Certified Security Awareness 1

C)SA1 INFOSEC Certified Security Awareness

* This course was updated in October of 2021

The Mile2®  Certified Security Awareness 1, C)SA1,  certification course is intended for anyone that uses a computer on the internet. Attendees will learn the security threats inherent to today’s workplace as well as the countermeasures associated with these attacks. Employees will learn that the weakest link in any security program is a poorly trained department. The Certified Security Awareness 1, C)SA1, course teaches general security awareness as well as how to develop a strong security culture within your company’s community. The Social Engineering portion of the class is designed to teach the participants the skills used by Social Engineers to facilitate the extraction of information from an organization using technical and non-technical methods. 

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The C)SA1 is a part of our Foundational Course Path

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Security Awareness 1
Key Course Information

Duration: 3 hours

Language: English

Class Formats:
*  Instructor-led

*  Self-Study

*  Live Virtual Training


     None – Entry Level

Applicable Exams:

*  Mile2 C)SA1

CPEs:  1

Security Awareness 1

  • Module 1 – Creating a Cybersecurity Culture
  • Module 2 – Social Engineering Attacks: Executive Management and Assets
  • Module 3 – Incident Preparedness and Management Planning
  • Module 4 – Law and Global Compliance Standards

Who Should Attend

* Everyone
* End Users
* Employees with access to computers
* Managers


Upon Completion

Upon completion, the Certified Security Awareness 1 candidate will not only be able to competently take the C)SA1 exam but will also understand basic cybersecurity knowledge to keep companies’ IP and IT infrastructure safe.

Re-Certification Requirements

All  Mile2 certifications will be awarded a 3-year expiration date.

There are two requirements to maintain Mile2 certification: 

1)  Pass the most current version of the exam for your respective existing certification

2)  Earn 20 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) per year. You may submit your CEUs in your Mile2 inbox. These CEUs must fall under “Qualify Continuing Educational Activities).

Visit our certification renewal page for more information.

Exam Information

The Certified Security Awareness 1 exam is taken online through Mile2’s Assessment and Certification System (“MACS”), which is accessible on your account. 

Purchase Options:

Course FAQ's

NO.  You do not have to purchase a course to purchase a certification exam.  

All of our courses can be taken independently.  In order to help guide our students on their cybersecurity career journey we have developed the Mile2 Certification Roadmap.

This helpful resource maps specific courses to Role-based career tracks.

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