Developed and maintained by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC) 2, CISSP is a premium, vendor-neutral certification that recognizes mastery of an international standard for information security and understanding of a Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). The CISSP course provides you with the knowledge and skills to pass the CISSP certification, after which you’ll have the ability to manage, operate, develop and plan an effective network security infrastructure. This certification gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your competence with information security best practice. CISSP® certification is a globally recognised standard of achievement that confirms an individual’s knowledge in the field of information security. CISSPs are information assurance professionals who define the architecture, design, management and/or controls that assure the security of business environments. It was the first certification in the field of information security to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024.
This course includes the following features:
Instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that you to develop your skills based on real world scenarios.
Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.
Flash Cards and Education Games are also provided throughout the course.
Practice exams prepare you for your exams. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared if you are taking a certification exam.
You can also interact and collaborate with other students through our forums, student contributions and announcement features.
Who should complete this course?
Internal and External Auditors (Both IT and Financial)
Information Security Professionals
Risk Management Professionals
IT Professionals and Management
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
Candidates must have a minimum of five years of paid full-time work experience in two of the following ten domains: (1) Access Control, (2) Telecommunications and Network Security, (3) Information Security Governance and Risk Management, (4) Software Development Security, (5) Cryptography, (6) Security Architecture and Design, (7) Operations Security, (8) Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, (9) Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance, (10) Physical (Environmental) Security.
Topics Covered on this Course
Types and Categories
Access Control Systems
Telecommunications and Network Security
OSI Reference Model
ISO/OSI Layers and Characteristics
LAN Access Methods
System and Security Management
Internet Protocols and Security
Firewall Terms and Types
Remote Access Security
Information Security Governance and Risk Management
3rd Party Governance
Roles and Responsibilities
Policies and Standards
Employee Education Programs
Software Architecture and Design
Applications Beyond the Database
Application System Development
Compiled vs. Interpreted
Public Key Infrastructures
Pretty Good Privacy
Security Architecture and Design
Types of Storage
Information Security Architecture
Open and Closed Systems
Modes of Operation
Certification and Accreditation
Threats in an Operating Environment
Management and Administrative Control
Due Care and Diligence
Hardware and Software Controls
Email and Fax
Threats and Vulnerabilities
Defense in Depth
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Reasons for BCP
Business Continuity Life Cycle
Business Impact Analysis
Testing and Maintenance
Stages in an Incident
Legal Requirements and Investigations
Code of Ethics
Computer Crime Laws
Physical and Environmental Security
Site Design and Configuration
Computing Facility Requirements
You may optionally take exams to receive CISSP certification. This is assessed through multiple choice exams. Exam fees are not included in the course price.
Broadband internet connection.
Browser – we recommend Chrome or Safari for Tablet or Apple Mac; and Firefox or Internet Explorer for PC hardware.
Operating System – PC (Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8), Mac or Android.
Following completion of the online assessment you will receive a Certificate in Systems Security from College of Management and IT (CMIT).
You may optionally take exams to receive CISSP certification. This is assessed through computer-based multiple choice exam (ISC)² CISSP . Exam fees are not included in the course price.