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(ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

CISSP Cyber Security Training to Advance Your IT Career

(ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

The (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is a globally recognized standard of achievement that verifies an individual’s knowledge and excellence in the field of information security.

CISSPs are information assurance professionals who define the architecture, design, management, and/or controls that assure the security of business environments. The CISSP certification was the first certification in the field of information technology and cyber security to meet the requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024.

CISSP training offers a job-related approach to the cybersecurity process while providing the basic skills required to prepare for CISSP certification.

Get started on any of our cyber security training programs today by completing the Request form on this page!
Is this course right for me?

CISSP training is intended for experienced I.T. security-related practitioners currently working as or pursuing positions such as I.T. manager, Network Analyst/Engineer/Admin, Auditor, Consultant, Investigator, Instructor, Risk Management, and Information Security Specialist.

CISSP certification gives individuals credibility and mobility to advance or migrate within their current cyber security careers.

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Course Prerequisites

Students should have one or more of the following security-related or technology-related certifications or equivalent industry experience: MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, SCNP, CCNP, RHCE, LCE, CNE, SSCP, GIAC, CISA, or CISM.

Also, it is highly recommended that students have IT certifications in Network+, Security+, or possess equivalent professional experience upon entering CISSP training.

Additional CISSP certification requirements include:

  • A minimum of five years of direct professional work experience in one or more fields related to the 8 CBK security domains -OR-
  • A college degree and four years of experience.

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Course at a Glance

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BASE TRAINING PERIOD

5 Days

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IT CERTIFICATION

(ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
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SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate level
Prior experience, skills, and/or courses required
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LIVE INSTRUCTOR

This course is available at any LQ campus

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What You'll Learn

Course Objectives

  • Analyze information systems access control
  • Analyze security architecture, design, network security systems, and telecommunications
  • Analyze information security management goals and classification and program development
  • Analyze risk management criteria and ethical codes of conduct
  • Analyze application security
  • Analyze cryptography characteristics and elements
  • Analyze physical and operations security
  • Apply business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • Identify legal issues, regulations, compliance standards, and investigation practices relating to information systems security
Through the study of all 8 CISSP CBK domains, students will validate their knowledge and meet the necessary preparation requirements to sit for the CISSP certification exam.
Lesson 1: Security and Risk Management
  • Confidentiality, integrity, and availability concepts
  • Security governance principles
  • Compliance
  • Legal and regulatory issues
  • Professional ethics
  • Security policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines
Lesson 2: Asset Security
  • Information and asset classification
  • Ownership
  • Protect privacy
  • Appropriate retention
  • Data security controls
  • Handling requirements
Lesson 3: Security Engineering
  • Engineering processes using secure design principles
  • Security models fundamental concepts
  • Security evaluation models
  • Security capabilities of information systems
  • Security architectures, designs, and solution elements vulnerabilities
  • Web-based systems vulnerabilities
  • Mobile systems vulnerabilities
  • Embedded devices and cyber-physical systems vulnerabilities
  • Cryptography
  • Site and facility design secure principles
  • Physical security
Lesson 4: Communication and Network Security
  • Secure Network architecture design
  • Secure network components
  • Secure communication channels
  • Network attacks
Lesson 5: Identity and Access Management
  • Physical and logical assets control
  • Identification and authentication of people and devices
  • Identity as a service
  • Third-party identity services
  • Access control attacks
  • Identity and access provisioning lifecycle
Lesson 6: Security Assessment and Testing
  • Assessment and test strategies
  • Security process data
  • Security control testing
  • Test outputs
  • Security architectures vulnerabilities
Lesson 7: Security Operations
  • Investigations support and requirements
  • Logging and monitoring activities
  • Provisioning of resources
  • Foundational security operations concepts
  • Resource protection techniques
  • Incident management
  • Preventative measures
  • Patch and vulnerability management
  • Change management processes
  • Recovery strategies
  • Disaster recovery processes and plans
  • Business continuity planning and exercises
  • Physical security
  • Personnel safety concerns
Lesson 8: Software Development Security
  • Security in the software development lifecycle
  • Development environment security controls
  • Software security effectiveness
  • Acquired software security impact

Job Outlook

Potential IT Career Tracks

Individuals who complete Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) training and achieve CISSP certification qualify for the following or similar job roles:

  • Systems Security Manager
  • IT Manager
  • Network Engineer
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Information Systems Security Manager
  • Risk Management Professional

Salary Range

Information Systems Security Manager: $115,250 – $194,250*

CISSP Cyber Security Training and Certification

*Robert Half 2018 Technology & IT Salary Guide

Learn In...

  • Aug 17 - Aug 21, 2020
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm MST
  • Nov 30 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Aug 17 - Aug 21, 2020
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm MST
  • Nov 30 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Aug 17 - Aug 21, 2020
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm CST
  • Nov 30 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Aug 17 - Aug 21, 2020
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm CST
  • Nov 30 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Aug 17 - Aug 21, 2020
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm EST
  • Nov 30 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm EST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly

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Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC):
VET TEC is a new tuition and housing assistance program designed to help veterans get short term technology training without using their GI Bill® benefits. If you’re a military veteran with at least one day of unexpired GI Bill® entitlement, you may be eligible, subject to approval by LeaderQuest. Learn more about VET TEC and whether this program is right for you.

Post 9/11 GI Bill® Education Program:
The Post 9/11 GI Bill® is an education benefit program for Active Duty, Selected Reserve, and National Guard service members who served on active duty after September 10, 2001.

Veterans Workforce Investment Program (VWIP):
VWIP provides resources for the training necessary to prepare eligible veterans for meaningful employment within the labor force.

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program:
The VR&E VetSuccess program, also known as Voc-Rehab or Chapter 31, offers disabled vets counseling, training, education and other services needed to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs.

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA):
MyCAA provides up to $4,000 (over 2 years) of Financial Assistance for military spouses who are pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in portable career fields.

Scholarship Opportunities

LeaderQuest IT Impact Scholarship:
LeaderQuest’s core purpose is to create meaningful outcomes that impact lives. The LeaderQuest IT Impact Scholarship was launched in 2019 to help us further fulfill that mission. Learn more and view application.

FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS FOR IT AND CYBER SECURITY TRAINING

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult and Dislocated Worker Program:
This program provides government funding for employment and training services. WIOA aids eligible adults and dislocated workers in both finding and qualifying for meaningful employment.

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA):
TAA is a federally funded employment program. It provides benefits to workers who lose their jobs or had their hours reduced as a result of foreign trade. Benefits may include training, job search allowances, relocation allowances, and other reemployment services.

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