Learning Path

CISSP-ISSEP (2021 Update)


  • Domain 5: Secure Operations, Change Management and Disposal Course — 01:40:04
    • K0004, K0006, K0028, K0045, K0073, K0075, K0080, K0081, K0102, K0153, K0299, K0347, K0488, S0027, S0032, S0036, S0040, S0135, S0141, S0160, S0280, S0282

      Domain 5 addresses the long-term management of our enterprise, from implementation to sunsetting of our systems.

  • Introduction to System Security Engineering Course — 01:40:49
    • K0004, K0005, K0045, K0067, K0076, K0081, K0082, K0102, K0153, K0280, K0321, S0052, S0140

      A captivating look into the world of system and security engineering.

  • Domain 1: Systems Security Engineering Foundations Course — 01:43:34
    • K0004, K0005, K0006, K0045, K0067, K0076, K0081, K0082, K0092, K0102, K0153, K0280, K0321, K0435, K0436, K0560, S0052, S0140

      This course covers systems security engineering and lays a foundation for both exam preparation and security engineering.

  • Domain 2: Risk Management Course — 01:29:35
    • K0002, K0004, K0005, K0006, K0038, K0045, K0048, K0067, K0082, K0092, K0101, K0102, K0149, K0165, K0280, K0435, K0436, K0455, K0506, K0527, S0304

      Domain 2 focuses on the risk management practices necessary to protect the health of our organization.

  • Domain 3: Security Planning and Design Course — 00:59:05
    • K0001, K0004, K0005, K0006, K0045, K0067, K0075, K0076, K0080, K0081, K0082, K0086, K0092, K0102, K0153, K0332, K0347, K0435, K0498, K0519, S0022, S0036, S0135, S0141, S0160

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

  • Domain 4: Systems Implementation, Verification and Validation Course — 00:22:11
    • K0004, K0006, K0028, K0045, K0054, K0067, K0073, K0075, K0076, K0080, K0081, K0082, K0102, K0153, K0347, K0488, S0032, S0036, S0040, S0135, S0141, S0160, S0218, S0282

      Domain 4 looks at deploying, verifying and validating security controls within our enterprises.

  • CISSP-ISSEP Practice Exam Assessment — 125 questions — 01:02:30


What you will learn

Explore the ISSEP certification. CISSPs who are awarded this additional concentration have demonstrated their knowledge in the practical application of system and security engineering principles and the processes to develop a secure system. An ISSEP analyzes organizational needs, defines security requirements, designs security architectures, develops secure designs, implements system security and supports system security assessment and authorization for government and industry.

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Meet the author

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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