Become a certified CISO with the SECO CISO Certification track

Information Security is where it all started for SECO. It’s our flagship curriculum that laid the foundation for where we are today. With trainings ranging from zero to CISO and from understanding, applying, managing and leading information security, we offer the most complete package suitable for both running your security awareness project as well as building the next generation of security leaders.

Authors & Lead Trainers

Lies Alderlieste-de Wit
Author & Trainer

Global Director cybersecurity governance at Danone

Chris Wauters
Author & Trainer

Security Transition Manager,
Agile & Security Leadership

Koen Maris
Advisory Board

Cyber Security leader
at PwC Luxembourg

Michael Garceau

Senior Risk Manager,
Founder CipherQuest

Mario Procopio

Interim CISO &
Founder at Pro CISO®

Information Security Courses

Entry level

Information Security Foundation

3 days

Anyone looking for a fundamental understanding of information security and information security management. Entry-level information security professionals.

Understand and apply information security.

Comprehensive introduction to information security and information security management.

Introduction to ISO27001 and ISO27002.

Learn how to chart potential information security threats. Explore physical, technical and organizational control measures to protect information.

Basics of Risk Management and Risk Analysis.

How a security organization is designed and operated.

Legal and regulatory requirements relevant to information security.

Advanced level

Information Security Practitioner

5 days

Aspiring information security professionals looking to advance their career to an Information Security Officer or a Security Manager role.


Manage information security.

Integrate information security into strategic management and organisational culture. Ensure compliance with laws, regulations and standards.

Adopt a risk-based approach to information security. Balance interests and threats. Apply resilience management principles. Contribute to effective information security governance. Plan and perform information security risk assessments Develop an implementation plan for the ISO/IEC 27001 standard.

Apply best practice project management principles. Compose and lead a project team.

Evaluate types of information security risks posed by human behaviour. Develop an effective information security awareness action plan based on behavioural, learning and adoption theories.

Evaluate and Coordinate activities in Identity and Access Management and Incident Response.

Review a Security audit report and create an actionable improvement plan.

Expert level

Information Security
Expert (CISO certification)

5 days

Experienced information security professionals aspiring to lead security in a CISO role or similar. Ideal for information security managers, information security officers and senior security consultants.

Lead information security.

IT / business / security alignment. Shift from technology and risk based to business- aligned. Ways security can be structured in an organization and the impact on the CISO mandate and role.

Govern, align and lead cyber security into an organization. Create strong allies with compliance and assurance to have everything in line with regulatory and legal requirements.

Position the CISO as a trusted strategic advisor. Build a strong information security team and organisation with appropriate funding and executive support.

Establish a good relationship with internal and external stakeholders. Lead cyber security vs being lead. Communication ways, reverse psychology vs direct communication. Create a compelling story instead of denying projects because of security concerns.

Translate strategic information security goals to an information security plan with realistic targets and goals. Define resource planning and budgets. Create a business case.

Manage information security in operations, programs, projects, supply chains,  geographical locations, business units. Report to the board and external stakeholders.