Essential Information Security Officer


This two (2) day Essential ISO Training Course was specifically designed to help both new ISOs and those who would like to establish a baseline of knowledge to help them successfully navigate this critical role. The objective of the Essential ISO Training Course is to provide the fundamental training and skills needed to competently perform as an ISO in today’s financial world. The course includes discussion of the following topics, and more:

Role Description & Structure
  • Overview of Role
  • Reporting Structure
Preventive Controls & Actions
  • Policy Development
  • Risk Assessments
  • Access Control & Review
  • Patch Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Change Management
  • Training & Awareness
Detective Controls & Actions
  • Monitoring
  • Technical Controls
  • Security Event & Incident Management
Response Controls & Actions
  • Incident Response
  • Investigations
  • Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery
Testing, Reporting, & Intel
  • Auditing & Examinations
  • Reporting to Executive Management
  • Information Sharing and Threat Intel
  • FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment
Tools & Methods
  • Project Management
  • Develop Contacts
  • Budgeting
  • Staying Current
  • Website Tools


After this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the role and key responsibilities of an Information Security Officer.
  • Identify and apply preventative controls and actions.
  • Identify and apply detective controls and actions.
  • Identify and apply response controls and actions.
  • Explain the purpose and methods of testing, reporting, and intel.
  • Identify additional processes and tools to execute the Information Security Officer role.


This session is suitable for Information Security Officers (ISO) at financial institutions or those supervising, overseeing or managing the ISO Role.


This Essential ISO Training Course is specifically designed to help both new ISOs and those who would like to establish a baseline of knowledge to help them successfully navigate this critical role. This class covers Preventive Controls & Actions, Detective Controls & Actions, Response Controls & Actions, Testing, Reporting, Intel, Tools, and Methods.


Participants will earn 17 CPE credits. To obtain full credit, you must register, attend the video conference, and complete the survey at the end of the course.

Field of Study: Information Technology
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of internet security issues within the financial industry
Fees: $1400.00
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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The 10-D Academy Difference
  • Our ongoing experience with State and Federal Regulations keeps us in the know.
  • Our instructors have been in your shoes before.
  • Our courses represent the most current trends and technology.
Who should attend
the Essential ISO Training Course?
  • Those currently performing the role of Information Security Officer.
  • Those managing or overseeing the ISO Role.
  • Those looking to become an Information Security Officer.

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