Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification was designed to recognize mastery of an international standard for information security and understanding of a Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). The certification is managed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)², to recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves as experienced, knowledgeable, and proficient information security practitioners. Certification can enhance a professional’s career and provide added credibility. CISSP is an approved certification for certain job classifications identified within DoD Directive 8570.
This test preparation course covers the 8 domains of the CISSP CBK relevant to the corresponding professional certification exam:
- Security and Risk Management
- Asset Security
- Security Engineering
- Communications and Network Security
- Identity and Access Management
- Security Assessment and Testing
- Security Operations
- Software Development Security
The course is specifically designed to maximize the prospect of passing the rigorous examination. Coverage includes all relevant exam topics, prioritization of areas where study should be focused, test taking strategies, and practice exam questions.
The CISSP Certification examination consists of 250 multiple-choice questions. Candidates have up to 6 hours to complete the examination. For complete details on the certification requirements, visit (ISC)²’s CISSP Certification page.
Who Should Take This Course
For IT security professionals with at least four years of work experience in the information security field.
Our CompTIA Security+ Certification Preparation course, certification, or equivalent experience is recommended.
Register 21 days before class start date and save 10%! Enter discount code EARLY10 during registration.
Register 21 days before class start date and save $250! Enter discount code EARLY250 during registration.
Lesson 1: Information Systems Access Control
Topic 1A: Data Access Principles
Topic 1B: System Access and Authentication
Topic 1C: Penetration Tests
Lesson 2: Security Architecture and Design
Topic 2A: Security Models
Topic 2B: Security Modes
Topic 2C: System Assurance
Lesson 3: Network and Telecommunications Security
Topic 3A: Data Network Design
Topic 3B: Remote Data Access
Topic 3C: Data Network Security
Topic 3D: Data Network Management
Lesson 4: Information Security Management Goals
Topic 4A: Organizational Security
Topic 4B: The Application of Security Concepts
Lesson 5: Information Security Classification and Program Development
Topic 5A: Information Classification
Topic 5B: Security Program Development
Lesson 6: Risk Management and Ethics
Topic 6A: Risk Management
Topic 6B: Ethics
Lesson 7: Application Security
Topic 7A: Software Configuration Management
Topic 7B: Software Controls
Topic 7C: Database System Security
Lesson 8: Cryptography
Topic 8A: Ciphers and Cryptography
Topic 8B: Symmetric-Key Cryptography
Topic 8C: Asymmetric-Key Cryptography
Topic 8D: Hashing and Message Digests
Topic 8E: Email, Internet, and Wireless Security
Topic 8F: Cryptographic Weaknesses
Lesson 9: Physical Security
Topic 9A: Physical Access Control
Topic 9B: Physical Access Monitoring
Topic 9C: Physical Security Methods
Topic 9D: Facilities Security
Lesson 10: Operations Security
Topic 10A: Operations Security Control
Topic 10B: Operations Security Auditing and Monitoring
Topic 10C: Operational Threats and Violations
Lesson 11: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
Topic 11A: Business Continuity Plan Fundamentals
Topic 11B: Business Continuity Plan Implementation
Topic 11C: Disaster Recovery Plan Fundamentals
Topic 11D: Disaster Recovery Plan Implementation
Lesson 12: Legal, Regulations, Compliance, and Investigations
Topic 12A: Computer Crime Laws and Regulations
Topic 12B: Computer Crime Incident Response
Is there a discount available for current students?
UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Online courses are excluded from this offer.
What is the cancellation and refund policy?
Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.