Certification

Certification

GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF)

Security Professionals that want to demonstrate they are qualified for IT systems hands-on roles with respect to security tasks. Candidates are required to demonstrate an understanding of information security beyond simple terminology and concepts.

GISF Exam Certification Objectives
Information Security and Risk Management Principles The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of fundamental information security and risk management concepts.
Security Policy and Awareness The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of the components of effective policy creation and awareness programs.
Authentication, Authorization, and Accountability The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of access controls and effective authentication, authorization and accountability.
Network Foundations The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of foundational network concepts and terminology.
Cryptography Foundations The candidate will demonstrate a foundational understanding of cryptography and its application.
Network Security The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of foundational network attacks and the countermeasures and technologies employed to minimize the associated risks from attacks.
Systems and Application Security The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of securing systems and applications from malware and other common threats.