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InfoSec & CISO Certification

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The program is tailored for C-level managers in companies. It provides comprehensive training for managing information security within organizations, utilizing the most advanced management tools and the latest trends in information security and risk management in today's landscape.

In this course, we will delve into these topics and more:
✓ Implementing information security management in an organization
✓ Developing specific controls in various domains
✓ Information security according to ISO/IEC 27001 standard
✓ Policies and regulations required for ISMS
✓ Acquiring business knowledge for cybersecurity managers

The Information and Cyber Security CISO is a program that focuses on training individuals for the most central role in information security management within organizations – the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). The CISO's role is to ensure the organization's data security and address the cyber challenges associated with the organization's diverse activities.

Within the course, students learn about the broad responsibilities of the role, such as:

  • Information Security Management: Planning, executing, and monitoring security strategies within the organization, safeguarding against cyber threats and securing sensitive information.
  • Risk Management Processes: Identifying, assessing, and monitoring risks and malicious activities, along with strategically planning to manage and mitigate those risks.
  • Policy and Guideline Establishment: Developing, distributing, and enforcing rules and technical guidelines for security within the organization.
  • Alert and Warning System Implementation: Using tools and techniques for early detection and managing cyber events.
  • Security Management in Projects: Influencing information system planning within projects and securing development processes and technical practices.
  • Dealing with Attacks and Incidents: Preparing action and response plans for cyber attacks and security incidents.
  • Security Communication and Marketing: Handling communication and technical aspects in the security field towards teams, management, and clients.

The course will provide participants with the knowledge, tools, and training needed to professionally and efficiently fulfill the crucial role of the CISO, ensuring optimal data security for every organization.

The program is divided into the following 2 parts:

Software Development Tools for Beginners in the Tech/Cyber World

This includes all the software tools required to introduce you to the world of cybersecurity. It covers in-depth knowledge of network protocols, hardware and security, Linux and BASH scripting management, Python programming, and version control with Git.

CISO Security Courses

A specialized section for CISO - aimed at those with operating systems background / network and cybersecurity students. This part provides a complete solution for the CISO role, consisting of 9 modules (courses) that expand on cyber security risks from all aspects. It covers network infrastructure, internet application attacks, cyber security for IoT, SCADA and hardware, cloud computing and virtualization, advanced threats to organizations, incident response management, information security governance, and more.

Benny Cohen
Real Time Group Founder and CEO

  • M.Sc. in Communication Engineering
  • B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering
  • Lecturer and Head of the Cyber and Information Security Course at RT-Group, with over 20 years of experience in software/hardware system development, including 6 years in the cybersecurity industry.
  • Specializes in penetration testing and provides training both domestically and internationally. Conducts penetration testing (PT) for security companies as well as leading enterprises in the industry.


Information and Cyber Security CISO Curriculum

The InfoSec & CISO Certification program is made up of a number of courses (modules).‎
We know that each of us arrives with a different background and level of knowledge. In order to tailor the content to best fit your needs, you can choose the track that is most suitable for you:‎
InfoSec & CISO Certification studies at the college are currently conducted online.‎

Comprehensive Track

This track includes all the courses in the program and is designed to make you an expert in the field.‎

  • Designed for students with little to no experience.
  • Requires 9 to 12 months to complete.‎
  • 505 academic hours.
Standard Track

This track includes only the courses and content specifically designed for the InfoSec & CISO Certification program.‎

  • Designed for students with prior knowledge in the high-tech industry.
  • Requires 6 to 7 months to complete.
  • 275 academic hours.
Self-Designed Track

This track allows you to select only the specific courses and content that you are interested in and wish to complete.‎

  • Designed for students with experience in the field.
  • Requires 1 to 3 months to complete, depending on the courses chosen by the student.
Software Tools
Linux Admin50 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Track

In this course, you will learn how to seamlessly operate a Linux system and techniques to maximize your utilization of Linux's capabilities. The curriculum is divided into two sections.

The first part of the course will cover installation, file management, and permissions. By the end of this part, you will be proficient in managing the system seamlessly.

In the second part of the course, you will delve into system configurations, users management, network cards, Linux kernel management, and more.

Linux is an open-source, free operating system known for its relatively high security. It provides software testers and developers with efficiency and freedom of action. The vast majority of software applications, such as servers, applications, databases, or internet services, are deployed on Linux operating systems. Therefore, it is critical for software testers to possess knowledge and experience in Linux. This course equips you precisely with such expertise.

Bash Scripting25 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Track
Bash is a highly convenient and efficient shell (command line interface) environment. Developed by GNU contributors, it is essentially the default shell in Linux/GNU systems, serving as a vital foundation for the system. Like any shell, it encompasses a robust command system as well as an efficient scripting language.
Python90 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Track

The focus is on Python 3, aiming to provide the knowledge and experience required for programming real-world applications in an object-oriented industry. You will learn how to develop software using Python. You will be taught techniques and appropriate tools to professionally develop high-level Python programs suitable for high-tech companies. This is a very practical course in which we will also be using circuit boards.

Python is currently considered one of the most popular and sought-after programming languages in the IT industry. Its popularity and widespread use in various industry projects make Python one of the most demanded programming courses. The high demand and diverse employment opportunities make Python highly beneficial to specialize in for a rewarding professional career with multiple growth opportunities.

Networking40 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Track

Computer networking at the CCNA level: This course provides extensive knowledge in both theoretical and practical aspects of installation, maintenance, configuration, understanding of routers and switches, operation, network troubleshooting, and familiarity with computer networking protocols at the CCNA level. You will become familiar with the fundamental concepts and devices in networking, aspects and layers of LANs/WANs and the structure and functioning of architectures and protocols used in IP networks.

GIT (Version Control)25 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Track

Git is an open-source version control system that serves as a tool for managing code versions and the software development process. Its primary purpose is to help developers efficiently manage code and track changes in software files.

In this course, you will learn the core features of Git, workflow techniques, and methods to undo changes or maintain multiple project versions. Additionally, you'll discover how to collaborate effectively with other teams and developers. Designed for programmers seeking the best and most suitable way to manage code development versions, the course covers essential workflow principles, core features, version control, collaboration, and more.

CISO Courses
Cyber Security Fundamentals20 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Trackok-standard-icon Standard Track

The Cyber Security Fundamentals course is an introduction to cybersecurity. It serves as the foundational course for principles in the field of cybersecurity and information security. The course covers both the practical and theoretical aspects of the cyber world. It explains the roles and requirements of a cybersecurity professional. In this course, you'll receive a general overview of all the subjects covered in the complete program. This includes topics such as defense layers, common breaches, and more.

Cyber Networking Infrastructure60 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Trackok-standard-icon Standard Track

The cyber infrastructure provides the critical technological foundations for multimedia communication, remote activities, cloud storage, advanced device-to-device communication (IoT), data security, and more. This field influences numerous aspects of daily life and business operations.

Cyber Security in Web Servers and Applications30 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Trackok-standard-icon Standard Track

Cybersecurity measures for safeguarding network servers and applications are essential in the digital world. Protecting sensitive data, preventing unauthorized access, and ensuring the safety of organizational activities are integral components of securing these vital online assets. In the course, you will learn how to defend against evolving cyber threats and maintain essential functionality, including a robust firewall and regular security updates. To guard against dynamic threats and maintain the functionality of network servers and applications, a multi-layered approach is necessary.

Cyber Security in IOT, SCADA and Embedded25 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Trackok-standard-icon Standard Track

Cybersecurity in IoT networks, SCADA systems, and embedded systems is an inseparable domain that addresses the security challenges and vulnerabilities arising from issues and weaknesses in interconnected devices, industrial control systems, and integrated devices in various applications. Each connected device serves as a potential entry point for cyber threats, and without proper solutions, these devices can be exploited for unauthorized network access or sensitive data theft. SCADA systems, which manage and monitor critical infrastructures in sectors like energy, water, and manufacturing, also require protection against cyber attacks that could disrupt operations and even cause physical damage.

Cyber Security in Cloud Computing & Virtualization25 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Trackok-standard-icon Standard Track

Cybersecurity in the cloud computing and virtualization domain is a central topic in the world of technology. With a significant increase in the usage of cloud services and virtualization, the boundaries of physical security are weakened, making advanced cybersecurity knowledge crucial for safeguarding organizations and networks. Cybersecurity for computers and virtual environments focuses on the unique challenges arising from the proliferation of this technology. Remote data access, privacy preservation, monitoring, and detection of advanced threats are all part of the key challenges that require advanced solutions in cybersecurity within this sector.

Identifying Cyber Security Threats to an Organization30 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Trackok-standard-icon Standard Track

Detecting threats in the cybersecurity domain is especially important for securing any organization. Swift response to attacks and the ability to identify advanced threats are integral parts of a comprehensive strategy for safeguarding information and systems. Early detection of suspicious activities within a network can prevent significant damages and maintain functionality. We will utilize various tools and techniques to identify abnormal behaviors, intrusive actions, and unauthorized attempts to access information. Exposure to potential threats enables us to react swiftly for effective resolution and to ensure optimal cybersecurity.

Incident Response and Accountability20 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Trackok-standard-icon Standard Track

Event response management and accountability in the field of information security are crucial components of the course. Participants will learn how to efficiently respond to security incidents, including identification, response, analysis, and recovery. Emphasis will be placed on action protocols in disaster scenarios and how to enhance the security process to ensure data resilience and organizational protection. Students will explore legal implications, important guidelines, and organizational responsibilities in dealing with security incidents, as well as how to develop prevention and action plans to address persistent threats.

Information Security Governance25 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Trackok-standard-icon Standard Track

Information security governance is a comprehensive framework that ensures effective protection of sensitive data within the organization. The process includes policy definition, risk management guidelines, role establishment, and securing systems. An up-to-date information security governance strategy demands commitment, leadership, clear communication, risk analysis, and continuous monitoring. Aligning security objectives with business goals contributes to holistic security and ensures proactive access to information. By establishing a strong governance structure, organizations can safeguard their assets, maintain trust, and adapt to evolving cyber threats effectively.

CISO Roles & Responsibilities40 academic hoursok-full-icon Comprehensive Trackok-standard-icon Standard Track

The course "Roles and Responsibilities of CISO" explores the role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in organizations. Students will learn about the responsibilities of the manager in charge of information security, including the central management of security policies, threat and risk analysis, security program planning and management, and disaster recovery. The course helps understand the organizational responsibilities related to information security and the connection between the CISO and the organization's management. Students will gain in-depth knowledge about defense requirements, addressing advanced threats, legal aspects, safety planning, and more.

Admission Requirements

  • Basic level of digital literacy on a Windows-running computer.
  • No prior knowledge or experience in cybersecurity or networking is required.
  • Experience in script implementation is an advantage.
  • Personal interview.

Who is the online InfoSec training and Cyber CISO course suitable for?‎

  • Students with no experience who aspire to work as a CISO (must also complete the first part - Software Development Tools course).
  • System administrators or Linux professionals aiming to enhance their skills.
  • Information security professionals, architects, managers, and officers.
  • Government ministry information security personnel.
InfoSec & CISO Certificate Real Time College USA

Certifications and Credentials

Requirements for eligibility for the certificate:

  • Participation in at least 80% of the course hours
  • Submission of a final project / final exam with a score of 70 and above
  • Obligation to submit course assignments, including exercises, homework, and projects

Upon successful completion of the Information and Cyber Security CISO program, you will be awarded a InfoSec & CISO Certificate by RTG.

This certificate will attest to your high level of knowledge and professionalism.

Why Study at RTG

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Job Placement Process

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Tech Job Placement

teacher-image-Full support until the job interview and placement in a tech company.‎-

Full support until the job interview and placement in a tech company.‎

REAL TIME GROUP is a software house and training center that provides development, training, and placement services for hundreds of high-tech companies in Israel and abroad.‎

Our HR team will accompany you from the moment you finish the course, and even prior to that. During the project preparation process, we will help you prepare your resume and portfolio.‎

Throughout the training, our Placement Division will build your resume and prepare you for job interviews, so that you arrive ready and able to demonstrate professionalism and practical knowledge.‎

Our goal is to ensure your smooth entry into the tech world. Come join us to receive the training, tools, knowledge, and experience needed to work in the tech industry.‎

Paying Tuition for

Pay your tuition in advance through self-payment or with the help of your employer.‎

Numerous employers provide financial assistance for coding programs, so it is advisable to inquire with your employer regarding tuition support.‎

Some students turn to personal loans to fund their coding education.

A diverse range of personal lending choices is at your disposal for careful consideration and assessment. Should you opt for a personal loan, be sure to select the one that aligns most effectively with your individual circumstances and financial goals.‎

Your eligibility for various government aid and scholarship programs may vary depending on your location.

As such, it is recommended that you explore the options and inquire about any scholarships or financial aid opportunities available.‎


  • Beginners in the world of technology and cyber without prior knowledge.
  • Individuals with a technical background in network security of Windows or Linux, system administrators, and information security professionals.

A CISO certificate can provide you with advanced skills and knowledge in cybersecurity, making you a competitive candidate for high-level roles in information security management. It enhances your expertise in handling cyber threats, risk management, policy development, and response strategies, increasing your career opportunities and potential earnings.

We would be happy to advise, guide, and answer any questions.
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