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CISI Level 3 Award in Managing Cyber Security

The Professional Body of Choice for the Financial Services Industry

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment is the leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. The CISI has been dedicated to professionalism since it emerged from the London Stock Exchange in 1992.

This is an 8 day program conducted over 4 weekends. The 2017 intake is due to begin on February 2017. Limited places available. Get in touch with us by filling up the enquiry form below or calling/emailing us. 

What is Managing Cyber Security?

Combating Financial Crime qualification, the CISI Level 3 Award in Combating Financial Crime, provides candidates with an overview of financial crime with an international focus and an emphasis on the practitioer response to financial crime. It can be taken as a standalone award or as a unit of the Investment Operations Certificate (IOC).

The unit has been designed to complement our new examination, Managing Cyber Crime. Candidates who take both qualifications will be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in the Prevention of Financial and Cyber Crime. When combined with our UK Financial Regulation exam or UK Regulation and Professional Integrity exam, candidates will be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Combating Financial Crime.

Why study Managing Cyber Security?

Managing Cyber Security is a brand new qualification developed to provide candidates with a basic knowledge of the threat of cyber crime. Candidates will be able to evaluate the risks to the financial services industry and develop effective security solutions to prevent, detect and mitigate cyber attacks. 

Is Managing Cyber Security right for me?

The scope of the syllabus makes the qualification suitable for Compliance Officers and Money Laundering Reporting Officers, those involved in regulation, law enforcement, trade and commerce and individuals from bi-lateral development institutions and civil society organisations. Cyber crime can affect all parts of financial institutions and individuals from various roles will benefit from undertaking this unit.

Key features:

  • Specialist qualification – identify cyber crime threats and learn how to develop effective security solutions
  • Flexible study options – it can be taken as a stand-alone award or as a unit of the Investment Operations Certificate (IOC)
  • It has been designed to complement the Combating Financial Crime exam, and candidates who take both exams will be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in the Prevention of Financial and Cyber Crime
  • Candidates who combine Managing Cyber Security with the IT in Investment Operations exam will be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security and Information Technology in Investment Operations.
  • Free CISI Student membership – become associated with a Chartered professional body and take advantage of an extensive range of benefits
  • Access to Associate membership and ACSI designatory letters

Qualification Structure

Managing Cyber Security is achieved by successfully passing a multiple-choice question exam. Details for this exam are shown below.

Managing Cyber Security is regulated by Ofqual as a level 3 qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). On the European Qualifications Framework, this equates to a level 4 qualification. As a stand-alone qualification it is recognised by Ofqual as the CISI Level 3 Award in Managing Cyber Security. Success in this qualification carries with it 8 RQF credits. 

Who should study Managing Cyber Security?

Suitable for all compliance staff and will be especially relevant to Compliance Officers.

Need more info?

If you need further info on this program, all you need to do is to fill up the form at the top of this page and/or call/email us. We will brief you on the details of this program and guide you all the way!
 
 You can also download the Program Brochure for more detailed explanation on the program.

This is an 8 day program conducted over 4 weekends. The 2017 intake is due to begin on February 2017. Limited places available. Get in touch with us by filling up the enquiry form below or calling/emailing us. 

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About CISI

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment is the leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. Formed in 1992 by London Stock Exchange practitioners, we have a global community of circa 40,000 members in 116 countries and last year more than 40,000 CISI exams were sat in 80 countries, 15,000 taken outside the UK.

Royal Charter

On Friday 9 October 2009, Her Majesty the Queen signed the Charter formally creating the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI).  This is a significant milestone in the history of the Institute, as we join the ranks of professional bodies such as accountants, lawyers and bankers.

Sir Alan Yarrow, Chartered FCSI(Hon), Chairman, said: “It is very pleasing that the CISI, which has built an enviable reputation for professionalism in the sector, has had its position as a pre-eminent professional body endorsed by the award of a Royal Charter. I would like to thank all of our members and corporate members for their commitment to high standards in qualifications, continuing professional development and the promotion of integrity and ethics: the foundation stones of our application to the Privy Council.”