EXIN Certified Information Security Officer

EXIN Certified Information Security Officer

The Information Security Officer certification provides the right knowledge and competences for those who are aiming to become or already are an Information Security Officer. When you are certified by EXIN as an Information Security Officer you are extensively tested not only on Information Security Management requirements (based on the ISO/IEC 27001 standard), but also on new requirements such as Data Protection and Business Continuity Management (BCM).

You will be able to

Professionals will be able to use any apply the knowledge and skills acquired during the career path and put them into practice when taking up the role of Information Security Officer. The combination of Information Security and your choice of Privacy & Data Protection, Cyber & IT Security or Business Continuity Management will provide professionals with the theoretical knowledge of security and how to apply the regulations and best practices in their organization.

Who is this certification for?

EXIN Information Security Officer is ideal for professionals aspiring to become an Information Security Officer. This makes it ideal for professionals who have made a start in data privacy or information security but would like more support and direction in their career development. As the certifications can be taken one by one, professionals can work towards becoming an EXIN Information Security Officer over a longer period of time. It is especially well suited to professionals who already have one of the certifications required as they then only have to attain the other certifications in the career path to receive the EXIN Information Security Officer certification.

Main subjects

This certification covers the modules:
EXIN Information Security Foundation
EXIN Privacy & Data Protection Foundation or EXIN Business Continuity Management Foundation or EXIN Cyber & IT Security Foundation
EXIN Information Security Professional

Required reading

Please see the individual module pages for more detail about the required reading.

  • Details
Duration: 4 hours
Type: CareerPath
Pass mark: 65%
Open book: No
Electronic equipment allowed: No
Level: Expert
Available languages: English
Requirements: EXIN Information Security Foundation can be replaced by:
• EXIN Information Security Management Expert
• EXIN Business Continuity Foundation
• EXIN Cyber & IT Security Foundation
• ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor certificate