Certified Information Systems Security Professional - CISSP
Security is a leading concern in every organization and the CISSP Certification is the premier security certification available today. Security Magazine calls the CISSP the security field's "de facto professional certification" and (ISC)2 the most influential non-vendor security organization.
The CISSP Training Program focuses on the 10 Common Body of Knowledge areas designated by (ISC)2, the international non-profit organization dedicated to security and the sponsor of the CISSP and SSCP certifications.
Many companies are beginning to regard a CISSP certification as a requirement for their technical, mid-management, and senior IT management positions. Achieving the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)—the world’s global security certification standard--proves high proficiency in foundation security disciplines. Offered through (ISC)², one of the world’s leading international security certification organization, the exam’s stringent criteria sets the benchmark for excellence in security practice, requiring candidates to prove deep understanding of security concepts, principles, and methodologies.
The CISSP exam is rigorous, covering ten security domains essential for the protection of information systems, corporations and national infrastructures. Understanding that security is an enterprise wide problem, these domains provide the candidate with a broad understanding of the technical, managerial and human factors that must coordinate effectively to keep information and systems secure. These domains include
Security Management Practices
Access Control Systems & Methodology
Security Architecture and Models
Telecommunications & Network Security
Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning
Law, Investigations and Ethics
Application and Systems Development
This course is designed to assist students preparing for the CISSP exam. A Student must have four years of experience in any of the above domains, Information or Computer Security or a college degree and four years of experience in Information or Computer Security to be eligible to sit for the CISSP exam.
Typical Job titles
Information security manager, Security Officer, Security Administrator
Professionals with experience in Information Assurance or Computer Security interested in or required to obtain a CISSP Certification or desiring a broad view on the state of the art and trends in Information Security.