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Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Information Security has become a critical part of virtually every IT organization, and that growth is expected to continue. The demand for information security professionals is equally strong, with a recent report stating "56% of cyber security jobs require CISSP”. The CISSP credential demonstrates in-depth technical knowledge and experience that employers and other industry professionals recognize.

Earning the CISSP is considered by many to be a must have for cyber security professionals and for those seeking to specialize in information security. It is also of very high value for IT professionals in other roles who are involved in information security or for those wanting to broaden their skills.

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

Understand security concepts as they relate to the day-to-day operations of an organization
Apply learned concepts to establishing and maintain security practices and operations within and organization
Provide and apply assessment and testing strategies of security mechanisms for an organization
Engineer proper security strategies to compensate for vulnerabilities within an organization’s infrastructure

 

Fee $1995
Location Online
Course type Online - Self Paced
Start dates TBD

Course Requirements

This program is compatible with the Windows 7 and later operating systems and all current Internet browsers.

This program can be taken on either a PC or Mac device. Mac users are encouraged to have access to a Windows environment on their device. You'll need to have email capabilities.

Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this course.

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Prerequisites

This is an advanced level program. Students should have a base knowledge or certification in SSCP. If students wish to take the course without the foundational topics of SSCP, the student is expected to supplement course materials with outside resources.

For certification through (ISC)2, an individual must have a minimum of five-years of paid, full-time work experience in two of the eight domains of CISSP. A one-year experience waiver can be used in place of a four-year college degree or equivalent through an (ISC)2 approved list.

Once a person passes the (ISC)2 vendor exam, an endorsement is also required. This endorsement form must be signed by two (ISC)2 professional who are active members and can verify your professional experience.

Instructor Bio

This program is supported by a team of highly experienced industry professionals and educators. This team is ready to answer questions, to provide insight and guidance, and to help ensure all students have a successful and engaging learning experience.

The team includes:

David Grimes. David brings over 10 years’ experience in IT, education, instruction, curriculum design, combined with extensive management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. His passion for technology and education has led David to work as an academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist and blogger.

David holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science, both in Technology Education, from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. In addition, he has earned IT industry certifications and has been published in a book on gamification in the classroom.

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