Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

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Certification Training is our specialty. Courses are for certificate preparation purposes only. These courses are NOT associated with WIOA/WDP or any other State or Federal sponsored employment training.


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Course Introduction

This course trains students in all areas of security Common Body of Knowledge. They will learn security policy development, secure software development procedures, network vulnerabilities, attack types, corresponding countermeasures, cryptography concepts, their uses, disaster recovery plans, procedures, risk analysis, crucial laws, regulations, forensics basics, computer crime investigation procedures, physical security, and more.

There are four processes a candidate must successfully complete to become a certified CISSP. To sit for an exam, candidate must assert that he or she possesses a minimum of five years of professional experience in the information security field or four years of experience plus a college degree. Professional experience has to be in two or more of these 10 (ISC) CISSP domains: Access Control, Application Development Security, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Cryptography, Information Security Governance and Risk Management, Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance, Operations Security, Physical (Environmental) Security, Security Architecture and Design, and Telecommunications and Network Security.

There are no prerequisites for this course, although having taken other security courses is extremely helpful.

To sit for the CISSP examination, a candidate must:
1) Submit the examination application with the required fee Click here to download the CISSP Exam application
2) Assert that he or she possesses a minimum of five years of professional experience in the information security field or four years plus a college degree. Or, an Advanced Degree in Information Security from a National Center of Excellence accredited college or a regional equivalent that can substitute for one year towards the five-year requirement.
3) Complete the Candidate Agreement, attesting to the truth of his or her assertions regarding professional experience and legally commit to adhere to the CISSP Code of Ethics.
4) Successfully answer four questions regarding criminal history and related background.

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