This course is the first of a two semester curriculum that provides a comprehensive overview of all of the aspects of information system security related to the (ISC)2 CISSP certification. This course primarily focuses on the technical aspects of information system security and covers Chapters 4, 5, 6, and 8 of the textbook. This course is required toward the CNSS 4011-4016 certifications.
A. identify access control concepts, techniques, and attacks;
B. apply application security techniques used in system development;
C. describe security assessment techniques; and
D. identify network security layers and technologies.
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.