2022
CYBER CRISIS MANAGEMENT 
CERTIFICATION TRAINING TOUR

  • MARCH 7-11, 2022 | LUXEMBOURG
     

  • MARCH 14-18, 2022 | LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
     

  • MARCH 21-25, 2022 | OTTAWA, ONTARIO CANADA 
     

  • APRIL 4-8, 2022 | SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
     

  • APRIL 11-15, 2022 | SINGAPORE
     

  • APRIL 18-22, 2022 | BENGALURU, INDIA
     

  • APRIL 25-29, 2022 | ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
     

  • MAY 9-13, 2022 | SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS USA
     

  • MAY 16-20, 2022 | CHICAGO, ILLINOIS USA
     

  • MAY 23-27, 2022 | NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK USA
     

  • MAY 30-JUNE 3, 2022 | PARIS, FRANCE
     

  • JUNE 13-17, 2022 | BERLIN, GERMANY
     

  • JUNE 20-24, 2022 | LISBON, PORTUGAL
     

  • JULY 11-15, 2022 | ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA USA
     

  • JULY 18-22, 2022 | ORLANDO, FLORIDA USA
     

  • JULY 25-29, 2022 | LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA USA
     

  • AUGUST 15-19, 2022 | DUBLIN, IRELAND
     

  • AUGUST 22-26, 2022 | ATHENS, GREECE
     

  • AUGUST 29-SEPTEMBER 2, 2022 | MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

How to Build a Cyber Crisis Management Plan
Cyber War Game Exercise Training
Cyber Crisis Leadership Training

OBJECTIVE

A deep, hands-on immersion into the full realm of Cyber Crisis Management in a single training event!  Attendees are able to select from any or all of our Cyber Crisis Management certification series of courses. 

 

Choose the Cyber Crisis Management Planning Professional (C2MP2) certification course if you want to learn how to develop a Cyber Crisis Management Plan / Cyber Crisis Response Plan (CCMP/CCRP) and all of the related artifacts an organization, consulting company, or MSSP needs to deliver on this Board-level capability. 

Choose the Cyber Crisis Management Exercise Professional (C2MEP) certification course if you want to learn how to build, deliver, and optimize cyber war game table top exercises for your organization or others.

Choose the Cyber Crisis Management Leadership Professional (C2MLP) certification course if you and/or your cyber crisis response team want to learn how to effective lead the response to a major cyber incident.  This executive education program teaches leaders how to transition from problem solvers to sense-makers.  This course includes a minimum of fifteen (15) of our one-of-a-kind simulation immersions.

There truly is no other stand-alone or integrated program like our cyber crisis management certification series!

VALUE

You and or your organization can rapidly gain unparalleled knowledge, skills, and abilities in this unique 5-day program.  Cyber crisis is a Baord-level issue and no organization is exempt from delivering on its due care and due diligence requirements surrounding incident response.

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TRAINING AGENDA: DAY 1 & DAY 2
CYBER CRISIS MANAGEMENT PLANNING PROFESSIONAL (C2MP2)

FOUNDATIONS OF A CYBER CRISIS MANAGEMENT PLAN

  • THE PLAN CORE

    • Acronyms

    • How to Use the Cyber Crisis Management Plan

    • Define Plan Purpose

    • Response Organization

    • Response Structure

  • ​FUNCTIONAL INCIDENT RESPONSE PLANS

    • Functional Incident Response Plan (Detailed)

    • Functional Incident Response Plan (Summary)

    • Linking Incident Response Plans

  • RESPONSE PROCESS FLOW

    • Response Process Flow Foundation

    • Master and CSIRT Incident Response Plans

    • Response Process Flow Completion

  • CYBER WAR ROOMS & BRIDGE LINES

    • ​War Rooms

    • Bridge Lines

    • Cyber Crisis Logistics

  • ​TEAMS, ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • ​Cyber Crisis Executive Team (CCET)

    • Cyber Crisis Management Team (CCMT)

    • Cyber Crisis Response Team (CCRT)

    • Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT)

    • Cyber Crisis Support Team (CCST)

  • ​WORKING GROUPS

    • ​Communications Working Group

    • Technology Working Group

    • Additional Working Groups

CYBER CRISIS MANAGEMENT ROLES, CHECKLISTS & TEMPLATES

  • PLAN OWNERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE

    • ​Plan Ownership

    • Plan Governance

  • ​IMPACT CATEGORIES, SCALES & SCORES

    • Impact Categories, Scales & Scores Table

  • ​CYBER ATTACK & CRISIS ANATOMIES

    • ​Cyber Attack Anatomy

    • Cyber Crisis Management Anatomy™

  • ​CYBER CRISIS INFORMATION FORM

    • CCIF Development

  • ​CHECKLISTS

    • ​Lead Incident Handler Checklist

    • Pre-Confirmation

    • Post-Confirmation

    • Cyber Crisis Deactivation Checklist

  • ​TEMPLATES

    • ​LIH-to-EIC Email Template

    • EIC-to-CCRT Incident Notification Email Template

    • LIH-to-CCRT Initial Meeting Email Template

    • Initial CCRT Meeting Agenda Template

    • Subsequent CCRT Meeting Agenda Template

    • SEIC-to-CCET Email Template

  • ​QUICK REFERENCE CARDS

    • ​CCET Quick Reference Card

    • SEIC Quick Reference Card

    • EIC Quick Reference Card

    • LIH Quick Reference Card

    • IRL Quick Reference Card

CYBER CRISIS MANAGEMENT/RESPONSE PLAN USAGE AND VALIDATION (TABLETOP WAR GAMES)

  • PROJECT PLANNING

    • Project Resources

    • Project Phases & Activities

    • Phase I: Plan

    • Phase II: Build

    • Phase III: Test

    • Phase IV: Implement

  • ​TRAINING THE ORGANIZATION

    • CCMP Training Deck

  • ​TABLETOP CYBER WAR EXERCISES

    • ​Tabletop Exercises vs. Immersive Simulations

    • Exercise Roles & Responsibilities

    • Exercise Logistics

    • Exercise Materials

    • Exercise Execution

    • Exercise Conclusion

    • After-Action Reporting

  • ​WRAP-UP

    • ​Version Control

    • Release Planning

C2MP2 CERTIFICATION

  • C²MP² candidates are required to attend our Cyber Crisis Management Planning Professional certification course. 

  • Achieve a score of 70% or better on the C²MP² exam

    • 50 multiple choice questions

    • Two hours; delivered on the final day of the boot camp

    • Only material produced by the candidate during the boot camp is permitted as reference material during the exam

    • There is an exam re-take fee of US$149 for students who do not pass the exam on first attempt.

      • One week must pass prior to attempting an exam re-take

  • The Cyber Crisis Management Plan (CCMP) and all other materials developed during the exam will be reviewed and evaluated based on the criteria below. A score of 80% or better is required.

    • Presentation (15% of score)

    • Structure (20% of score)

    • Completeness (30% of score)

    • Content (35% of score)

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TRAINING AGENDA: DAY 3
CYBER CRISIS MANAGEMENT EXERCISE PROFESSIONAL (C2MEP)

FOUNDATIONS OF TABLETOP CYBER WAR EXERCISES

  • ​Tabletop Exercises vs. Immersive Simulations

  • Exercise Scope

  • Exercise Design & Development

    • Setting the Foundations​

    • Planning Meetings

    • Concept and SMART Objectives Meeting

    • Initial Planning Meeting

    • Midterm Planning Meeting

    • Master Scenario Events List Meeting

    • Final Planning Meeting

  • Exercise Roles & Responsibilities

  • Exercise Execution & Logistics

  • Exercise Materials​

    • Situation Manual​

    • Player Handbooks

    • Facilitator Guide

    • Exercise Presentation

    • Exercise Evaluation Guide

    • Participant Feedback Form

  • Exercise Conclusion

  • After-Action Reporting

  • Exercise Improvement Planning

C2MEP CERTIFICATION

  • C²MEP candidates are required to attend an instructor-led Cyber Crisis Management Exercise Professional Boot Camp.  

  • Achieve a score of 70% or better on the C²MEP exam

  • 50 multiple choice questions

  • Two hours; delivered on the final day of the boot camp

  • Only material produced by the candidate during the boot camp is permitted as reference material during the exam

  • There is an exam re-take fee of US$149 for students who do not pass the exam on first attempt.

    • One week must pass prior to attempting an exam re-take

TABLETOP CYBER WAR EXERCISE PRACTICALS

  • Assignment

    • Develop all contents required to build, deliver, and assess an exercise​

  • Practical

    • Serve as facilitator for a given exercise subset

    • Act as observer for a given exercise subset

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TRAINING AGENDA: DAY 4 & DAY 5
CYBER CRISIS MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP PROFESSIONAL (C2MLP)

CYBER CRISIS LEADERSHIP

  • Introductions

    • How do you lead in non routine situations?

  • Module 1: Sense-Making During a Cyber Crisis

    • Challenges to leading in non-routine situations

    • Seeking clarity and accuracy during the fog of cyber war

  • Module 2: Broadening the Perspective

    • Expanding our view of crises information

    • Finding, recognizing, and using clues

    • Bugs in the Human Hardware

  • Module 3: Restructuring our Thinking

    • Identifying and avoiding blind spots

    • Interpreting clues with mental shortcuts

  • Capstone Immersion & Module 4: Building Future Crises Leaders

    • Capstone Immersion

      • Applying the knowledge

      • Open discussion on performance outcomes

    • Module 4: Challenges for Leaders Building Leaders

      • Complexity vs chaos

      • Supporting growth and resilience

C2MlP CERTIFICATION

  • C²MLP candidates are required to attend an instructor-led Cyber Crisis Management Leadership Professional Boot Camp.  

  • Achieve a score of 70% or better on the C²MLP exam

  • 20 multiple choice questions

  • One hour; delivered on the final day of the boot camp

  • Open notes

  • There is an exam re-take fee of US$149 for students who do not pass the exam on first attempt.

    • One week must pass prior to attempting an exam re-take