Course Overview:

Welcome to Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)®: Fifth Edition . With your completion of the prerequisites and necessary years of experience, you are firmly grounded in the knowledge requirements of today’s security professional. This course will expand upon your knowledge by addressing the essential elements of the eight domains that comprise a Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)® for information systems security professionals. The course offers a job-related approach to the security process, while providing a framework to prepare for CISSP certification.

Target Audience

This course is intended for experienced IT security-related practitioners, auditors, consultants, investigators, or instructors, including network or security analysts and engineers, network administrators, information security specialists, and risk management professionals, who are pursuing CISSP training and certification to acquire the credibility and mobility to advance within their current computer security careers or to migrate to a related career. Through the study of all eight CISSP CBK domains, students will validate their knowledge by meeting the necessary preparation requirements to qualify to sit for the CISSP certification exam.

Additional CISSP certification requirements include a minimum of five years of direct professional work experience in two or more fields related to the eight CBK security domains, or a college degree and four years of experience.


Lesson 1: Security and Risk Management

 Topic A: Security Governance Principles

 Topic B: Compliance

 Topic C: Professional Ethics

 Topic D: Security Documentation

 Topic E: Risk Management

 Topic F: Threat Modeling

 Topic G: Business Continuity Plan Fundamentals

 Topic H: Acquisition Strategy and Practice

 Topic I: Personnel Security Policies

 Topic J: Security Awareness and Training

Lesson 2: Asset Security

 Topic A: Asset Classification

 Topic B: Privacy Protection

 Topic C: Asset Retention

 Topic D: Data Security Controls

 Topic E: Secure Data Handling

Lesson 3: Security Architecture and Engineering

Topic A: Security in the Engineering Lifecycle

 Topic B: System Component Security

 Topic C: Security Models

 Topic D: Controls and Countermeasures in Enterprise Security

 Topic E: Information System Security Capabilities

 Topic F: Design and Architecture Vulnerability Mitigation

 Topic G: Vulnerability Mitigation in Mobile, IoT, Embedded, and Web-Based Systems

 Topic H: Cryptography Concepts

 Topic I: Cryptography Techniques

 Topic J: Site and Facility Design for Physical Security

 Topic K: Physical Security Implementation in Sites and Facilities

Lesson 4: Communication and Network Security

 Topic A: Network Protocol Security

 Topic B: Network Components Security

 Topic C: Communication Channel Security

 Topic D: Network Attack Mitigation

Lesson 5: Identity and Access Management

Topic A: Physical and Logical Access Control

 Topic B: Identification, Authentication, and Authorization

 Topic C: Identity as a Service

 Topic D: Authorization Mechanisms

 Topic E: Access Control Attack Mitigation

Lesson 6: Security Assessment and Testing

 Topic A: System Security Control Testing

 Topic B: Software Security Control Testing

 Topic C: Security Process Data Collection

 Topic D: Audits

Lesson 7: Security Operations

 Topic A: Security Operations Concepts

 Topic B: Physical Security

 Topic C: Personnel Security

 Topic D: Logging and Monitoring

 Topic E: Preventative Measures

 Topic F: Resource Provisioning and Protection

 Topic G: Patch and Vulnerability Management

 Topic H: Change Management

 Topic I: Incident Response

 Topic J: Investigations

 Topic K: Disaster Recovery Planning

 Topic L: Disaster Recovery Strategies

 Topic M: Disaster Recovery Implementation

 Topic E: Software Security Effectiveness Assessment

Lesson 8: Software Development Security

 Topic A: Security Principles in the System Lifecycle

 Topic B: Security Principles in the Software Development Lifecycle

 Topic C: Database Security in Software Development

 Topic D: Security Controls in the Development Environment



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