This CISSP Certification Exam Prep course will expand upon your knowledge by addressing the essential elements of the eight domains that comprise a Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) for information systems security professionals. The course offers a job-related approach to the security process, while providing a framework to prepare for CISSP certification.
CISSPs earn much more than their non-certified peers. Check out the PayScale CISSP salary data for your region, job title, years experience, etc. Indeed.com has some useful CISSP salary information as well. The bottom line is having your CISSP opens doors, greatly increases your earning potential, and adds credibility to your skills.
This CISSP course helps you understand the eight CBK domains in enough detail to pass the exam. Our focus is to help you pass the exam, not to make you an expert, for instance, on TOGAF or Object-Oriented Programming. As CISSPs ourselves and practicing cyber security experts, we don't waste your time on unimportant topics, irrelevant to the exam.
The CISSP Certification is Department of Defense (DoD) 8570 approved for the following Information Assurance (IA) position categories:
Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level III
Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level III
DoD 8570 is also known as the IA Workforce Improvement Program. Details on DoD 8570 and other useful information can be found on the DISA IASE site.
To obtain the CISSP credential, you must have a minimum of five years of direct full-time information security work experience in at least two of the following (ISC)² CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) eight domains:
Security and Risk Management (Security, Risk, Compliance, Law, Regulations, and Business Continuity)
Asset Security (Protecting Security of Assets)
Security Engineering (Engineering and Management of Security)
Communication and Network Security (Designing and Protecting Network Security)
Identity and Access Management (Controlling Access and Managing Identity)
Security Assessment and Testing (Designing, Performing, and Analyzing Security Testing)
Security Operations (Foundational Concepts, Investigations, Incident Management, and Disaster Recovery)
Software Development Security (Understanding, Applying, and Enforcing Software Security)