Information Systems Access Control

  • Data Access Principles
  • System Access and Authentication
  • Penetration Tests

Security Architecture and Design 

  • Security Models 
  • Security Modes
  • System Assurance 

Network and Telecommunications Security

  • Data Network Design 
  • Remote Data Access 
  • Data Network Security 
  • Data Network Management  

Information Security Management Goals 

  • Organizational Security 
  • The Application of Security Concepts  

Information Security Classification and Program Development 

  • Information Classification
  • Security Program Development 

Risk Management and Ethics  

  • Risk Management 
  • Ethics Lesson

Application Security 

  • Software Configuration Management 
  • Software Controls Topic
  • Database System Security 


  • Ciphers and Cryptography
  • Symmetric-Key Cryptography
  • Asymmetric-Key Cryptography
  • Hashing and Message Digests
  • Email, Internet, and Wireless Security
  • Cryptographic Weaknesses

Physical Security

  • Physical Access Control
  • Physical Access Monitoring
  • Physical Security Methods
  • Facilities Security

Operations Security

  • Operations Security Control
  • Operations Security Auditing and Monitoring
  • Operational Threats and Violations

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

  • Business Continuity Plan Fundamentals
  • Business Continuity Plan Implementation
  • Disaster Recovery Plan Fundamentals
  • Disaster Recovery Plan Implementation

Legal, Regulations, Compliance, and Investigations

  • Computer Crime Laws and Regulations
  • Computer Crime Incident Response


It is highly recommended that students have certifications in Network+ or Security+, or possess equivalent professional experience upon entering CISSP training. It will be beneficial if students have one or more of the following security-related or technology-related certifications or equivalent industry experience: MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, SCNP, CCNP, RHCE, LCE, CNE.

Exam Details

EXAM: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Exam Information:

Review the (ISC)² Candidate Background Qualifications

Exam Code CISSP
Number of Items 100 - 150
Passing Score 700 out of 1000 points
Types of Questions Multiple Choice and Advanced Innovative Items
Length of Test 4 Hours
Exam Results Unofficial Results Provided Immediately

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