Certified Information Systems Security professional (CISSP)

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Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) training comprehensively prepares the Security professional to sit the CISSP certification exam.

CISSP was the first credential in the field of information security to meet the stringent requirements of ANSI/ ISO/IEC Standard 17024:2003.

It was developed and launched by the “International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium” (or ISC2) in 1994 and has gained momentum and recognition since that time. As of 1 January 2018 there were 122,289 holders of the CISSP certification worldwide.

This course prepares the student to sit the CISSP exam.

Description

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Training for ISC2 Certification

Course Objectives

The class provides in-depth coverage of the 8 domains of the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) required for the CISSP exam:

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security
  • Security Engineering
  • Communications and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software Development Security

Pre-Requisites

  • Systems administration experience
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP
  • Understanding of UNIX, Linux, and Windows
  • Intermediate-level understanding of the concepts from CompTIA’s Security Plus (S+) course
  • 5 years’ relevant work experience in at least 2 of the CBK domains

Exam Required for CISSP Certification

To gain CISSP certification, the student must pass the following exam:

  • CISSP exam

Duration of exam: 360 minutes (6 hours)
Passing Score: 700

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Course Outline

Module 1: Security and Risk Management (e.g., Security, Risk, Compliance, Law, Regulations, Business Continuity)

  • Understand and Apply Concepts of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability
  • Apply Security Governance Principles
  • Compliance
  • Understand Legal and Regulatory Issues that Pertain to Information Security in a Global Context
  • Develop and Implement Documented Security Policy, Standards, Procedures, and Guidelines
  • Understand Business Continuity Requirements
  • Contribute to Personnel Security Policies
  • Understand and Apply Risk Management Concepts
  • Understand and Apply Threat Modeling
  • Integrate Security Risk Considerations into Acquisitions Strategy and Practice
  • Establish and Manage Security Education, Training, and Awareness

Module 2: Asset Security (Protecting Security of Assets)

  • Classify Information and Supporting Assets
  • Determine and Maintain Ownership
  • Protect Privacy
  • Ensure Appropriate Retention
  • Determine Data Security Controls
  • Establish Handling Requirements

Module 3: Security Engineering (Engineering and Management of Security)

  • Implement and Manage an Engineering Life Cycle Using Security Design Principles
  • Understand Fundamental Concepts of Security Models
  • Select Controls and Countermeasures Based Upon Information Systems Security Standards
  • Understand the Security Capabilities of Information Systems
  • Assess and Mitigate the Vulnerabilities of Security Architectures, Designs, and Solution Elements
  • Assess and Mitigate Vulnerabilities in Web-based Systems
  • Assess and Mitigate Vulnerabilities in Mobile Systems
  • Assess and Mitigate Vulnerabilities in Embedded Devices and Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Apply Cryptography
  • Apply Secure Principles to Site and Facility Design
  • Design and Implement Facility Security

Module 4: Communications and Network Security (Designing and Protecting Network Security)

  • Apply Secure Design Principles to Network Architecture
  • Securing Network Components
  • Design and Establish Secure Communication Channels
  • Prevent or Mitigate Network Attacks

Module 5: Identity and Access Management (Controlling Access and Managing Identity)

  • Control Physical and Logical Access to Assets
  • Manage Identification and Authentication of People and Devices
  • Integrate Identity as a Service (IDaaS)
  • Integrate Third-Party Identity Services
  • Implement and Manage Authorization Mechanisms
  • Prevent or Mitigate Access Control Attacks
  • Manage the Identity and Access Provisioning Life Cycle

Module 6: Security Assessment and Testing (Designing, Performing, and Analyzing Security Testing)

  • Design and Validate Assessment and Test Strategies
  • Conduct Security Control Testing
  • Collect Security Process Data
  • Conduct or Facilitate Internal and Third-Party Audits

Module 7: Security Operations (e.g., Foundation Concepts, Investigations, Incident Management, Disaster Recovery)

  • Understand and Support Investigations
  • Understand Requirements for Investigation Types
  • Conduct Logging and Monitoring Activities
  • Secure the Provisioning of Resources through Configuration Management
  • Understand and Apply Foundation Security Operations Concepts
  • Employ Resource Protection Techniques
  • Conduct Incident Response
  • Operate and Maintain Preventative Measures
  • Implement and Support Patch and Vulnerability Management
  • Participate in and Understand Change Management Processes
  • Implement Recovery Strategies
  • Implement Disaster Recovery Processes
  • Testing the Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Participate in Business Continuity Planning
  • Implement and Manage Physical Security
  • Participate in Personnel Safety

Module 8: Software Development Security (Understanding, Applying, and Enforcing Software Security)

  • Understand and Apply Security in the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Enforce Security Controls in the Development Environment
  • Assess the Effectiveness of Software Security
  • Assess Software Acquisition Security