Domain 3: Security Planning and Design Course

Domain 3 introduces security planning and design, taking us from requirement to completed solutions.

1 hour, 4 minutes

Course description

As an ISSEP, you will work closely with security architects to provide solutions to address your organizational risk. To be effective, you must know how to translate requirements into design and then into solutions. You must work with your stakeholders to address their security needs. In Domain 3, we address several core principles including, but not limited to, the necessity of understanding your environment, applying core security principle, developing security requirements and creating your security architecture.


System security architecture and design

Video - 00:24:00

In this video, we'll discuss the building blocks to an enterprise security program and the need to provide linkage to business requirements and objectives.
Requirements analysis

Video - 00:10:00

This video addresses where security requirements come from and how to establish a security baseline.
Understanding business security needs

Video - 00:20:00

This video covers understanding requirements, constraints and assumptions; assessing threats; extracting security needs and developing a test plan.
Introduction, agenda and Domain 3 focus areas

Video - 00:05:00

This short video introduces you to Domain 3 of the ISSEP. Here, we will explore the practices of planning and designing secure systems.
ISSEP Domain 3 assessment

Assessment - 10 questions

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