ISSEP Boot Camp


This four day program is an immersion into the Information Systems Security Engineering Process, complete with targeted prep leading to
guaranteed ISSEP certification

ISSEP Course Overview



InfoSec Institute's four-day accelerated Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) Certification Boot Camp focuses on the art and science of the information systems security engineering (ISSE) process. You will not only learn the nuts and bolts of the ISSE, you will learn the specifics required to successfully pass the challenging ISSEP Certification exam offered by (ISC)2.

In this intensive 4 day program you will acquire the technical knowledge required of information systems security engineers operating within the federal government such as ISSE processes and the critical government regulations affecting how security engineering is performed and why. The ISSEP is a key component in the selection process for management-level information security positions.

The ISSEP certification is a "concentration area" for CISSP's, and extends upon the CISSP Common Body of knowledge by focusing on the following areas:

  • Systems Security Engineering
  • Certification and Accreditation (C&A) / Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Technical Management
  • U.S. Government Information Assurance Related Policies and Issuances

All students receive a copy of the "Official (ISC)2® Guide to the CISSP®-ISSEP® CBK® (Auerbach Publications). By attending the InfoSec Institute ISSEP Boot Camp, you will be able to understand the key concepts and requirements within the ISSEP common body of knowledge. Through our curriculum, you will be develop knowledge of the standards and regulations pertaining to systems engineering, certification and accreditation, information assurance, and technical management.

Why Choose InfoSec Institute?

  • Real Security Expertise by Information System Security Engineers with 10 years or more supporting Federal Government information assurance needs.
  • Proven expertise in meeting Certification Candidates needs:  we go beyond the ISSEP CBK, and get at how to prep and succeed at the exam.
  • Courseware materials that help clarify the ISSE process, and ensure that students leave KNOWING how to implement it.
  • The InfoSec Institute ISSEP Boot Camp Companion CD: Comprehensive up-to-date (updated quarterly) compendium of all relevant ISSE publications and related referenced materials within the ISC2 Candidate Information Bulletin.  This is a critical piece, in that the exam is constantly changing to reflect the more recent regulatory updates.
  • Official (ISC)2® Guide to the CISSP®-ISSEP® CBK®




Our promise: This is not a time-wasting "review seminar"! InfoSec Institute has ZERO "fluff" in our CSSLP Boot Camp course. We teach you what you need to know in order to pass the exam, nothing else!

IMPORTANT NOTE: InfoSec Institute's CSSLP materials are regularly maintained, and synchronized with the latest exam objectives with integrated materials from the Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP Exam..

  • 95% Pass Rate!
  • The Industry-recognized leader!
  • Top Security Experts in the Industry
  • Massive Review Session
"...provides a very direct and focused review of the C B K and provides a framework for understanding how to approach the exam, unlike any other in the industry. "

Rob Carey
President, ISSA S.FL

ISSEP Course What You'll Learn & Do

During the 4 day program, our instructors give you 110% of their time and dedication to ensure that your time is well spent. You will receive an all-inclusive immersion experience by receiving your hotel stay, lunch and snacks during your training experience; you eat, sleep and train at the learning facility with no distractions! Some of the topics covered are below. For a full syllabus and schedule, contact us here.


  • The Four Domains of the ISSEP
  • Certification and Accreditation
  • The SSE Process Stages
  • Practical Risk Management
  • Implementing Risk Management Process
  • Risk Jury Process
  • Secure System Engineering - The Model
  • Assurance Arguments
  • Organizational Capability Measures
  • Automated Information Systems (AIS)
  • Designated Approving Authority
  • Information Systems Security (INFOSEC)
  • IATF and comparison to DITSCAP/DIACAP
  • Phases of FIPS 102
  • FISMA and NIST Requirements
  • Cyber Security Checklists
  • Introduction to the Common Criteria (cc)
  • Assurance Packages



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  • Ryan Argomaniz

    CISSP, Bank of America

    "test reflected the study materials well"

    "I think the amount of time was appropriate, the information was relevant and well-summarized, and the test reflected the study materials well. My instructor did a great job. My Training Sales Representative has also been very helpful and I am glad that he had taken a great interest to follow up during class to with the students. I am very pleased with InfoSec lnstitute and the entire process."

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  •   Rob Carey
    CISSP, President South Florida Chapter of ISSA

    "unlike any other in the industry"

    "This boot camp provides a very direct and focused review of the Common Body of Knowledge and provides a framework for understanding how to approach the exam, which is unlike any other in the industry. Provided that you follow their program closely, including advance study of the materials they provide as a part of their comprehensive package, this camp will be a week very well spent."

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  • Kevin Boland

    Bentley Systems, Inc.

    "I never had a better instructor teach a class. I do mean ever."

    "The instructor was superb. I never had a better instructor teach a class. I do mean ever. He kept it entertaining as well as informational. He was able to apply theory along with real world examples. He stayed late to teach us on topics and discuss. He was truly top notch. ... I will be taking another class from your school in the future. Along with recommending my friends to your school"

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  • " ability to make ISSEP material interesting and fun is rare"

    "As I mentioned before-the instructor's ability to make material interesting and fun is rare. He truly motivates you to not only pass the certification but, to become an IT security "Jedi" & live by the warrior code."

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Certifications & Compliance

Get ISSEP Certified

The goal of the course is to prepare professionals for the challenging ISSEP exam by covering the objectives of the exam as defined in the (ISC2) common body of knowledge.

InfoSec Institute's Boot Camp is primarily designed around the ISSEP exam held in each specific area enabling you to receive an unmatched, intense, immersion training experience with the last reserved to take the exam along with transportation to and from the exam proctored by ISC2.

Pricing for our ISSEP Training Course


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  1. Comprehensive Study and Reference Materials
  2. Pre-Class Mentoring
  3. Practice Questions and an extensive review
  4. Deluxe Package of Four (4) Days of Hotel Accommodations including lunch each day

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