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(ISC)² CISSP® Certification Training and Boot Camp

Take your career to the next level by earning one of the most in-demand cybersecurity certifications. Infosec’s CISSP training provides a proven method for mastering the broad range of knowledge required to become a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

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Everything you need to earn your CISSP

  • 1-Year access to all boot camp video replays and materials
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • Exam voucher
  • Free annual Infosec Skills subscription ($299 value!)
  • Knowledge Transfer Guarantee
  • Pre-study learning path
  • Unlimited practice exam attempts
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What you'll learn

Training overview

Earning your CISSP requires a broad range of cybersecurity skills, from developing security policies to managing risk to understanding technical security controls. Infosec’s industry-leading approach to CISSP training provides the tools you need to master this knowledge.

You’ll leave this training with the necessary skills and best practices to effectively create and execute enterprise-wide information security strategies — and pass your CISSP exam with flying colors the first time you take it.

Before your boot camp

Prerequisites

In order to obtain the CISSP certification, you must have:

  • At least five years of professional experience in the information security field
  • A work history reflecting direct experience in at least two of the eight domains listed in the (ISC)² CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)

However, you can become an Associate of (ISC)² by passing the exam without the required work experience.

    Syllabus

  • Security & risk management
      • Confidentiality, integrity and availability
      • Security governance policies and their supporting counterparts
      • Compliance
      • Global information security
      • Legal and regulatory policies
      • Professional ethics
      • Business continuity
      • Personnel security
      • Risk management
      • Threat modeling
      • Acquisition security
      • Security awareness
  • Asset security
      • Classify information
      • Identify and document asset ownership
      • Asset privacy concerns
      • Asset retention policies
      • Data security controls
      • Handling requirements
  • Security engineering
      • Secure engineering processes
      • Review security engineering models
      • Security architecture
      • Web-based vulnerabilities
      • Mobile vulnerabilities
      • Embedded device vulnerabilities
      • Cryptography components and their relationships
      • Site and facility design
      • Physical security
  • Communication and network security
      • Network architecture
      • Network components
      • Communication channels
      • Handling network attacks
  • Identity and access management
      • Physical and logical access
      • Authentication of people and devices
      • Identity as service (cloud identity)
      • Third-party identity
      • Authorization mechanisms
      • Access control attacks
      • Provisioning life cycle
  • Security assessment and testing
      • Validate assessment
      • Security control
      • Management and operational controls
      • Analyze and report test outputs
      • Internal and third party audits
      • Security operations
      • Handling investigations
      • Investigation types
      • Logging and monitoring
      • Provisioning of resources
  • Security operations
      • Resource protection
      • Incident management
      • Preventative measures
      • Patch and vulnerability management
      • Change management
      • Disaster recovery
      • Business continuity
      • Manage physical security
      • Personnel safety concerns
  • Software development security
      • Software development life cycle
      • Security for development environments
      • Software security
      • Purchased software risk

Syllabus

Training schedule

Meets 8570.1 requirements

Attention DoD Information Assurance workers! This boot camp helps meet U.S. Department of Defense Directive 8570.1 requirements for department employees or contractors engaged in work related to information security.

Guaranteed results

Our boot camp guarantees

Exam Pass Guarantee

If you don’t pass your exam on the first attempt, get a second attempt for free. Includes the ability to re-sit the course for free for up to one year (does not apply to CMMC-AB boot camps).

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

If you’re not 100% satisfied with your training at the end of the first day, you may withdraw and enroll in a different online or in-person course.

Knowledge Transfer Guarantee

If an employee leaves within three months of obtaining certification, Infosec will train a different employee at the same organization tuition-free for up to one year.

Unlock team training discounts

If you’re like many of our clients, employee certification is more than a goal — it’s a business requirement. Connect with our team to learn more about our training discounts.

FAQ

Frequently asked questions

  • What's the value in earning a CISSP certification?
    • The CISSP certification is a career differentiator that adds integrity and recognition to a security professional’s skillset and name. The CISSP is referred to as the “gold standard” of information security certifications within the security community due to its pre-requirements, subject matter and maintenance requirements needed to remain certified.

  • What are the pre-requirements for earning the CISSP?
    • In order to obtain the CISSP certification, you must have at least 5 years of professional experience in the information security field, with a work history reflecting direct experience in at least 2 of the 8 domains listed in the (ISC)² CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Click here for more info on CISSP pre-requirements.

  • What career opportunities are available to CISSP Boot Camp graduates? What's the job outlook like for CISSP professionals?
    • CISSP holders are experienced leaders capable of performing a variety of security-related job roles ranging from entry-level to the C-suite. Our training does not place jobs, but certified professionals are highly sought after in today’s job market. According to CyberSeek, there are more than 112,000 positions listed in the United States requiring applicants to hold the CISSP certification. Click here for more info on the job career opportunities and job outlook for CISSPs.

  • What do I need to know about the new CAT exam format?
    • The CISSP CAT (Computerized Adaptive Testing) exam format uses an adaptive algorithm that custom tailors questions specifically to the test taker. This new testing format has cut exam times in half and drastically reduced the number of questions students need to answer. Click here for more info on the CAT exam format.

  • How does the CISSP examination process work?
    • The CISSP CAT exam was rolled out with the goal of making the testing process more efficient, reliable and secure. The new CAT exam takes students on average 3 hours to complete and is typically around 100 questions long. Click here for more info on the CISSP examination process.

  • Is the live online CISSP Boot Camp as effective and informative as an in-person training session?
    • Our live online CISSP training provides students with the exact same learning experience that would be received in a physical classroom, without the hassle and cost of travel. Students are able to interact with the instructor, in the same way, they would in a physical class and receive the same courseware and exam voucher — plus numerous additional features, such as recordings of their daily lessons, curated videos from other top-rated instructors, reporting on training progress and more.

  • What does this CISSP course offer that other certification prep classes do not?
    • Infosec’s CISSP Boot Camp has the highest pass rate for first-time test takers, currently sitting at 93%! Not only does our boot camp offer the highest pass rate in the industry, but if you choose to take your training with us online, you will be provided an Exam Pass Guarantee. This means if you fail your exam the first time, we’ll pay for your second attempt FREE of charge.

  • How does the CISSP experience waiver work?
    • There are two situations where one of the five years of related professional work experience can be waived. CISSP candidates are allowed a one-year experience waiver if they have a security-related degree from an accredited college or its regional equivalent. Or, the candidate has additional (ISC)² credentials from their approved list. Click here for more info on the CISSP experience waiver.

  • What job titles are most common for people who hold (ISC)²’s CISSP certification?
    • The CISSP covers a wide range of subject matter covering a variety of subsets in information security. Because of this, there is a wide range of potential job titles for certified professionals. Some high-level CISSP job titles include chief information officer, information security officer and director of information security. Mid-level titles include information security manager, security architect and security engineer.

  • What are the CISSP domains?
    • There are 8 domains in the (ISC)² CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). They are Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Engineering, Communications and Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations and Software Development Security. Click here for more info on the CISSP domains.

  • What are the CISSP concentrations?
    • There are three CISSP concentrations, which are as follows: Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP), Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP), and Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP). Each focuses on a specific area of the CISSP framework. Click here for more info on the CISSP concentrations.

  • What are the renewal requirements for the CISSP?
    • CISSP cert holders are required to earn 40 CPEs per year, pay an $85 Annual Maintenance Fee (AMF) and adhere to (ISC)²’s Code of Ethics.

  • How do I earn CISSP CPE Credits?
    • CPE credits can be earned by participating in various activities where CISSPs gain experience as well as knowledge, whether associated with domain-related activities, or knowledge sharing and professional development. This includes the 100s of courses and hands-on labs available in Infosec Skills. Click here for more info on CISSP CPE credits.

  • Is it possible to receive one-on-one mentoring from a CISSP Boot Camp instructor? How much feedback will I receive on my coursework?
    • Absolutely! One-to-one chat sessions with instructors are an important part of our CISSP training. During the course, instructors focus 100% of their time and attention on students to ensure you are learning the skills needed to pass the CISSP exam.

  • What are some tips for preparing for the CISSP?
    • Participating in a boot camp like the one offered here is a great way to study for the CISSP. Other methods include buying the official textbook provided by (ISC)², self-study and taking the CISSP practice exams included in Infosec Skills. Click here for more tips on prepping for the CISSP.

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