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SBS Institute Certification Programs


The SBS Institute is uniquely designed to serve the banking industry by providing cyber education to better prepare students and their financial institution for cybersecurity threats and regulations. These banking specific, role-based certifications allow students to master the concepts and technologies required to perform essential cybersecurity functions. The SBS Institute certifications include real-world cybersecurity issues and establish solutions that make cybersecurity responsibilities more efficient and effective.

The Certified Banking Business Continuity Professional™ course will use real-world exercises to help you build a useful and repeatable business continuity plan to take back to your institution. More

The Certified Banking Cybersecurity Manager™ certification course will focus specifically on each element of the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool, issued June 30th, 2015. In addition we will complete detailed lab exercises that demonstrate how each process works. Students should be able to complete the actual assessment for their institution as part of the course. More

The Certified Community Banking Ethical Hacker™ certification The Certified Banking Ethical Hacker™ course will allow you to master concepts and technologies used by today’s hackers to better defend your institution. More

The Certified Banking Forensic Investigator™ course will allow you to gain knowledge of fundamental forensic processes to address the growing digital investigative needs of your institution. More

The Certified Banking Incident Handler™ course will provide you with an increased understanding of the best practices related to handling common incidents in the banking industry. More

The Certified Banking Mobile Administrator™ course will allow you to examine trending mobile solutions and emerging mobile risks to ensure effective risk management. More

The Certified Banking Security Executive™ course will provide you with a clear understanding of management requirements for Information Security and a strategic technology background for future planning. More

The Certified Banking Security Manager™ course will assist you in developing and managing an entire information security program framework to take back to your institution. More

The Certified Banking Security Technology Professional™ course will allow you to explore in-depth the technical design and implementation of Information Security Program controls. More

The Certified Banking Vendor Manager™ course includes real-world exercises to build a comprehensive vendor management program to take back to your institution. More

The Certified Banking Vulnerability Assessor™ course will guide you as you explore what makes a vulnerability tick and how to identify and remediate those vulnerabilities in your institution. More

To learn more about the certification programs, contact the IBA's Education Department.