CISSP Certification 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.
Earn your CISSP, guaranteed!
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.
What you'll learn
The goal of the boot camp is to prepare you for the challenging CISSP exam by covering the objectives defined in the (ISC)² common body of knowledge (CBK). The eight CISSP domain areas include:
- Security and risk management
- Asset security
- Security engineering
- Communication and network security
- Identity and access management
- Security assessment and testing
- Security operations
- Software development security
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.
Who should attend
- Chief information security officers
- Security systems administrators
- Information assurance analysts
- IT security engineers
- Senior IT security consultants
- Senior information security risk officers
- Anyone who manages or oversees security strategies
Start learning immediately
- Immediate access to Infosec Skills — including a bonus boot camp prep course — from the minute you enroll to 90 days after your boot camp
- Six days of expert, live CISSP training, plus a day to take the exam
- 90-day extended access to all boot camp video replays and materials
- Unlimited CISSP practice exam attempts
- CISSP exam voucher
- Learn by doing with hundreds of additional hands-on courses and labs
- 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
- Exam Pass Guarantee (online students)
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- Immediate access to Infosec Skills the moment you enroll until 90 days after your boot camp
- CISSP Boot Camp prep course
- 6 days live, expert CISSP instruction
- CISSP exam voucher
- Exam Pass Guarantee
- 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
- Knowledge Transfer Guarantee
- On-demand CISSP training
- 2,000+ practice exam questions
- Unlimited practice exam attempts
- 1,000+ hours on-demand skill training
- 150+ hands-on labs and projects
- Assess your skills and uncover gaps
- Earn CPEs
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CISSP training schedule
Infosec’s CISSP training is more than just a boot camp. We support you before, during and after your live training to ensure you’re fully prepared for your exam — and get certified on your first attempt.
Before your boot camp
Start learning now. You’ll get immediate access to all the content in Infosec Skills, including an in-depth CISSP prep course, the moment you enroll. Prepare for your live boot camp, uncover your knowledge gaps and maximize your training experience.
During your boot camp
Security & risk management
- Confidentiality, integrity and availability
- Security governance policies and their supporting counterparts
- Global information security
- Legal and regulatory policies
- Professional ethics
- Business continuity
- Personnel security
- Risk management
- Threat modeling
- Acquisition security
- Security awareness
- Classify information
- Identify and document asset ownership
- Asset privacy concerns
- Asset retention policies
- Data security controls
- Handling requirements
- 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
- Resource protection
- Incident management
- Preventative measures
- Patch and vulnerability management
Security operations (continued)
- 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
Review of all eight domains
- Practice exam
- Take CISSP exam
After your boot camp
Your Infosec Skills access extends 90 days past your boot camp, so you can take additional time to prepare for your exam, get a head start on your next certification goal or start earning CPEs.
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Free CISSP training resources
CISSP exam tips from students and instructors
This free ebook collects some of the most common CISSP exam tips and strategies gathered from Infosec alumni and more than 15 years of IT and security instruction.
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Learn everything you need to pass the new CISSP exam in this discussion with Infosec instructor Ken Magee.
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 are 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.