Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Price: $1,299.00

Certified Information Systems Security Professional
CISSP certified individuals know how to get an organization to meet the information system security challenge, now and moving forward. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is an information security certification developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, also known as (ISC)². The CISSP designation is a globally recognized, vendor-neutral standard for attesting to an IT security professional's technical skills and experience in implementing and managing a security program. The CISSP is a certification sought by IT professionals with job titles such as security auditor, security systems engineer, security architect and chief information security officer, among others.

Certified Information Systems Security Professional Program
The Certified Information Systems Security Professional material introduces participants to all eight domains of advanced security knowledge covered on the CISSP exam. Participants learn how to model threats, assess risks, plan business continuity, protect assets, and engineer strong security into complex systems. Participants also learn how to protect networks, communications, access, and identities; assess and test security, and manage security operations. Once complete, participants will have core skills for designing, implementing, and managing IT security for entire organizations.

Program Objectives
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Perform risk management and apply security governance
  • Manage assets and protect data privacy
  • Implement secure design principles, security models, and cryptography
  • Test security from target identification through penetration testing
  • Improve security throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Implement and support firewalls and IDS/IPS
  • Use best practices for managing vulnerability, patches, and malware
  • Use Microsoft Office

Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity

Students who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience.  As students progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.