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CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional

✓  Includes course manual, certified trainer and certificates

✓  Prepares you to sit the CISSP exam

Course Information

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) draws from a comprehensive, up-to-date, global common body of knowledge that ensures security leaders have a deep knowledge and understanding of new threats, technologies, regulations, standards and practices.

This CISSP exam preparation course deals with the security concepts to be mastered in order to obtain CISSP certification. In an accelerated but rigorous manner, this training prepares the student for the CISSP examination, covering the entirety of the Common Body of Knowledge about security (CBK) as defined by the ISC2®.

Module 1. Security and Risk Management

Aligning security and risk to organisational objectives

  • Evaluate and apply security governance principles
  • Implement policies, standards and procedures
  • Applying compliance

Applying risk management concepts

  • Assessing threats and vulnerabilities
  • Performing risk analysis and control
  • Defining qualitative and quantitative analysis

Preserving the business

  • Adhering to Business Continuity Management Code of Practise and Specifications
  • Performing a business impact analysis

Investigating legal measures and techniques

  • Reviewing intellectual property, liability and law, and compliance
  • Differentiating traditional computer crime
  • Establish information and asset handling requirements

Module 2. Asset Security

Examining security models and frameworks

  • The Information Security Triad and multi-level models
  • Investigating industry standards: ISO 27001/27002
  • Evaluating security model fundamental concepts

Exploring system and component security concepts

  • Certification and accreditation criteria and models
  • Reviewing mobile system/cloud/IoT vulnerabilities

Protecting information by applying cryptography

  • Detailing symmetric and asymmetric encryption systems
  • Ensuring message integrity through hashing
  • Uncovering threats to cryptographic systems

Safeguarding physical resources

  • Designing environments to resist hostile acts and threats
  • Designing environments to resist hostile acts and threats

Module 3. Communication & Network Security

Defining a secure network architecture

  • TCP/IP and other protocol models
  • Protecting from network attacks
  • Reviewing secure network components and communication channels

Examining secure networks and components

  • Identifying wired and wireless technologies
  • Implementing firewalls, secure communications, proxies, and tunnels

Module 4. Identity & Access Management

Controlling access to protect assets

  • Defining administrative, technical and physical controls
  • Implementing centralised and decentralised approaches
  • Investigating biometric and multi-factor authentication
  • Identifying common threats
  • Manage the identity and access provisioning lifecyle

Module 6. Security Assessment & Testing

Designing and conducting security assessment strategies

  • Leveraging the role of testing and auditing to analyse the effectiveness of security controls
  • Differentiating detection and protection systems

Conducting logging and monitoring activities

  • Distinguishing between the roles of internal and external audits
  • Conduct or facilitate security audits

Module 7. Security Operations

Maintaining operational resilience

  • Managing security services effectively
  • Leveraging and supporting investigations and incident response
  • Differentiating detection and protection systems
  • Securely provisioning resources

Developing a recovery strategy

  • Designing a disaster recovery plan
  • Implementing test and maintenance processes
  • Provisioning of resources

Module 8. Software Security Development

Securing the software development life cycle

  • Applying software development methods and security controls
  • Addressing database security concepts and issues
  • Define and apply secure coding guidelines and standards
  • Reviewing software security effectiveness and security impact

CISSP is ideal for experienced security practitioners, managers and executives interested in proving their knowledge across a wide array of security practices and principles, including those in the following positions:

  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Director of Security
  • IT Director/Manager
  • Security Systems Engineer
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Manager
  • Security Auditor
  • Security Architect
  • Security Consultant
  • Network Architect

Please note CISSP candidates must meet specific requirements, as established by ISC² — see: ISC². Those without the required experience can take the exam to become an Associate of (ISC)² while working toward the experience needed for full certification

To obtain the CISSP certification, the associated exam must be passed. The exam covers the eight domains of Information Systems Security. Please note that this exam is provided by (ISC)2 and is not included in this training course. This must be booked separately and can be sat at our Newport training and examination centre. The exam format is as follows:

  • Multiple choice
  • 6 hours
  • 250 questions
  • 70% required to pass
  • Computer-based

To take the CISSP exam, you can register on this link:

The following will be included in this CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) training course:

  • CISSP training manual
  • Accredited Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

Dates and Prices for CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional

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August 19, 2019 £1,995.00
November 25, 2019 £1,995.00

All quoted prices are exclusive of VAT for consumers who pay no VAT or can recover VAT. The current rate of VAT is 20% for consumers that are required to pay VAT. All course bookings are subject to availability.

Frequently Asked Questions

What time does the CISSP course start and finish each day?

The training starts at 9:15am and finishes at 5pm each day.

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All quoted prices are exclusive of VAT for consumers who pay no VAT or can recover VAT. The current rate of VAT is 20% for consumers that are required to pay VAT.
All course bookings are subject to availability.