(ISC)² CISSP® Training Boot Camp

Transform your career in 6 days

Our CISSP Boot Camp is designed to tackle the ever-evolving challenges of information security, and our intensive program provides you with the skills needed to excel. We cover the broad range of knowledge required for the CISSP certification and fully prepare you to pass the CISSP exam.

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Course essentials

Boot camp at a glance

  • Method

    Live online, in-person, team onsite

  • Duration

    6 days

  • Experience

    5+ years of professional experience

  • Average salary

    $124,000

  • Meets 8570.1

    DoD information assurance requirements

What you'll learn

Training overview

Get ready for a six-day immersive training experience delivered online, in-person or in team onsite formats. Our expert instructors guide you through the eight domains of the (ISC)² CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), covering all aspects of information security. We ensure you have the tools and resources to master this knowledge effectively.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Training overview: Our industry-leading approach covers all aspects of information security, from developing security policies to managing risk and understanding technical security controls. We provide the tools and resources you need to master this knowledge effectively.
  • Exam Pass Guarantee: We are committed to your success. Our training program will equip you with the necessary skills and best practices to pass the CISSP exam on your first attempt. If you don’t pass the exam on your first try, we offer a second attempt for free.
  • Meets DoD information assurance requirements: Our CISSP Boot Camp aligns with the U.S. Department of Defense Directive 8570.1 requirements. It is an excellent choice for DoD Information Assurance workers or contractors engaged in information security-related work.

Who should attend

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Our boot camp is suitable for individuals from various backgrounds, including:

  • 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

Learn more about the pre-requirements for earning the CISSP.

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What's included

Everything you need to know

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  • 90-day extended access to Boot Camp components, including class recordings
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • Exam voucher
  • Free 90-day Infosec Skills subscription (access to 1,400+ additional courses and labs)
  • Knowledge Transfer Guarantee
  • Pre-study learning path
  • Unlimited practice exam attempts

What makes the Infosec CISSP prep course different?

You can rest assured that the CISSP training materials are fully updated and synced with the latest version of the CISSP exam. In addition, you’ll gain access to a CISSP prep course the moment you enroll, so you can prepare for and get the most out of your boot camp.

 

With 20 years of training experience, we stand by our CISSP training with an Exam Pass Guarantee. This means if you don’t pass the exam on the first attempt, we’ll pay for your second exam at no additional cost to you!

Before your boot camp

Prerequisites

To get the most from your CISSP Boot Camp, you need:

  • A foundational understanding of information security before you start

While at least five years of professional experience in the field is required to obtain the CISSP certification, it is possible to become an Associate of (ISC)² by passing the exam without the required work experience. In addition, up to one year of experience can be earned with the CISSP experience waiver.

 

Syllabus

Training schedule

Preparation (before the boot camp starts)
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CISSP prep course

Day 1
Morning session

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
Afternoon session

Security & risk management continued

Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 2
Morning session

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
Afternoon session

Security engineering continued

Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 3
Morning session

Communication and network security

  • Network architecture
  • Network components
  • Communication channels
  • Handling network attacks
Afternoon session

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
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 4
Morning session

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
Afternoon session

Security operations

  • Resource protection
  • Incident management
  • Preventative measures
  • Patch and vulnerability management
  • Change management
  • Disaster recovery
  • Business continuity
  • Manage physical security
  • Personnel safety concerns
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 5
Morning session

Security operations continued

Afternoon session

Software development security

  • Software development life cycle
  • Security for development environments
  • Software security
  • Purchased software risk
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 6
Morning session

Review all eight domains

Afternoon session

Practice exam

Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

What's next?

After you finish the (ISC)² CISSP® Certification Boot Camp

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Completing our CISSP Boot Camp opens numerous career opportunities in the cybersecurity field. Here’s a look at the future:

As a CISSP-certified professional, you can explore roles like chief information officer, information security officer, director of information security, information security manager, security architect and security engineer.

Busy schedule? Try one of our self-paced training courses.

No more rushing to complete your training – our self-paced Certified Information Systems Security Professional training comes with a dedicated student advising team, so you're supported throughout your learning journey.

  • Open enrollment (begin anytime)
  • Exam voucher included
  • 6-month access to course materials
  • Asynchronous instructor assistance

Exam Prep

What are some tips I should know when preparing for the CISSP exam?

Mastering the CISSP domains in the (ISC)² CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) gives you a well-rounded understanding of cybersecurity and prepares you for whatever comes next. The exam covers all eight domains:

  1. Security and risk management
  2. Asset security
  3. Security engineering
  4. Communication and network security
  5. Identity and access management
  6. Security assessment and testing
  7. Security operations
  8. Software development security

Read more tips on preparing for the CISSP.

After earning your CISSP, you’ll also need to consider the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits you must earn to maintain your CISSP certification. We provide continued support through various activities such as domain-related upskilling, knowledge sharing and professional development opportunities. Learn more about the resources we offer to earn CISSP CPE credits.

Exam Process

How does the CISSP examination process work?

Wondering about the new exam format? The CISSP exam now uses a Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) format, which customizes questions to your level of knowledge. This new testing method has reduced exam times and the number of questions, making it more efficient and reliable. But don’t worry — we provide the necessary insights and strategies to help you excel. Learn more about the new CAT exam format.

What job titles are most common for people with (ISC)² CISSP® certification?

Some common positions that this certification can help you land include:

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    IT security engineer

  • Security systems administrator icon

    Security systems administrator

  • Information assurance analyst icon

    Information assurance analyst

  • Chief information security officer icon

    Chief information security officer

Average Salary

(ISC)² CISSP® Certification salary information

The job outlook for CISSP professionals is promising. The CISSP is the most requested certification in U.S. job openings, and positions requiring CISSP certification have an average yearly salary of over $124,000. However, the salary for these types of roles varies widely depending on the company's size, location, job title and other factors.

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.

FAQ

Frequently asked questions

What’s the value in earning a CISSP certification?
The CISSP certification adds integrity and recognition to your skill set, differentiating you in the industry. It is considered the “gold standard” of information security certifications.
What career opportunities are available to CISSP Boot Camp graduates?
CISSP holders are experienced leaders sought after for job roles such as security managers, chief information security officers, security consultants and more. There is high demand for CISSP professionals, with numerous job listings requiring certification. You can learn more about career opportunities available to boot camp graduates in our CISSP job outlook article.
How does the CISSP examination process work?
The CISSP CAT exam is designed to be more efficient, reliable and secure. It takes up to three hours to complete, with around 100 questions tailored to your knowledge level. Read our article to learn more about how the CISSP exam works.
What are the renewal requirements for the CISSP?
To maintain your CISSP certification, you must earn 40 CPE credits per year, pay an annual maintenance fee and adhere to the (ISC)² Code of Ethics.
How does the CISSP experience waiver work?
If you meet specific criteria, the CISSP experience waiver allows you to waive one year of the required professional work experience. One way is if you have a security-related degree from an accredited college. The other is to hold additional credentials from the (ISC)² approved list. Learn more about how the CISSP experience waiver works.
What are the CISSP concentrations?

The three CISSP concentrations are:

  • Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
  • Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)
  • Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP)

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.

You're in good company

KK

The Infosec approach to teaching the CISSP material was priceless. The instructor’s real-world understanding, historical perspective regarding the evolution of security and never-ending humor made for an interesting week of knowledge building.

Kurt Kopf, Freddie Mac
MK

Before this course, I didn’t understand harder CISSP concepts like cryptography. The teaching style, expertise and materials helped me understand the toughest topics. I will definitely recommend Infosec to my company and colleagues.

Myles Kellerman, Northrop Grumman
AG

I have been in this industry for over ten years and I have never seen or heard anyone explain complex ideas and systems in such an easy-to-digest manner.

Antonio Roberto Garcia, GRA Research

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