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Course Description

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is a certification targeted toward current information security professionals. The certification is managed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, to recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves as experienced, knowledgeable, and proficient information security practitioners. CISSP certification also validates the maintenance of up-to-date knowledge and proficiency in the information security profession. Certification can enhance a professional's career and provide added IS credibility. The course covers the ten CISSP information systems security test domains relevant to the corresponding professional certification exam.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the principles for securing applications throughout the life cycle management process
  • Define the basic concepts within cryptography
  • Describe the access control concepts and methodologies
  • Identify the laws and legal issues that are applicable to computer crime
  • Perform business continuity planning

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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