CISSP® Training and Certification Prep Course

Course 2058

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 29 CompTIA CEUs
  • 29 NASBA CPE Credits (live, in-class training only)
  • Level: Intermediate

The CISSP Training and Certification Prep Course is a comprehensive training course aimed at preparing individuals for the CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam. The course covers various aspects of information security, including security measures, data security, and system security. The curriculum also includes a focus on security architecture, application security, and cryptographic keys. Participants will learn about the ISC2 code of ethics and the CIA triad, as well as the trusted platform module (TPM) 2.0.

Individuals who complete the course will gain a solid understanding of the skills and knowledge required to pass the CISSP exam, which is administered by Pearson VUE. To become CISSP certified, candidates must have a minimum of five years of work experience in the field of information security.

The course also covers the latest developments in information security, including the requirements for operating systems and the impact of data breaches on sensitive information. Participants will learn about social engineering and the importance of a comprehensive information security program.

The CISSP Training and Certification Prep Course provides the essential knowledge and skills required to become a CISSP-certified professional, with a focus on protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information.

Passing the CISSP Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD Directive 8140/8570.01 Technical (IAT) Level-III, Information Assurance Security Architect/Engineer (IASAE) Level-I, Information Assurance Security Architect/Engineer (IASAE) Level-II, Management (IAM) Level-II, Management (IAM) Level-III requirements.

CISSP Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

  • Upskill your whole team by bringing Private Team Training to your facility.

CISSP Training Information

In this CISSP Certification prep course, you will:

  • Manage security and risk.
  • Practice securing assets.
  • Design security framework.
  • Secure communication and networks.
  • Securely develop software.
  • Learn from official ISC2 real-world instructors using ISC2 course materials with a preferred official partner.
  • Get practical insights into the 8 domains of the CISSP CBK (Common Body of Knowledge).
  • Create a test study strategy by assessing strengths and weaknesses.
  • Access to ISC2 Official flashcards for use in exam prep.
  • Receive a voucher for the CISSP certification exam included with the course tuition.
  • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching.

CISSP Certification Prep Training Prerequisites

To succeed in this course and pass the exam, you should meet the specific requirements established by ISC2.

If you do not have the required experience, you should consider taking the Associate of ISC2 exam first.

CISSP Certification Exam Information

In addition to the domain weighting changes, the time limit for the computerized adaptive testing (CAT) exam will be a maximum of three hours beginning April 15, 2024. Candidates taking the CAT version of the exam (currently only available in English) will see a minimum of 100 and a maximum of 150 items. 

Attendees can self-submit our courses for the following CPE credit:

  • Group A credits for attending any of our cybersecurity courses, and
  • Group B General Education credits for attending any other Learning Tree course they attend.

CISSP Training Outline

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Understand, adhere to, and promote professional ethics
  • Understand and apply security concepts
  • Evaluate and apply security governance principles
  • Determine compliance and other requirements
  • Understand legal and regulatory issues that pertain to information security in a holistic context
  • Understand requirements for investigation types (i.e., administrative, criminal, civil, regulatory, industry standards)
  • Develop, document, and implement security policy, standards, procedures, and guidelines
  • Identify, analyze, and prioritize Business Continuity (BC) requirements
  • Contribute to and enforce personnel security policies and procedures
  • Understand and apply risk management concepts
  • Understand and apply threat modeling concepts and methodologies
  • Apply Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) concepts
  • Establish and maintain a security awareness, education, and training program

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Identify and classify information and assets
  • Establish information and asset handling requirements
  • Provision resources securely
  • Manage data lifecycle
  • Ensure appropriate asset retention (e.g., End-of-Life (EOL), End-of-Support (EOS))
  • Determine data security controls and compliance requirements

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Research, implement and manage engineering processes using secure design principles
  • Understand the fundamental concepts of security models (e.g., Biba, Star Model, Bell-LaPadula)
  • Select controls based upon systems security requirements
  • Understand security capabilities of Information Systems (IS) (e.g., memory protection, Trusted Platform Module (TPM), encryption/decryption)
  • Assess and mitigate the vulnerabilities of security architectures, designs, and solution elements
  • Select and determine cryptographic solutions
  • Understand methods of cryptanalytic attacks
  • Apply security principles to site and facility design
  • Design site and facility security controls

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Assess and implement secure design principles in network architectures
  • Secure network components
  • Implement secure communication channels according to design

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Control physical and logical access to assets
  • Manage identification and authentication of people, devices, and services
  • Federated identity with a third-party service
  • Implement and manage authorization mechanisms
  • Manage the identity and access provisioning lifecycle
  • Implement authentication systems

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Design and validate assessment, test, and audit strategies
  • Conduct security control testing
  • Collect security process data (e.g., technical and administrative)
  • Analyze test output and generate a report
  • Conduct or facilitate security audits

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Understand and comply with investigations
  • Conduct logging and monitoring activities
  • Perform Configuration Management (CM) (e.g., provisioning, baselining, automation)
  • Apply foundational security operations concepts
  • Apply resource protection
  • Conduct incident management
  • Operate and maintain detective and preventative measures
  • Implement and support patch and vulnerability management
  • Understand and participate in change management processes
  • Implement recovery strategies
  • Implement Disaster Recovery (DR) processes
  • Test Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP)
  • Participate in Business Continuity (BC) planning and exercises
  • Implement and manage physical security
  • Address personnel safety and security concerns

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Understand and integrate security in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Identify and apply security controls in software development ecosystems
  • Assess the effectiveness of software security
  • Assess security impact of acquired software
  • Define and apply secure code

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CISSP Training FAQs

Domain 1: Security and Risk Management has increased in weight from 15% to 16% while Domain 8: Software Development Security has decreased in weight from 11% to 10%.

More detailed differences to the tasks and subtasks can be found in the ISC2 CISSP exam outline.

Yes. Your course tuition includes the current Official ISC2 Study Guide.

CISSPs are required by ISC2 to earn 120 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits every three years. The course offers 29 CompTIA CEUs and 29 NASBA CPE Credits (for live, in-class training only).

The CISSP certification exam is a four-hour exam consisting of 125-175 multiple-choice and advanced innovative questions. A score of 700 out of 1,000 is required to pass the exam.

CISSPs are required by ISC2 to earn 120 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits every three years

Yes! The updated weightings for 2021 are as follows:

  1. Security and Risk Management 15%
  2. Asset Security 10%
  3. Security Architecture and Engineering 13%
  4. Communication and Network Security 13%
  5. Identity and Access Management (IAM) 13%
  6. Security Assessment and Testing 12%
  7. Security Operations 13%
  8. Software Development Security 11% Total: 100%

Yes, the course includes a CISSP exam voucher that allows you to take the exam at any Pearson VUE Test Center.

The CISSP® training can be delivered in-person or online.

Yes, the course can be brought to your organization with full-scale program development, delivered at your preferred time, location, and mode of delivery.

To succeed in the course and pass the exam, you should meet the specific requirements established by ISC2. If you do not have the required experience, you should consider taking the Associate of ISC2 exam first.

The course covers 8 domains of the CISSP CBK (Common Body of Knowledge), including security and risk management, asset security, security architecture and engineering, communication and network security, identity and access management, security assessment and testing, security operations, and software development security.

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