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Certified Security Compliance Specialist™ (CSCS™)


Compliance is big business. Legislations such as PIPEDA, FFIEC, HIPAA and standards such as the ISO 27002 are a requirement for organizations to comply with. A key objective for organizations worldwide is to integrate security best practices and be in compliance. Skilled professionals who understand regulatory compliance requirements and information security are valued across several industries, especially healthcare, financial and the government.

The Certified Security Compliance Specialist™ (CSCS™) is a unique course of its type in the compliance and security industries - indeed the first of its type in the world. It is laser-beam focused on thoroughly examining compliance requirements and establishing best practices that can be applied in securing today's digital business information infrastructure.

Organizations are fast moving to a digital ecosystem that is governed by strict regulatory compliance requirements. Validate your compliance security skills and knowledge and distinguish yourself with the credential, Certified Security Compliance Specialist™ (CSCS™).

You can expect to learn and understand core requirements of the following from the CSCS™ course:

  • ISO Standards including 27001, 27002, 27799
  • NIST Standards
  • HIPAA and HITECH: U.S. Healthcare Regulations
  • U.S. State Regulations on Information Security

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction & Global Overview
  • Module 2: GDPR
  • Module 3: ISO/IEC 27000, 27001, 27002
  • Module 4: HITRUST CSF    
  • Module 5: PCI DSS
  • Module 6: State Regulations
  • Module 7: NIST Standards & Guidance    


CSCS™ Study Manual

This is the official study manual for the Certified Security Compliance Specialist™ (CSCS™) certification.

The Certified Security Compliance Specialist™ (CSCS™) study manual focuses on the introduction Regulatory Compliance and Security, Digital Healthcare & Security, ISO 27000 Standard, Security Certification and Accreditation, Business Continuity Planning (BCP), and Getting Compliant, Integrating Best Practices. It is also invaluable for compliance professionals and managers, security officers, security practitioners, privacy officers and senior IT professionals and anyone else involved in the overall security of an organization impacted by compliance regulations.

Product Details

Number of Pages: 535 Pages
File size: 6,046 KB
File type: Adobe Acrobat (.pdf)
Delivery Method: Downloadable


CSCS™ Quick Reference Cards (9)

  • HIPAA Security Rule QRC
  • ISO 13485 QRC
  • ISO 27000 QRC
  • ISO 27001 QRC
  • ISO 27002 QRC
  • ISO 27799 QRC
  • NIST SP800-53 QRC
  • Payment Card Industry (PCI) & Data Security Standard (DSS) QRC

Product Details
File type: Adobe Acrobat (.pdf)
Delivery Method: Downloadable


CSCS™  Practice Quiz

The Certified Security Compliance Specialist™ (CSCS™) Practice Quiz will help in preparing for the certification exam.


CSCS™ Exam

The Certified Security Compliance Specialist™ (CSCS™) exam validates knowledge and skill sets in information security for legislations, standards and frameworks. The exam consists of 60 questions and you have 60 minutes to complete it. After successful completion of the exam, you will receive the CSCS™ certificate in the mail within 30 days.


Examination Areas

Percentage of Exam

Financial Regulations (e.g. PCI DSS)


Digital Healthcare & Security (e.g. HIPAA, ISO 27799)


International Security Standards (e.g. ISO 27000, Other International)


U.S. National and State Standards (e.g. FISMA, State laws)


Business Continuity Planning (e.g. BIA, NIST guidelines)





Product Details

Delivery Method: Online

Fast Track for CISSP/Security +/SCNA

The fast track is available only for CSCS™ students that attend Instructor Led Training. ecfirst recognizes the breadth of security content that must be mastered to attain certain security credentials. Fast Track for the CSCS™ class means if you have another security credential, such as CISSP or Security+, you will still need to take the class but you will not have to take the exam to get the CSCS™ credential. It will automatically be given once you send the documentation that you have another security credential.

Important Note: All Percentages are Approximate and Subject to Change at any time.

After payment processing, a confirmation for access to the course will be provided within one business day. The course and exams must be taken within a 6 month period from the date access is provided.

*The manual and QRC's are downloadable. As soon as your credit card has been processed, you will see the downloadable link in the final checkout page. You can also download the product(s) by going to the 'My Account' page and clicking on 'View the order I have made'. The link will be available for a maximum of four days. If you are not able to download the items, please let us know. Thank you.

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CSCS™ Online Course, Practice Exam, Manual, QRC, & Exam

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