CISSP training is an advanced course designed to meet the high demands of the information security industry by preparing students for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam.
Led by an authorized instructor, this training course provides a comprehensive review of information security concepts and industry best practices, covering the 8 domains of the CISSP CBK:
- Security and Risk Management
- Asset Security
- Security Engineering
- Communications and Network Security
- Identity and Access Management
- Security Assessment and Testing
- Security Operations
- Software Development Security
Who should attend?
This training course is intended for professionals who have at least 5 years of recent full-time professional work experience in 2 or more of the 8 domains of the CISSP CBK and are pursuing CISSP training and certification to acquire the credibility and mobility to advance within their current information security careers. The training seminar is ideal for those working in positions such as, but not limited to:
- Security Consultant
- Security Manager
- IT Director/Manager
- Security Auditor
- Security Architect
- Security Analyst
- Security Systems Engineer
- Chief Information Security Officer
- Director of Security
- Network Architect
The CISSP Helps You:
- Validate your proven competence gained through years of experience in information security
- Demonstrate your technical knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively develop a holistic security program set against globally accepted standards
- Differentiate yourself from other candidates for desirable job openings in the fast-growing information security market
- Affirm your commitment to the field and ongoing relevancy through continuing professional education and understanding of the most current best practices
- Gain access to valuable career resources, such as networking and ideas exchange with peers
The CISSP Helps Employers:
- Protect against threats with qualified professionals who have the expertise to competently design, build, and maintain a secure business environment
- Ensure professionals stay current on emerging threats, technologies, regulations, standards, and practices through the continuing professional education requirements
- Increase confidence that candidates are qualified and committed to information security
- Ensure employees use a universal language, circumventing ambiguity with industry-accepted terms and practices
- Increase organizations’ credibility when working with clients and vendors
- Understand and apply the concepts of risk assessment, risk analysis, data classification, and security awareness and Implement risk management and the principles used to support it (Risk avoidance, Risk acceptance, Risk mitigation, Risk transference)
- Apply a comprehensive and rigorous method for describing a current and/or future structure and behavior for an organization’s security processes, information security systems, personnel, and organizational sub-units so that these practices and processes align with the organization’s core goals and strategic direction and address the frameworks and policies, concepts, principles, structures, and standards used to establish criteria for the protection of information assets, as well as to assess the effectiveness of that protection and establish the foundation of a comprehensive and proactive security program to ensure the protection of an organization’s information assets
- Apply a comprehensive and rigorous method for describing a current and/or future structure and behavior for an organization’s security processes, information security systems, personnel, and organizational sub-units so that these practices and processes align with the organization’s core goals and strategic direction and examine the principles, means, and methods of applying mathematical algorithms and data transformations to information to ensure its integrity, confidentiality, and authenticity
- Understand the structures, transmission methods, transport formats, and security measures used to provide confidentiality, integrity, and availability for transmissions over private and public communications networks and media and identify risks that can be quantitatively and qualitatively measured to support the building of business cases to drive proactive security in the enterprise.
- Offer greater visibility into determining who or what may have altered data or system information, potentially affecting the integrity of those asset and match an entity, such as a person or a computer system, with the actions that entity takes against valuable assets, allowing organizations to have a better understanding of the state of their security posture.
- Plan for technology development, including risk, and evaluate the system design against mission requirements, and identify where competitive prototyping and other evaluation techniques fit in the process
- Protect and control information processing assets in centralized and distributed environments and execute the daily tasks required to keep security services operating reliably and efficiently.
- Understand the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and how to apply security to it, and identify which security control(s) are appropriate for the development environment, and assess the effectiveness of software security
To qualify for a re-sit of the Official CISSP course, a student must have attempted the exam and failed before a free re-sit is permitted.
Candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years of cumulative paid full-time professional security work experience in two or more of the 8 domains of the CISSP CBK.
Candidates may receive a one year experience waiver with a four-year college degree, or regional equivalent OR additional credential from the approved list, thus requiring four (4) years of direct full-time professional security work experience in two or more of the ten domains of the CISSP CBK.
Candidates who have not completed the 5 years of experience to take the CISSP, can take an Associate CISSP exam. This will give them a credential showing their knowledge until they are able to meet the experience requirements for the CISSP.