ISC2 ISSAP® Training Boot Camp

Transform your career in 4 days

Certify your skills as an Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) with this advanced, role-based certification from ISC2. The ISSAP builds on your CISSP or current industry knowledge to validate your expertise in developing, designing and analyzing security solutions.

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Course essentials

Boot camp at a glance

  • Method

    Online, in-person, team onsite

  • Duration

    4 days

  • Experience

    5+ years of experience

  • Meets 8570.1

    DoD information assurance requirements

What you'll learn

Training overview

This four-day Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) Boot Camp is focused on teaching you the management of security programs and the ins and outs of security architecture. You’ll learn the technical aspects of security architecture, including identity and access management, infrastructure and application security, governance and compliance, security operations and security architecture modeling.

This boot camp not only teaches you the nuts and bolts of the security architecture, it prepares you to successfully pass the challenging ISC2 ISSAP exam.

Who should attend

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  • System architects
  • Chief technology officers
  • Network designers
  • Business analysts
  • Chief security officers

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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 ISSAP prep course different?

You can rest assured that the ISSAP training materials are fully updated and synced with the latest version of the exam. In addition, you’ll gain access to an Information Systems Security Architecture Professional 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 ISSAP 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


The ISSAP requires you to either:

  • Be a CISSP in good standing and have at least two years of experience in two or more of the ISSAP domains.
  • Have at least seven years of experience in two or more of the ISSAP domains if you do not hold a CISSP.


Training schedule

Preparation (before the boot camp starts)
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ISSAP prep course

Day 1
Morning session


Architect for governance, compliance and risk management

  • Determine legal, regulatory, organizational and industry requirements
  • Manage risk
Afternoon session

Security architecture modeling

  • Identify security architecture approach
  • Verify and validate design (e.g., functional acceptance testing (FAT), regression)
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 2
Morning session

Infrastructure security architecture

  • Develop infrastructure security requirements
  • Design defense-in-depth architecture
  • Secure shared services (e.g., wireless, e-mail, voice over internet protocol (VoIP), unified communications (UC)
  • Domain name system (DNS), network time protocol NTP))
  • Integrate technical security controls
  • Design and integrate infrastructure monitoring
  • Design infrastructure cryptographic solutions
  • Design secure network and communication infrastructure (e.g., virtual private network (VPN), internet protocol security (IPsec), transport layer security (TLS))
  • Evaluate physical and environmental security requirements
Afternoon session

Infrastructure security architecture continued

Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 3
Morning session

Identity and access management (IAM) architecture

  • Design identity management and lifecycle
  • Design access control management and lifecycle
  • Design identity and access solutions
Afternoon session

Architect for application security

  • Integrate software development life cycle (SDLC) with application security architecture (e.g., requirements traceability matrix (RTM), security architecture documentation, secure coding)
  • Determine application security capability requirements and strategy (e.g., open source, cloud service providers (CSP), software as a service (SaaS)/infrastructure as a service (IaaS)/platform as a service (PaaS) environments)
  • Identify common proactive controls for applications (e.g., Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP))
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 4
Morning session

Security operations architecture

  • Gather security operations requirements (e.g., legal, compliance, organizational and business requirements)
  • Design information security monitoring (e.g., security information and event management (SIEM), insider threat, threat intelligence, user behavior analytics, incident response (IR) procedures)
  • Design business continuity (BC) and resiliency solutions
  • Validate business continuity plan (BCP)/disaster recovery plan (DRP) architecture
  • Design incident response (IR) management
Afternoon session

ISSAP exam review

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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.

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


The instructor was able to take material that prior to the class had made no sense, and explained it in real world scenarios that were able to be understood.

Erik Heiss, United States Air Force

I really appreciate that our instructor was extremely knowledgeable and was able to provide the information in a way that it could be understood. He also provided valuable test-taking strategies that I know not only helped me with this exam, but will help in all exams I take in the future.

Michelle Jemmott, Pentagon

The course was extremely helpful and provided exactly what we needed to know in order to successfully navigate the exam. Without this I am not confident I would have passed.

Robert Caldwell, Salient Federal Solutions

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