Type: Certification GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Course: No Specific training is required for any GIAC certification. If candidates need help in mastering the objectives for this certification, there are many sources of information available. Practical experience is one option; there are also numerous books on the market
covering Computer Information Security. Another option is SANS training, or any relevant courses from other training providers.
Target: Security Professionals that want to demonstrate they are qualified for IT systems hands-on roles with respect to security tasks. Candidates are required to demonstrate an understanding of information security beyond simple terminology and concepts.
Requirements: 1 proctored exam-180 questions -5-hour time limit-70% (126 of 180 questions) minimum passing score
Renewal: Every 4 years
Delivery: Exams are delivered online through a standard web browser. For exams purchased with SANS training, access to the exam will be available 7-10 days following the end of the conference. Standalone challenge exams are issued within 24 hours upon receipt of payment. You will receive an email from GIAC when your exam has been issued to your portal account. You have 120 days to complete the exam from the time we send notice that it is available. The exams are proctored and should be scheduled using our.