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Certified CyberSecurity Foundation (CCSF)


The GSDC Certified CyberSecurity Foundation (CCSF) sets itself apart as a premier cybersecurity certification that exemplifies professionalism and expertise. This esteemed certification, attained through GSDC's rigorous examination process, validates your concrete understanding of essential principles and advanced practices in the field of cybersecurity. 

By earning cybersecurity certification, you demonstrate your proficiency in safeguarding critical digital assets and mitigating the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats. 

The cybersecurity pr certificate encompasses vital areas such as risk management, network security, incident response, and ethical hacking. With the CCSF, you establish yourself as a trusted cybersecurity professional, enhancing your career prospects and gaining recognition in this highly competitive industry.

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OBJECTIVES Of Cyber Security Certification

The objective of the Cybersecurity Foundation includes a deep understanding of:

  1. Master essential cybersecurity principles, validating expertise.
  2. Safeguard digital assets with advanced strategies
  3. Stay ahead of evolving cyber threats with cutting-edge methods
  4. Cultivate skills in incident response, and ethical hacking techniques
  5. Unlock exceptional career opportunities as a trusted cybersecurity professional
  6. Establish a reputation as a sought-after cybersecurity expert

TARGET AUDIENCES For Cyber Security Certificate

Network professionals

Security professionals

Executives and managers who want to implement a security solution at the organizational level

IT professionals who want to know about cybersecurity fundamentals, threats, mitigating controls, and organizational responsibilities

Anyone who is looking forward to starting a career in cybersecurity.



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BENEFITS Of Cyber Security Foundation Certification

Few benefits of getting a cybersecurity certification are:

Open doors to lucrative cybersecurity job opportunities

Enhance professional marketability in the cybersecurity industry

Unlock higher earning potential and salary advancements

Expand career horizons with renowned organizations

Demonstrate mastery of critical cybersecurity skills

Establish credibility and earn employers' trust

Stay updated on emerging cyber threats

Accelerate career growth through industry recognition

Build a solid foundation for specialized cybersecurity certifications


PRE-REQUISITES For Cyber Security Foundation Certification

There are no prerequisites for this certification. But the participants must belong to an IT background.


EXAMINATION Cyber Security Certification

Ensure that you have filled up the basic details.
This exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions.
Candidates need to score a minimum of 65% of the total marks (i.e. 26 out of 40) to pass this examination.
The total duration of this examination is 90 minutes.
Candidate should Tick against only one correct answer in Multiple Choice Questions.
There is no negative marking system applicable to this examination.
In case the participant does not score passing % then they will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost. Re-examination can be taken up to 30 days from the date of the 1st exam attempt.


Sample Certificate



  • 1. Introduction to Cyber Security Management
    • Concepts and definitions
    • Benefits and requirements of Cyber security
  • 2.Introduction to Information Risk Management
    • Information risk management terminology
    • Risk management in the business context
    • Information risk management fundamentals
  • 3.Introduction to Business Continuity Management
    • Need for business continuity management
    • Business continuity management in the business
    • Business continuity lifecycle
  • 4.Cyber Security Architecture
    • Concepts of Cyber Security Architecture
    • The Role of a Security Architect
    • Security Design Principles
  • 5.Soft Skills and Incident Management
    • Topics and Learning Outcomes
    • Engagement lifecycle management
    • Advantages and utility of incident response to the client.
    • Awareness potential incidents.
    • Organizational frameworks for incident response activities encompass pertinent protocols and procedures.
    • Understanding limitations of system logs.
    • Timelines to analyse event data
    • Time zone issues
    • System interpretation of timestamps with images
  • 6. Law & Compliance
    • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
    • Criminal Justice Act 2008
    • Protection of Children Act 1978
    • Computer Misuse Act 1990
    • Human Rights Act 1998
    • Data Protection Act 1998
    • Police and Justice Act 2006
    • Sexual Offences Act 2008
    • Engaging law enforcement
    • CERTS and their role and jurisdiction


Thomas Brown

Designation - Recent Graduate

As a recent college graduate looking to start a career in cybersecurity, obtaining the GSDC Certified CyberSecurity Foundation (CCSF) has been instrumental in my job search. It has helped me stand out to potential employers and provided me with a solid foundation in cybersecurity principles.

Brian Wilson

Designation - IT Professional

After years of working in IT, I decided to make the transition to cybersecurity. The GSDC Certified CyberSecurity Certification has given me the confidence to pursue this career change. The certification exam was challenging but fair, and I feel more equipped to tackle more advanced cybersecurity concepts! 

Mary Johnson

Designation - Cybersecurity Professional

I've been working in cybersecurity for a few years now and decided to obtain the GSDC Certified CyberSecurity Foundation (CCSF) as a way to validate my knowledge and skills. I was pleased with the exam's content and found it to be an accurate reflection of the fundamentals of cybersecurity. This certification has enhanced my credibility and opened up new job opportunities.


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