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CISSP Training for Advanced Security Professionals

Security concept: shield with keyhole on digital backgroundThe Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification at Ashford Global IT focuses on developing the knowledge of Information Security professionals that have at least five years of full-time employment experience in at least two or more of the ten Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) domains. However, one year of employment experience can be waived if the candidate has any of the following: a four year college degree, a Master’s degree, or one of many security certifications such as CISA, CISM, or CompTIA Security+. Upon completion of the CISSP course, the student will be able identify and stop any information security threat and will have a detailed understanding of all ten CBK domains.

The ten CBK domains are:

  • Access Control – the accumulation of multiple methods to establish the security architecture in order to protect the assets of any information system. The objective is to enable managers to specify what users can do, which resources they can access, and the operations they can perform over the systems.
  • Information Security and Risk Management – helps identify the information assets and studies the development, documentation, and implementation of policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines. Several management tools like data classification, risk assessment and analysis are also described to identify threats, classify assets and rate the vulnerabilities.
  • Cryptography – deals with methods of disguising information that ensures the integrity, confidentiality, and authenticity of information.
  • Physical (Environmental) Security – ensures protection, starting from the outside perimeter into the inside office space, of the information system resources.
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning – focuses on the preservation and recovery of business operations in the event of an outage.
  • Telecommunications and Networking Security – addresses the transmission methods, transport formats, and security measures of voice and data communications.
  • Application Development Security – concentrates on the important security concepts that apply to application software development.
  • Operations Security – identifies important security events that can be audited, monitored, and executed to eliminate exploitation of critical information.
  • Legal, Regulations, Compliance and Investigations – addresses computer crime laws and regulations.

The CISSP course at Ashford Global IT lasts for five days and can be taken either as a traditional classroom course or a virtual instructor-led program. The provided course materials include complete lecture slide notes, 1500 practice questions, and a newly-revised study guide written by the primary CISSP instructor Mr. James Michael Stewart. The thorough preparation at Ashford Global IT provides guaranteed success.  If a student is unable to pass the exam on his or her first attempt, he or she may re-attend an open enrollment class at Ashford Global IT at no cost; the student will just need to bring the study materials from the original class.

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