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CISSP: Certified Information System Security Professional

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Location
Auckland
Wellington
Oct 2019
21
Nov 2019
25
Code: CISSP
Length: 5 Days
Overview

Intensive 5-day course providing full preparation for the CISSP exam.

Delivery format(s)
On-Site
On-Site
Classroom
Classroom
OBJECTIVES
This 5-day concentrated course provides information security professionals with a fully-immersed, minimum-distraction CISSP training and certification experience.The course covers the 8 domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge as reorganised and updated in early 2015. The course will broaden and deepen your understanding of the domains and give you full preparation for the (ISC)2 CISSP accreditation examination.
PREREQUISITES

The course assumes you have an at least reasonable level of varied IT experience   Please note that to attain the CISSP certification you must have a minimum of 5 years of direct, full-time security professional work experience in 2 or more of the domains of the CISSP CBK. 

One year of work experience may be waived by (ISC)2 if you hold a four-year or higher college or university degree or approved credential.  Candidates who do not meet these criteria may be given Associate status until conditions are met.

For full information please refer to the (ISC)2 web site pages dealing with Professional Experience Requirement and becoming an Associate of (ISC)2

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

The CISSP exam tests one's competence in the 8 domains of the CISSP CBK.
This 5-day training program is designed to fully prepare you for the CISSP exam. It focuses on the 10 Common Body of Knowledge areas designated by (ISC)2:

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Security Engineering
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Asset Security
  • Communications and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security in the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Security Operations
WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The CISSP is designed for experienced security professionals who want to expand their knowledge and gain an internationally recognised accreditation.  It is is ideal for those working in positions such as, but not limited to:

  • Security Consultant
  • Security Manager
  • IT Director/Manager
  • Security Auditor
  • Security Architect
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Systems Engineer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Director of Security
  • Network Architect

Whilst anyone can attend the course, please note that the CISSP accreditation is only available to those who meet the (ISC)2 entry requirements.

COURSE OUTLINE

1. Security and Risk Management (e.g., Security, Risk, Compliance, Law, Regulations, Business Continuity)

  • Understand and Apply Concepts of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability
  • Apply Security Governance Principles
  • Compliance
  • Understand Legal and Regulatory Issues that Pertain to Information Security in a Global Context
  • Develop and Implement Documented Security Policy, Standards, Procedures, and Guidelines
  • Understand Business Continuity Requirements
  • Contribute to Personnel Security Policies
  • Understand and Apply Risk Management Concepts
  • Understand and Apply Threat Modeling
  • Integrate Security Risk Considerations into Acquisitions Strategy and Practice
  • Establish and Manage Security Education, Training, and Awareness

2. Asset Security (Protecting Security of Assets)

  • Classify Information and Supporting Assets
  • Determine and Maintain Ownership
  • Protect Privacy
  • Ensure Appropriate Retention
  • Determine Data Security Controls
  • Establish Handling Requirements

3. Security Engineering (Engineering and Management of Security)

  • Implement and Manage an Engineering Life Cycle Using Security Design Principles
  • Understand Fundamental Concepts of Security Models
  • Select Controls and Countermeasures Based Upon Information Systems Security Standards
  • Understand the Security Capabilities of Information Systems
  • Assess and Mitigate the Vulnerabilities of Security Architectures, Designs, and Solution Elements
  • Assess and Mitigate Vulnerabilities in Web-based Systems
  • Assess and Mitigate Vulnerabilities in Mobile Systems
  • Assess and Mitigate Vulnerabilities in Embedded Devices and Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Apply Cryptography
  • Apply Secure Principles to Site and Facility Design
  • Design and Implement Facility Security

4. Communications and Network Security (Designing and Protecting Network Security)

  • Apply Secure Design Principles to Network Architecture
  • Securing Network Components
  • Design and Establish Secure Communication Channels
  • Prevent or Mitigate Network Attacks

5. Identity and Access Management (Controlling Access and Managing Identity)

  • Control Physical and Logical Access to Assets
  • Manage Identification and Authentication of People and Devices
  • Integrate Identity as a Service (IDaaS)
  • Integrate Third-Party Identity Services
  • Implement and Manage Authorization Mechanisms
  • Prevent or Mitigate Access Control Attacks
  • Manage the Identity and Access Provisioning Life Cycle

6. Security Assessment and Testing (Designing, Performing, and Analyzing Security Testing)

  • Design and Validate Assessment and Test Strategies
  • Conduct Security Control Testing
  • Collect Security Process Data
  • Conduct or Facilitate Internal and Third-Party Audits

7. Security Operations (e.g., Foundational Concepts, Investigations, Incident Management, Disaster Recovery)

  • Understand and Support Investigations
  • Understand Requirements for Investigation Types
  • Conduct Logging and Monitoring Activities
  • Secure the Provisioning of Resources through Configuration Management
  • Understand and Apply Foundational Security Operations Concepts
  • Employ Resource Protection Techniques
  • Conduct Incident Response
  • Operate and Maintain Preventative Measures
  • Implement and Support Patch and Vulnerability Management
  • Participate in and Understand Change Management Processes
  • Implement Recovery Strategies
  • Implement Disaster Recovery Processes
  • Test Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Participate in Business Continuity Planning
  • Implement and Manage Physical Security
  • Participate in Personnel Safety

8. Software Development Security (Understanding, Applying, and Enforcing Software Security)

  • Understand and Apply Security in the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Enforce Security Controls in the Development Environment
  • Assess the Effectiveness of Software Security
  • Assess Software Acquisition Security

CISSP Exam

  • The CISSP exam is conducted using the Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) method
  • Exam duration is 3 hours
  • There are 100 - 150 questions using multiple choice and advanced innovative questions.
  • The pass mark is set at 70% (700 out of 1000 points)
  • The CISSP exams are administered by Pearson Vue on behalf of (ISC)2. You must register for the exam online. For Information on dates or how to enrol for an exam please contact Pearson Vue.
  • The exam cost is USD $699.00 (2018)

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