Introduction to the CISSP Security Certification

Introduction to the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification
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  • Lectures 6
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

This is an introduction to all the details necessary to pass the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam including many study tips. We intend to teach the new 8 domains of security of the (ISC)2 Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) in 8 individual courses rather than one entire course so you only pay for the courses or sections you need to brush up or review on.

Since you only need 70% correct answers to pass we suggest you become proficient in at least 6 of the 8 domains to pass, rather than try to focus on on all the domains.

We recommend to use the Sybex CISSP book, 7th edition, but you can use other books as well.

What are the requirements?

  • The new Sybex CISSP book, 7th edition, but you can study with other books as well.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the requirements to become a Certified Information System Security Professional

Who is the target audience?

  • This is an introductury course to find the details and requirements of becoming a CISSP. Is for anyone pursuing a career in cybersecurity or currently employed in the field and gaining more experience. Associate level is for those knowledgeable in cybersecurity but do not yet have the experience required to become certified.

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Section 1: Why become a CISSP

Why Become a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)?

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of information security
  • Confirms commitment to profession
  • Offers a career differentiator, with enhanced credibility and marketability (Extra Compensation $$$)
  • Provides access to valuable resources, such as peer networking and idea exchange
1 question

Review of Intro

Section 2: Course Objectives

At the end of this section students will:

•Be Familiar with the (ISC)2 Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) including common terms, principles, lists, categories, mechanisms, etc.

•Be familiar with the CISSP exam process

•Be able to develop a study plan for taking and passing the exam.

Section 3: Exam Details

Take the Pre-Course Assessment Exam in about 60 minutes

Plan on a minimum of 8 weeks to prepare for the Exam, more depending on your level of proficiency

Each week:

• Review 2 chapters (or about 1 domain)

• Practice Exam Questions for the domain you just studied to asses progress

3 questions

Review of Intro

Section 4: New CISSP Exam Question Types

2015 CBK: What’s New:

  • 3rd Party Risk Management
  • BYOD Risks (Bring Your Own Devices)
  • IoT (Internet of Things)
  • Software Defined Networks
  • Cloud Identity Services (OAuth 2.0)

Section 5: Study Tips and Resources

Additional Resources for the exam:


Online Resources & Practice Exams

Section 6: Bonus Lecture on Access and Identity Management
Sample Lecture on Identity and Access Management
Section 7: Section 7 - Practice Exam Questions
10 questions

Questions 1-10

10 questions

Questions 11-20

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Instructor Biography

Mr. Adrian Mikeliunas, CISSP, CISA, Security Consultant and Technical Instructor.

Adrian Mikeliunas is an internationally acclaimed speaker, computer consultant, and an expert trainer. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and a Certified Linux Professional and Instructor (CLP). For the past 30+ years, Adrian's broad computer systems experience includes serving as a project leader, security engineer, systems analyst, mobile developer, programmer, and technical instructor. He has extensive experience with personal computers, mobile devices, and mainframes. He shares his knowledge through conferences, white papers and the classes he teaches: Android, Linux, WordPress and Information Security.

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