Course Summary
Credit Type:
27 hours
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 CISSP preparation


The training course objective is to prepare learners for the CISSP certification by covering key security concepts on designing, implementing, and managing secure information systems. At various points in the course, there will be bootcamp sessions that recap previously covered material in a fast-paced, condensed format to help students who are getting ready to take the CISSP exam. This is an excellent course for those who want to discover the depth and breadth of the exam and build their security knowledge foundation for the real world.

Learning Outcomes:

  • manage asset classification and lifecycle
  • practice practical cryptography
  • examine site and facility security
  • explain communication and network security
  • plan for business continuity
  • deploy identity and access management (IAM)
  • manage security operations
  • assess and test security
  • describe software development lifecycles and ecosystems
  • explain software development security

General Topics:

  • (ISC)2 & the CISSP Exam
  • Fundamental Concepts & Principles
  • Secure Design Principles
  • Security Governance Principles
  • Security Policy
  • Asset Classification & Lifecycle
  • Risk Management
  • Practical Cryptography
  • Identity and Access Management Principles
  • Deploying Identity & Access Management (IAM)
  • Architecture, Design, & Solutions Vulnerabilities
  • Site & Facility Security
  • Communication & Network Security
  • Security Operations
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Security Assessment & Testing
  • Software Development Lifecycles & Ecosystems
  • Software Development Security
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Computer Based Training
  • Laboratory
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials