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Course Description

CISSP training course and exam prep. This course provides a comprehensive review of security topics and exam preparation for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. The CISSP is globally recognized as an objective measure of competence and achievement for information security professionals. In this course, students review the 8 domains of the information security practice or common body of knowledge (CBK). Some of the topics include security models, distributed access control methods, DBMS architectures, key cryptography algorithms, intrusion detection systems, and data network components and technologies. Other topics include the application and testing process as well as key test topics and practice questions.

Course Outline

  • Security and Risk Management (Security, Risk, Compliance, Law, Regulations, and Business Continuity)
    • Confidentiality, integrity, and availability concepts 
    • Security governance principles
    • Compliance
    • Legal and regulatory issues
    • Professional ethic
    • Security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines
  • Asset Security (Protecting Security of Assets)
    • Information and asset classification
    • Ownership (e.g. data owners, system owners)
    • Protect privacy
    • Appropriate retention
    • Data security controls
    • Handling requirements (e.g. markings, labels, storage)
  • Security Engineering (Engineering and Management of Security)
    • Engineering processes using secure design principles
    • Security models fundamental concepts
    • Security evaluation models
    • Security capabilities of information systems
    • Security architectures, designs, and solution elements vulnerabilities
    • Web-based systems vulnerabilities
    • Mobile systems vulnerabilities
    • Embedded devices and cyber-physical systems vulnerabilities
    • Cryptography
    • Site and facility design secure principles
    • Physical security
  • Communication and Network Security (Designing and Protecting Network Security)
    • Secure network architecture design (e.g. IP & non-IP protocols, segmentation)
    • Secure network components
    • Secure communication channels
    • Network attacks  
  • Identity and Access Management (Controlling Access and Managing Identity)
    • Physical and logical assets control
    • Identification and authentication of people and devices
    • Identity as a service (e.g. cloud identity)
    • Third-party identity services (e.g. on-premise)
    • Access control attacks
    • Identity and access provisioning lifecycle (e.g. provisioning review)  
  • Security Assessment and Testing (Designing, Performing, and Analyzing Security Testing)
    • Assessment and test strategies
    • Security process data (e.g. management and operational controls)
    • Security control testing
    • Test outputs (e.g. automated, manual)
    • Security architectures vulnerabilities
  • Security Operations (Foundational Concepts, Investigations, Incident Management, and Disaster Recovery)
    • Investigations support and requirements
    • Logging and monitoring activities
    • Provisioning of resources
    • Foundational security operations concepts
    • Resource protection techniques
    • Incident management
    • Preventative measures
    • Patch and vulnerability management
    • Change management processes
    • Recovery strategies
    • Disaster recovery processes and plans
    • Business continuity planning and exercises
    • Physical security
    • Personnel safety concerns
  • Software Development Security (Understanding, Applying, and Enforcing Software Security)
    • Security in the software development lifecycle
    • Development environment security controls
    • Software security effectiveness
    • Acquired software security impact

 

Learner Outcomes

The vendor-neutral CISSP certification is the ideal credential for those with proven deep technical and managerial competence, skills, experience, and credibility to design, engineer, implement, and manage their overall information security program to protect organizations from growing sophisticated attacks. 

Additional Information

SLU's CISSP Course Kit: (included in the course fee):

  • CISSP Exam Guide and Practice Exams
  • Kaplan CISSP Certification Exam Prep
  • SLU Workforce Center Slides and Study Tips

Exam Details CISSP:

  • 100 - 150 questions
  • Multiple choice and advanced innovative questions
  • Length of test: Up to 3 hours
  • Delivery Method - Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT)
  • Passing score is 700 out of 1000

 

The Academic Unit Eligibility is based on contact hours, level of difficulty and certification exam results. Please note that college credit eligibility is a formal academic process that is unconnected to SLU’s Workforce Center.  We encourage all students to email their official exam results to info@workforcecenter.slu.edu so we can house pass/fail results in their student portal for verification.

Prerequisites

Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years cumulative paid full-time work experience in two or more of the 8 domains of the (ISC)² CISSP CBK®Candidates may receive a one year experience waiver with a 4-year college degree, or regional equivalent or additional credential from the (ISC)² approved list, thus requiring four years of direct full-time professional security work experience in 2 or more of the 8 domains of the CISSP CBK.

Duration

30 Hours | 5 Days or 10 Nights

Testimonials

"Instructor did an outstanding job with the class. Very pleased!" - Boeing

"The information came at us fast but the instructor provided real world examples to make the concepts stick." - Centene

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, W
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jul 27, 2020 to Aug 26, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $3,760.00
Section Fees
CISSP Exam Voucher - $775 $775.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the CISSP Exam Voucher. Also, the CISSP Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 27, 2020 to Jul 31, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $3,760.00
Section Fees
CISSP Exam Voucher - $775 $775.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the CISSP Exam Voucher. Also, the CISSP Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Aug 24, 2020 to Aug 28, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $3,760.00
Section Fees
CISSP Exam Voucher - $775 $775.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the CISSP Exam Voucher. Also, the CISSP Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Sep 21, 2020 to Sep 25, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $3,760.00
Section Fees
CISSP Exam Voucher - $775 $775.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the CISSP Exam Voucher. Also, the CISSP Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 22, 2020 to Oct 22, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $3,760.00
Section Fees
CISSP Exam Voucher - $775 $775.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the CISSP Exam Voucher. Also, the CISSP Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Oct 12, 2020 to Oct 16, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
37.5
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $3,760.00
Section Fees
CISSP Exam Voucher - $775 $775.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the CISSP Exam Voucher. Also, the CISSP Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Nov 10, 2020 to Nov 19, 2020
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Dec 01, 2020 to Dec 17, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $3,760.00
Section Fees
CISSP Exam Voucher - $775 $775.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the CISSP Exam Voucher. Also, the CISSP Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP.