Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Welcome to Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®): With your completion of the prerequisites and necessary years of experience, you are firmly grounded in the knowledge requirements of today’s security professional. This course will expand upon your knowledge by addressing the essential elements of the eight domains that comprise a Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®) for information systems security professionals. The course offers a job-related approach to the security process, while providing a framework to prepare for CISSP certification.

CISSP is the premier certification for today’s information systems security professional. It remains the premier certification because the sponsoring organization, the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc. (ISC)2 ®, regularly updates the test by using subject matter experts (SMEs) to make sure the material and the questions are relevant in today’s security environment. By defining eight security domains that comprise a CBK, industry standards for the information systems security professional have been established. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you master the eight CISSP domains and ensure your credibility and success within the information systems security field.

This course may earn a Credly Badge.

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Learning Objectives

In this course, you will identify and reinforce the major security subjects from the eight domains of the (ISC)2 CISSP CBK.

You will:

Analyze components of the Security and Risk Management domain.

Analyze components of the Asset Security domain.

Analyze components of the Security Architecture and Engineering domain.

Analyze components of the Communication and Network Security domain.

Analyze components of the Identity and Access Management domain.

Analyze components of the Security Assessment and Testing domain.

Analyze components of the Security Operations domain.

Analyze components of the Software Development Security domain


Course Details

Course Outline

1 - Security and Risk Management
  • Topic A: Security Concepts
  • Topic B: Security Governance Principles
  • Topic C: Compliance
  • Topic D: Professional Ethics
  • Topic E: Security Documentation
  • Topic F: Risk Management
  • Topic G: Threat Modeling
  • Topic H: Risk Response
  • Topic I: Business Continuity Plan Fundamentals
  • Topic J: Acquisition Strategy and Practice
  • Topic K: Personnel Security Policies
  • Topic L: Security Awareness and Training
  • 2 - Asset Security
  • Topic A: Asset Classification
  • Topic B: Secure Data Handling
  • Topic C: Resource Provisioning and Protection
  • Topic D: Manage Data Lifecycle
  • Topic E: Asset Retention
  • Topic F: Data Security Control
  • 3 - Security Architecture and Engineering
  • Topic A: Security in the Engineering Lifecycle
  • Topic B: System Component Security
  • Topic C: Security Models
  • Topic D: Controls and Countermeasures in Enterprise Security
  • Topic E: Information System Security Capabilities
  • Topic F: Design and Architecture Vulnerability Mitigation
  • Topic G: Vulnerability Mitigation in Emerging Technologies
  • Topic H: Cryptography Concepts
  • Topic I: Cryptography Techniques
  • Topic J: Cryptanalytic Attacks
  • Topic K: Site and Facility Design for Physical Security
  • Topic L: Physical Security Implementation in Sites and Facilities
  • 4 - Communication and Network Security
  • Topic A: Network Protocol Security
  • Topic B: Network Components Security
  • Topic C: Communication Channel Security
  • Topic D: Network Attack Mitigation
  • 5 - Identity and Access Management
  • Topic A: Physical and Logical Access Control
  • Topic B: Identification and Authentication
  • Topic C: Identity as a Service
  • Topic D: Authorization Mechanisms
  • Topic E: Access Control Attack Mitigation
  • 6 - Security Assessment and Testing
  • Topic A: System Security Control Testing
  • Topic B: Software Security Control Testing
  • Topic C: Security Process Data Collection
  • Topic D: Audits
  • 7 - Security Operations
  • Topic A: Security Operations Concepts
  • Topic B: Change Management
  • Topic C: Physical Security
  • Topic D: Personnel Security
  • Topic E: Detective and Preventive Measures
  • Topic F: Patch and Vulnerability Management
  • Topic G: Logging and Monitoring
  • Topic H: Incident Response
  • Topic I: Investigations
  • Topic J: Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Topic K: Disaster Recovery Strategies
  • Topic L: Disaster Recovery Implementation
  • 8 - Software Development Security
  • Topic A: Security Principles in the System Lifecycle
  • Topic B: Security Principles in the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Topic C: Security Controls in the Development Environment
  • Topic D: Database Security in Software Development
  • Topic E: Software Security Effectiveness Assessment
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is intended for experienced IT security-related practitioners, auditors, consultants, investigators, or instructors, including network or security analysts and engineers, network administrators, information security specialists, and risk management professionals, who are pursuing CISSP training and certification to acquire the credibility and mobility to advance within their current computer security careers or to migrate to a related career. Through the study of all eight CISSP CBK domains, students will validate their knowledge by meeting the necessary preparation requirements to qualify to sit for the CISSP certification exam. Additional CISSP certification requirements include a minimum of five years of direct professional work experience in two or more fields related to the eight CBK security domains, or a college degree and four years of experience.

    Other Prerequisites

    It is highly recommended that students have obtained CompTIA® Network+® or Security+® certifications, or possess equivalent professional experience upon entering CISSP training.

    Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

    Course Length : 5 Days

    Many of our courses are subsidised by HRDA up to 80% and are split over multiple sessions. Please contact us to provide you with a quote

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