The CISSP and the CISSO certifications cover the same knowledge base and for our purposes are considered one and the same. This standard covers everything you need to adequately protect your network. Covered objectives include: risk management, operations security, physical security, application security, cryptography, law/regulations/compliance, security architecture, and much more. Included - CISSP series with approximately 25 hours of instructive video, interactive labs, pre-tests/post-tests, book(s), and one (ISC)² CISSP exam voucher. Median Salary in 2014 $112,583 per year
Prerequisites: This is an advanced Cyber Security certification which is offered by (ISC)². The full CISSP certification has very strict experience requirements. Fortunately, if one doesn't have that experience, the exam can still be taken and those who pass will receive an Associates of CISSP certification. The Department of Defense recognizes the associates certification as being the same as the full CISSP certification. Furthermore, once the required experience is gained, the Associates certification can be converted to the full CISSP certification without retesting.
To be able to show working level competency in the objectives related to the associated certification.
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.
If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.