge, skills and experience to develop, implement or support a cyber security, risk and/or privacy program at an organization. It is often a secondary role to a primary role such as CISO or CCO. Aspiring CISO’s and other business leaders often become certified cyber risk officers in order to augment and/or validate their background for new challenges and roles, including board levels positions such as NxD’s.

What Does The Course Equip Students?


A comprehensive understanding of cyber risk management.

Will It Help My Career?


There is a Global IT security skills shortages and it has now surpassed four million according to a recent industry survey. The number of unfilled positions now stands at 4.07 million professionals, up from 2.93 million this time last year. This includes 561,000 in North America and a staggering 2.6 million shortfall in APAC. The shortage of skilled workers in the industry in Europe has soared by more than 100% over the same period, from 142,000 to 291,000.
The global security workforce needs to increase by a staggering 145% to cope with a surge in hiring demand. In Europe, this has come particularly in smaller companies with one-99 employees, as well as those with over 500 employees.In the report, over half (51%) of cybersecurity professionals said their organisation is at moderate or extreme risk due to staff shortages.

Do I need to have a Cyber Security Background?


No. The syllabus has been developed for a non-technical audience. When technical concepts are referenced in any way, they are fully explained.
It is assumed that you have very limited IT technical knowledge. This course is for business leaders and provides them with the knowledge, skill and confidence to liaise with technical subject matter experts by demystifying the jargon and concepts.

How Do I Recertify?


A CCRO Certification lasts for three years from the date awarded. From June 2023 a recertification exam will be available online at www.icttf.org. There will be a fee of €500 for the recertification exam or any resits required.
If students elect to recertify by re-enrolling in the course, they have that option and will receive €500 discount off the cost of the CCRO course.

What is the Course Format?


The ICTTF – CCRO (Certified Cyber Risk Officer) course is delivered entirely online with a combination of live ILT (Instructor Led Training) sessions with the Head Tutor, recorded videos, downloadable case books and interactive material.

Course Overview

This is an eight week course prefaced by an “Orientation Module”.

Orientation Module

Overview: Introduction outlining the features of the online campus portal. Students get an opportunity to complete their online student profiles. Introductions to key support contacts.
Format: Video, PDF
Following the orientation module, each module becomes available on the Thursday morning of each week at 08:00 (Local Time – Dublin, Ireland).
Each module is comprised of the following materials:
  • Reading Material (Case books and References in PDF Format)
  • Video (Covering the Module Topic)
  • 1 Hour Live ILT session with Head Tutor (Live every second week at 13:00 and available recorded
  • Case Study: Video
  • Online Assessment/Exam
  • *Assignment (Written assignments are due by following Wed 12:00)
*There is a written assignment as part of the first 7 modules.
The structure of all educational modules (1-8) are very similar.
For the CCRO course, it is advised  for the student to make an estimated commitment of 8-10 hours per week for each module. These assignments contribute towards the continuous evaluation of students and form part of their overall assessment and scoring.

What is the Pass Mark and How Does the Scoring Work?


The pass mark for successful certification on the CCRO course is 80%
Students are continually evaluated during the course.
Each Week There is an Online Module Assessment/ Exam – 8 in Total
For the First 7 Modules – There are also Written Assignments that have to be Submitted Each Week – 7 in Total
Scores are averaged across all 15 (exams + assignments) evaluated areas. The total average score across all assignments and exams is used to determine if a student is successfully certified.

What are the CCRO Key Dates and Times?



June 2021 - Course
DateTime (UCT+1) Event
Mon Jun 21st 08:00 Orientation Module Available
Thu Jun 24th 08:00 Module 1 Available
Mon Jun 28th 13:00 1 Hour Live ILT Session
Wed Jun 30th 17:00 Complete Module 1 and Submit Assignment
Thu Jul 1st 08:00 Module 2 Available
Wed Jul 7th 17:00 Complete Module 2 and Submit Assignment
Thu Jul 8th 08:00 Module 3 Available
Mon Jul 12th 13:00 1 Hour Live ILT Session
Wed Jul 14th 17:00 Complete Module 3 and Submit Assignment
Thu Jul 15th 08:00 Module 4 Available
Wed Jul 21st 17:00 Complete Module 4 and Submit Assignment
Thu Jul 22nd 08:00 Module 5 Available
Mon Jul 26th 13:00 1 Hour Live ILT Session
Wed Jul 28th 17:00 Complete Module 5 and Submit Assignment
Thu Jul 29th 08:00 Module 6 Available
Wed Aug 4th 17:00 Complete Module 6 and Submit Assignment
Thu Aug 5th 08:00 Module 7 Available
Mon Aug 9th 13:00 1 Hour Live ILT Session
Wed Aug 11th 17:00 Complete Module 7 and Submit Assignment
Thu Aug 12th 08:00 Module 8 Available
Wed Aug 18th 17:00 Complete Module 8 and Final Exam
Course Completed 
Results and Certifications Available

When are the Next Courses Starting?


June 21st - 2021 

September 13th - 2021 

What is the Cancellation Policy?


Registration: A booking online reserves your place, this does not guarantee your place. Only *payment in full of the course fees will guarantee your place. You will be sent a registration email to complete your profile once payment in full has been received.
Installment Payment Option: If a student has elected to pay by instalments, they are fully committed and legally obligated to pay ALL instalments outlined.
Course Cancellation: Due to unforeseen circumstances, ICTTF Ltd may be compelled to cancel the course at short notice. In such circumstances, registrants will be entitled to a full refund of their course fee, or the course fee can be credited towards a future course.
Cancellation:

Notice of a registrant’s intention to cancel their registration must be made in writing ([email protected] ) to ICTTF Ltd. In such cases, registrants will have the following options:

1) Nominate a replacement to attend in their place. Such notice must be made in writing at least 5 days before the commencement of the course.

2) Defer to a course commencing at a later date. Such notice must be made within 10 days of the commencement of the course and is subject to availability.

Registrants who fail to attend the course will be charged 100% of the full fee.

Substitutions/Replacements:

Where a registrant who has to cancel nominates a suitable replacement to attend in their place, no cancellation penalty will be incurred unless the registrant has already started the course. The suitable replacement must meet the Entry Requirements for the

course.

Fees: Participants wishing to transfer to a later date will be billed a 10% administration fee plus any increase in the price of the course.  

Participants who started the course and wants to nominate a replacement will be billed a 10% administration fee plus any increase in the price of the course.
Changes to Course: ICTTF Ltd. reserves the right to change course content, structure, lecturers and dates.

Where Are the Terms and Conditions?


Please follow this link to the Cyber Risk Academy terms and conditions: Terms and Conditions

Where Will my Certified Qualification be Recognized?


Our cyber risk certifications are recognized globally. This course has been accredited and benefits from dual certification by the International Compliance Association (ICA) and other respected bodies.