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What is the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification?

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Governed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, or the (ISC) 2, the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is an independent security certification. The CISSP Certificate is recognized and accepted around the world as a mark of excellence for Information Security professionals.  As of July 2010, there were over 67,700 CISSPs worldwide.

The CISSP curriculum includes a number of topics related to Information Security.  Specifically, there are ten areas which the CISSP program focuses on; these areas are known as the ten Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) domains:

  • Access Control
  • Application Security
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Cryptography
  • Information Security and Risk Management
  • Legal, Regulations, Compliance and Investigations
  • Operations Security
  • Physical (Environmental) Security
  • Security Design and Architecture
  • Network Security and Telecommunications

Ashford Global IT (AGIT), a first-rate training organization based in Orlando, Florida, provides IT professionals with the opportunity to prepare for the CISSP Certification exam with the help of its CISSP training course.  Students may choose to enroll in an open-enrollment course, an on-site course, or a virtual instructor-led course. AGIT even offers a Success Guarantee that will allow students who do not pass the certification exam on their first attempt to re-attend an open-enrollment course at no cost.  With hands-on learning, informative lectures, interesting discussions, and a Success Guarantee, Ashford Global IT is the right place for those seeking quality Information Security training.

To become a premier Information Security professional, enroll in Ashford Global IT’s Certified Information Systems Security Professional training class today!

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