Learning Path


Learn the skills and knowledge to successfully manage an enterprise security program.

What you will learn

You’ll learn the techniques and tools used by security management professionals and how to apply them to conduct security assessments, risk assessments, business impact analysis and to create and manage business continuity, and disaster recovery plans. This learning path teaches you the skills and methodology needed to manage a security practice in your organization. You’ll learn advanced security management techniques as you progress through six courses tied to the ISSMP exam objectives. Upon completion you’ll be prepared to earn your CISSP-ISSMP certification and have an established base of security management knowledge that can be leveraged to progress into the other advanced concentrations of the CISSP or open up new career roles.

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Leadership and Business Management

Course — 02:45:22

K0003, K0004, K0072, K0101, K0121, K0264, K0293, K0296, K0425, K0477, K0518, K0579, S0038, S0356

Get an overview of ISSMP leadership and business management topics.

Systems Life Cycle Management

Course — 02:37:21

K0004, K0013, K0070, K0075, K0081, K0121, K0165, K0198, K0342, S0001, S0051, S0242

Explore ISSMP system development life cycle management topics.

Risk Management

Course — 01:21:44

K0002, K0004, K0048, K0084, K0149, K0154, K0165, K0169, K0214, K0263, K0264, K0267, K0379, K0455, K0527, S0171

Get an overview of ISSMP risk management topics.

Threat Intelligence and Incident Management

Course — 01:05:37

K0004, K0021, K0026, K0041, K0042, K0146, K0150, K0231, K0267, K0292, K0317, K0343, K0381, K0399, K0519, K0543, K0586, S0032, S0054, S0080, S0175, S0365

Get an overview of ISSMP threat intelligence and incident management topics.

Contingency Management

Course — 01:42:41

K0004, K0021, K0026, K0032, K0041, K0042, K0046, K0150, K0157, K0210, K0292, K0353, K0399, K0519, K0584, S0032, S0054, S0186, S0365

Get an overview of ISSMP contingency management topics.

Law, Ethics and Security Compliance Management

Course — 01:54:08

K0001, K0003, K0004, K0007, K0018, K0019, K0021, K0026, K0028, K0032, K0038, K0044, K0049, K0056, K0063, K0065, K0072, K0074, K0075, K0089, K0091, K0109, K0114, K0130, K0157, K0179, K0190, K0194, K0196, K0199, K0227, K0260, K0261, K0262, K0267, K0291, K0293, K0336, K0351, K0373, K0410, K0432, K0435, K0488, K0524, K0560, K0561, K0609, K0610, K0615, K0622, S0027, S0031, S0061, S0073, S0077, S0115, S0124, S0142, S0151, S0167, S0206, S0282

Get an overview of ISSMP law, ethics and compliance management topics.

ISSMP Domain 1 Quiz

Assessment — 10 questions — 00:05:00

ISSMP Domain 2 Quiz

Assessment — 10 questions — 00:05:00

ISSMP Domain 3 Quiz

Assessment — 10 questions — 00:05:00

ISSMP Domain 4 Quiz

Assessment — 10 questions — 00:05:00

ISSMP Domain 5 Quiz

Assessment — 10 questions — 00:05:00

ISSMP Domain 6 Quiz

Assessment — 10 questions — 00:05:00

ISSMP Practice Exam

Assessment — 200 questions — 01:40:00

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Learning path insights

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.

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • All-Source Analyst
  • Mission Assessment Specialist
  • Exploitation Analyst

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Plans & pricing

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