CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

About this course What are the course objectives? CISSP training is aligned to the (ISC)² CBK 2017 requirements. The course trains you in the industry’s latest best practices, which will help you pass the exam in the first attempt. The …

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What are the course objectives?

CISSP training is aligned to the (ISC)² CBK 2017 requirements. The course trains you in the industry’s latest best practices, which will help you pass the exam in the first attempt.

The certification helps you develop expertise in defining the architecture and in designing, building, and maintaining a secure business environment for your organization using globally approved Information Security standards.

With unprecedented security breaches now being reported, the demand for IT security professionals has never been higher.

Frost and Sullivan reports that there will be a shortage of 1.5 million security professionals by 2019.

What you will learn:

Gain a working knowledge of information security

Validate your commitment to the profession

Give yourself a career differentiator, with greater credibility and marketability

Increase your earning potential- you can earn a worldwide average of nearly 30% more than your non-certified counterparts (data obtained from the Global Information Security Workforce Study)

Fulfil government and organization requirements for information security certification mandates

Lend increased credibility to your organization when working with vendors and contractors

Refresh your knowledge every three years through mandatory recertification

You will also get:

Downloadable courseware

In-depth case studies for better retention

Simulations for better retention of concepts

In-depth preparation for CISSP® exam

KEY FEATURES

Prerequisites:

(ISC)² requires exam candidates to have either of the following:

To pursue training in CISSP, it is mandatory that you have at least 5 years of recent full-time professional work experience in 2 or more of the 8 domains of the CISSP – CBK® 2015.

OR

A one-year experience waiver can be granted if you have four (4) years of direct full-time work experience in 2 or more of the 8 domains of (ISC)2 CISSP CBK® with an applicable 4-year college degreeor regional equivalent OR additional credential from the (ISC)² approved list.

FAQ(frequently asked questions)-

Q – What is this course about?

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) is designed to ensure that a person handling the computer security for an organization has mastered a standardized quantum of knowledge.

It is an independent information security certification that is governed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, also known as (ISC) ². The CISSP® curriculum encompasses a variety of Information Security topics.

The examination is based on the (ISC) ² CISSP® Common Body of Knowledge (or CBK).

Q – How to become CISSP certified?

The CISSP is awarded to individuals who satisfy the following requirements:

o Obtain the Requisite Experience

o Schedule the CBT Exam

o Pass the Exam with a scaled score of 700 points or greater

o Complete the Endorsement Process

o Recertification is required every 3 years to maintain the certification (either by retaking the exam or through Continued Professional Development)

Please visit (ISC)² CISSP webpage for more information.

Q – How to register for the exam?

Create an account with Pearson VUE, the exclusive, global administrator of all (ISC)² exams.

Select the (ISC)² certification exam you are pursuing.

Schedule your exam and testing location.

Q – What is the validity of CISSP?

(ISC)² certified members pay an annual maintenance fee (AMF) of U.S. $125, one time each year, due upon the anniversary of their certification date.

Members only pay a single AMF of U.S. $125 regardless of how many certifications they earn.

AMFs for members with multiple certifications are due on their earliest certification anniversary.

Q – Is the course available in the online/virtual format?

No, this course is available only in the online format. Contact us for more information on the same.

Q – Who are the instructors?

The trainers are highly qualified and certified instructors with years of relevant industry and coaching experience

who will hand hold you through the workshop and ensure your success.

Q – Why CISSP certification?

Here are some reasons why you should go for the CISSP certification:

Recognition as a highly skilled cybersecurity professional

Maximized earning potential

Maximized career potential

Chance to stand tall among the peers

Understand every aspect of the cybersecurity landscape

Demonstrate years of cybersecurity experience

Become a member of the largest cybersecurity association in the world

Stand out as the best

Q – What are the CISSP domains?

CISSP has the following eight Domains:

Security and Risk Management

Asset Security

Security Architecture and Engineering

Communication and Network Security

Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Security Assessment and Testing

Security Operations

Software Development Security

Q – How do I Prepare for the CISSP exam?

Here are a few tips that will help you prepare for the CISSP Exam:

Know what exactly the CISSP certification is and what the exam requirements are.

Ensure that you are eligible for the certification and the exam.

Go through every domain and make sure you understand the type of questions asked in the exam.

Be familiar with all the concepts that CISSP aims to teach.

Take help from multiple study resources make sure that you cover all the domains.

Buddy up with a colleague so that you can review the domains and help each other out.

Another option is to enrol with a training provider.

Estimate the time you need to prepare for the exam and distribute it wisely.

The day before the exam, get a good night’s sleep.

Establish an effective strategy to use during the exam.

Q – What does the CISSP syllabus cover?

Here is an overview of the CISSP exam syllabus:

Access control

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

Cryptography

Information Security Governance and Risk management

Legal, Investigations, Regulations, and Compliance

Operations Security

Physical Security

Security Architecture and Design

Software Development Security

Telecommunications and Network Security

Q – What are the roles & responsibilities of CISSP professionals?

As a CISSP professional, you will be responsible for the following:

To ensure that private data about the employees, business, consumers and customers is non-public.

To ensure that information kept in the computer system of the organization is confidential.

CISSPs are responsible for obtaining information required for maintaining security and creating functional exterior barriers like firewalls.

They are responsible for outlining, building, and keeping the certification documentation and authorization for all information assets in the organization.

They must study, assess, develop, implement and review information security for safeguarding the business, and its information assets.

CISSP professionals inform users about security rules, possible threats, apply security policy, install software, and monitor networks, among other activities in enabling security in the organization.

They are responsible for evaluating the effects of technological improvements and system changes, finding potential security faults, applying modifications, documenting improvements, and suggesting enhancements for modifying weaknesses.

Q – What is the CISSP certification path?

Here’s the path to get CISSP certified:

Register and prepare for the exam

Get certified

Get the relevant experience if you are Associate (ISC)2

Become an (ISC)2 Member

Q – What is the latest CISSP Exam version?

The latest CISSP Exam version update was in 2017 that made significant changes to the testing process and introduced a modest revision. Preparation has become more challenging as you need to be knowledgeable in all the 8 domains to pass the exam

Q – Can I reschedule or cancel the CISSP Exam?

To reschedule or cancel the CISSP exam, you need to contact Pearson VUE.

If you are contacting them on phone, it should be at least 24 hours prior to the exam and if you are contacting online, you should do it at least 48 hours before the exam.

To reschedule or cancel, a fee of $50 and $100 is charged respectively.

Q – How long does it take to see my exam results?

You will get the unofficial exam results immediately from your TA once you have checked out from the test center.

The official results will be emailed by the (ISC)2 later.

They will conduct a thorough psychometric and statistical score data analysts for establishing the pass or fail score.

Before this analysis is complete, they need a minimum number of test takers.

So, scores can be delayed for up to 6 to 8 weeks.

 

 

 

 

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