Certified Secure Computer User Certification


Certified Secure Computer User - CSCU
Essential security skills for Knowledge workers - Become a CSCU
Most organizations around the world fail to recognize the most sophisticated, adaptive solution to security threats, already available to them; their people. With proper basic training and the creation of a corporate culture around fundamental security principles, end-users can become the most sophisticated threat detection, threat mitigation and prevention resource any organization can have.

In 2015, the Cyber Security Market reached 75 Billion in spending. Less than 1 Billion of that was spent on Security Awareness Training.  Problem is, hackers and organized crime networks know this too! Why put forth the effort to hack the most expensive Cyber security equipment on the market when those organizations employees will likely let you through the door?

News headlines for the past decade are a constant reminder not investing in the development of your people; your most valuable asset will inevitably lead to a breach through their own error or misuse.

What can be done?

Adopt a comprehensive Cyber Security Awareness training plan and turn your people into human Cyber sensors actively monitoring your organization around the clock from every front for suspicious activity, evidence of the cyber breach, phishing attacks, virus, etc.

Certified Secure Computer User CSCU is a comprehensive Cyber Security Awareness program that offers employees and end users a fundamental understanding of various computer and network security threats such as:
Essential security skills for Knowledge workers - Become a CSCU
Armed with this knowledge, everyday employees and individuals will be able to take the necessary steps to mitigate their personal and corporate security risk.

Time is NOT on your side – Phishing attack research shows the median time for a phishing attack to take effect is 1 Minute, 22 Seconds. It is likely if you have been targeted, in less than the time it took you to read this page, you were compromised.

Note: CSCU v1 exam will retire on October 1st, 2016

EC-Council's CSCU training program provides the necessary knowledge and skills to protect the information assets

Course Description:

The CSCU training program aims at equipping the students with the necessary knowledge and skills to protect their information assets. The program is designed to interactively teach the students about the whole gamut of information security threats they face ranging from identity theft and credit card fraud to their physical safety. The skills acquired during the course of this program will not only help the students to identify these threats but also to mitigate them effectively.

What Will You Learn:

 Personal Computer Security

 Social Engineering
 Identity Theft
Safe Browsing

 Data Protection
 Physical Security
Digital Signature & Certificates

Data Backup
 Social Networking
Antiviruses Protection
 Internet Security

Credit Card Frauds
 Monitoring Kids Online
 Wireless & Home Network Security
 SmartPhone Security
 Mobile Device Security


Find out more information on EC-Council's Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)

Target Audience

This course is specifically designed for todays' computer users who uses the internet and the www extensively to work, study and play.

Course Duration

16 Hours


Exam Information

Exam Name: CSCU (112-12) Exam
Credit Towards Certification: Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)

Exam Details

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Test Duration: 2 Hours
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice
  • Test Delivery: EC-Council Exam Portal


Students will be prepared for EC-Council's CSCU exam 112-12

This certification is an excellent complement to educational offerings in the domain of security and networking.

Educational institutions can provide greater value to students by providing them not only with one of the most updated courseware available today but with a certification that empower their students in the corporate world. The courseware comes complete with demo videos and scenario-based discussion questions to allow the student to gain actual skills.


Age Requirements and Policies
Concerning Minors

Find out the required age and other information for EC-Council's Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU) course

The age requirement for attending the training or attempting the exam  is restricted to any candidate that is at least 13 years old.

If the candidate is under the age of 13, they are not eligible to attend the official training or eligible to attempt the certification exam  unless they provide the accredited training center/EC-Council  a written consent of their parent/legal guardian and a supporting letter from their institution of higher learning.

Disclaimer for EC-Council's Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)


EC-Council reserves the right to impose additional restriction to comply with the policy. Failure to act in accordance with this clause shall render the authorized training center in violation of their agreement with EC-Council. EC-Council reserves the right to revoke the certification of any person in breach of this requirement.


Become a Information Security Professional with EC-Council Training Certification Programs

  EC-Council's Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU) - course outline EC-Council's Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU) - course brochure