ISC2 ISSEP® Training Boot Camp

Transform your career in 4 days

Certify your skills as an Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) with this advanced, role-based certification from ISC2. The ISSEP builds on your CISSP or current industry knowledge to validate your ability to practically apply systems engineering principles and processes to develop secure systems.

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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 Engineering Professional (ISSEP) Boot Camp focuses on the art and science of the information systems security engineering (ISSE) process. You’ll learn the technical knowledge required of security engineers operating within the federal government, including ISSE processes and the critical government regulations affecting how security engineering is performed and why.

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

Who should attend

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  • Senior systems engineers
  • Information assurance systems engineers
  • Information assurance officers
  • Information assurance analysts
  • Senior security analysts

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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 ISSEP prep course different?

You can rest assured that the ISSEP 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 Engineering 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 ISSEP 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 ISSEP requires you to either:

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


Training schedule

Preparation (before the boot camp starts)
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ISSEP prep course

Day 1
Morning session


Systems security engineering foundations

  • Apply systems security engineering fundamentals
  • Execute systems security engineering processes
  • Integrate with applicable system development methodology
  • Perform technical management
  • Participate in the acquisition process
  • Design trusted systems and networks
Afternoon session

Systems security engineering foundations continued

Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 2
Morning session

Risk management

  • Apply security risk management principles
  • Address risk to system
  • Manage risk to operations
Afternoon session

Security planning and design

  • Analyze organizational and operational environment
  • Apply systems security principles
  • Develop system requirements
  • Create system security architecture and design
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 3
Morning session

Security planning and design continued

Afternoon session

Systems implementation, verification and validation

  • Implement, integrate and deploy security solutions
  • Verify and validate security solutions
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 4
Morning session

Secure operations, change management and disposal

  • Develop secure operations strategy
  • Participate in secure operations
  • Participate in change management
  • Participate in the disposal process
Afternoon session

ISSEP 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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September 3, 2024 - September 6, 2024

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December 16, 2024 - December 19, 2024

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February 18, 2025 - February 21, 2025

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May 27, 2025 - May 30, 2025

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