CISSP Certification Course Description

  • What are the course objectives?

    Simplilearn’s CISSP® certification training is aligned to the (ISC)² CBK 2018 requirements. The course trains you in the industry’s latest best practices which will help you pass the exam in the first attempt. The certification helps you develop expertise in defining the architecture and in designing, building, and maintaining a secure business environment for your organization using globally approved Information Security standards.

    With unprecedented security breaches now being reported, the demand for IT security professionals has never been higher. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts there will be 3.5 million cybersecurity job openings by 2021. Source URL:

  • What skills will you learn from this CISSP training course?

    By the end of this CISSP training, you will:
    • Be able to define the architecture, design, and management of the security of your organization.
    • Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to pass the CISSP certification exam.
    • Perform risk analysis and prevent data loss
    • Learn about security architecture, engineering, models, and cryptography
    • Gain familiarity with communications and network security, identity and access management, security testing and operations

  • Who should take this CISSP training course?

    The CISSP certification is the most globally recognized professional requirement in the IT Security domain. This certification is best suited for:
    • Security Consultants/Managers
    • IT Directors/Managers
    • Security Auditors/Architects
    • Security Systems Engineers
    • Chief Information Security Officers
    • Network Architects

CISSP Course Preview

    • Lesson 01 - Course Introduction

      • Course Introduction
    • Lesson 02 - Security and Risk Management

      • 1.01 Security and Risk Management
      • 1.02 Information Security Management
      • 1.03 Security Controls
      • 1.04 Information Security Management and Governance
      • 1.05 Goals, Mission, and Objectives
      • 1.06 Due Care
      • 1.07 Security Policy
      • 1.08 Compliance
      • 1.09 Computer Crimes
      • 1.10 Legal Systems
      • 1.11 Intellectual Property (IP) Law
      • 1.12 Privacy
      • 1.13 General Data Protection Regulation
      • 1.14 Security
      • 1.15 Risk Analysis
      • 1.16 Types of Risk Analysis
      • 1.17 Security Control Assessment
      • 1.18 Threat Modeling
      • 1.19 Supply-Chain Risk Management
      • 1.20 Third-Party Management
      • 1.21 Business Continuity Planning
      • 1.22 Business Continuity Planning Phases
      • 1.23 Managing Personnel Security
      • 1.24 Security Awareness Training
      • 1.25 Program Effectiveness Evaluation
      • 1.26 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 03 - Asset Security

      • 2.01 Asset Security
      • 2.02 Information Classification
      • 2.03 Data Classification
      • 2.04 Data Life Cycle
      • 2.05 Data Management
      • 2.06 Different Roles
      • 2.07 Data Remanence
      • 2.08 Privacy
      • 2.09 States of Data
      • 2.10 Data Loss Prevention
      • 2.11 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 04 - Security Engineering

      • 3.01 Introduction
      • 3.02 Security Engineering
      • 3.03 Security Architecture
      • 3.04 Security Models
      • 3.05 Evaluation Criteria
      • 3.06 System Security
      • 3.07 CPU
      • 3.08 Memory
      • 3.09 Security Mode
      • 3.10 Cloud Computing
      • 3.11 IOT
      • 3.12 Industrial Control System (ICS)
      • 3.13 Cryptography
      • 3.14 Encryption Methods
      • 3.15 DES
      • 3.16 Asymmetric Cryptography
      • 3.17 Public Key Infrastructure
      • 3.18 Cryptanalysis
      • 3.19 Key Management
      • 3.20 Critical Path Analysis
      • 3.21 Site Location
      • 3.22 Fire
      • 3.23 HVAC
      • 3.24 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 05 - Communications and Network Security

      • 4.01 Introduction
      • 4.02 Network Architecture and Design
      • 4.03 IP Addressing
      • 4.04 Network Protocols
      • 4.05 Transmission Media
      • 4.06 Firewall
      • 4.07 Intrusion Detection System and Intrusion Prevention System
      • 4.08 Network Access Control (NAC)
      • 4.09 Content Delivery Network (CDN)
      • 4.10 Networks
      • 4.11 Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
      • 4.12 Remote Access
      • 4.13 Internet Security Protocol (IPsec)
      • 4.14 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
      • 4.15 Phreaking
      • 4.16 Secure Access Protocols
      • 4.17 Wireless Technologies
      • 4.18 Network Attacks
      • 4.19 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 06 - Identity and Access Management

      • 5.01 Identity and Access Management
      • 5.02 Identity and Access Management
      • 5.03 Identity Management
      • 5.04 Biometrics
      • 5.05 Passwords
      • 5.06 Tokens
      • 5.07 Memory Cards and Smart Cards
      • 5.08 Access and Authorization Concepts
      • 5.09 Identity Management Implementation
      • 5.10 Kerberos
      • 5.11 Access Control Types
      • 5.12 Access Control Models
      • 5.13 Access Control Tools and Techniques
      • 5.14 Accountability
      • 5.15 Access Control Monitoring
      • 5.16 Identity Proofing
      • 5.17 Markup Languages
      • 5.18 Identity as a Service (IDaaS)
      • 5.19 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 07 - Security Assessment and Testing

      • 6.01 Security Assessment and Testing
      • 6.02 Security Assessment
      • 6.03 Vulnerability Assessment
      • 6.04 Penetration Testing
      • 6.05 Audits
      • 6.06 Log Management
      • 6.07 Synthetic Transaction and Real Transaction
      • 6.08 Testing
      • 6.09 Software Testing
      • 6.10 Interface
      • 6.11 Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
      • 6.12 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 08 - Security Operations

      • 7.01 Security Operations
      • 7.02 Investigation
      • 7.03 Forensic Investigation
      • 7.04 Evidence
      • 7.05 Electronic Discovery
      • 7.06 Incident Management
      • 7.07 Security Operations Management
      • 7.08 Identity and Access Management
      • 7.09 Assets
      • 7.10 Malware
      • 7.11 Management
      • 7.12 Recovery and Backup
      • 7.13 Disaster Recovery
      • 7.14 Perimeter Security
      • 7.15 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 09 - Software Development Security

      • 8.01 Software Development Security
      • 8.02 Importance of Software Development Security
      • 8.03 Programming Concepts
      • 8.04 Systems Development Life Cycle
      • 8.05 Application Program Interface
      • 8.06 Software Security and Assurance
      • 8.07 Database and Data Warehouse Environments
      • 8.08 Knowledge Management
      • 8.09 Web Application Environment
      • 8.10 Security Threats and Attacks
      • 8.11 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
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CISSP Exam & Certification

  • How do I become a CISSP certified professional?

    The CISSP exam, a computer-based test conducted worldwide at the Pearson VUE test centers, needs to be cleared to become a CISSP certified professional.


    For US, Canada, and Europe students: Exam Pass Guarantee*

    Candidates get the Exam Pass Guarantee by Simplilearn on completing the CISSP course. If they fail the ISC2 CISSP final exam, a voucher (free of cost) is offered to retake the exam.

    T&C for claiming the retake voucher as a part of the exam pass guarantee:

    • Attend a minimum of one instructor-led class
    • Pass in at least 3 out of 5 test papers with more than 85% score
    • The final exam must be attempted within 30 days of finishing the course
    • Submit the failure notice provided by ISC2

  • What are the prerequisites for CISSP certification?

    Professionals who wish to advance their Information Security career by developing credibility and mobility can take the CISSP training in Dallas. To achieve the CISSP certificate from ISSC2, candidates need to have a minimum of 5 years of recent full-time professional work experience in 2 or more of the 8 domains of the CISSP – CBK 2018.
    Candidates who do not have the required experience will be given an ISC2 associate title. On gaining 5 years of experience and submission of its proof, the associate certificate will be replaced by CISSP certificate. 

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    There are following conditions to get the CISSP course completion certificate from Simplilearn:
    Online Classroom
    Candidates need to attend one entire batch of CISSP training and score at least 60% in one simulation test.
    Online Self-learning
    Candidates need to finish 85% of the course and score at least 60% in one simulation test.

  • What is the passing score for the CISSP Certification exam?

    To pass the CISSP certification exam, candidates need to score at least 700 marks.

  • How do I fill out and submit the CISSP application form online?

    To fill the application for CISSP exam:

    1. Check the exam availability by credential
    2. Create an account on the Pearson VUE website and review the Pearson VUE NDA
    3. Select a suitable test center and time to take the exam 
    4. Make the payment

  • Do you provide assistance for the exam application process?

    Yes, Simplilearn provides guidance related to the exam application process. Candidates can visit the Help and Support portal to get more details.

  • How many attempts do I have to pass the CISSP exam?

    You will have three attempts to pass the exam in a calendar year. In case the candidate does not clear the CISSP exam in their first attempt, they will have to wait for a period of 30 days before re-attempting the exam. If the candidate fails to clear the exam in the second attempt also, they will have to wait for 90-days before taking up the exam again. If the third attempt to clear the exam was also not successful, then the candidate will have to wait for 180-days before re-appearing for the exam. Candidates will not be allowed to take up this exam more than 3 times in a 12 months period.

  • How long does it take to receive the CISSP Certification exam results?

    Candidates can expect the results to be declared within 2-4 weeks.

  • How long is the CISSP Certification valid for?

    The CISSP certification has three years of validity.

  • If I fail the CISSP Exam, how soon can I retake it?

    After 30 days of the initially failed attempt, candidates can retake the test.

  • If I fail in the CISSP Exam, can I apply for re-evaluation?

    Re-evaluation is not applicable in the case of CISSP Exam.

  • I have passed the CISSP Certification examination. When and how do I receive my certificate?

    Within 4-6 weeks of receiving the results email, candidates can expect to get their certification via email.

  • Are the training and course material effective in preparing me for the CISSP exam?

    Candidates can get the confidence to pass the CISSP exam with Simplilearn’s training and course material. With a Global Learning Framework and hands-on learning approach, the training program provides deep insights into the subject and knowledge that is beneficial post the exam.

  • What if I miss a class?

    To facilitate the candidates, Simplilearn gives access to the recordings of each session which they can review before the next class. Flexi-Pass learning involves 15 training sessions that are accessible for 90 days.

  • How do I schedule/book my exam?

    Please click the below link for information regarding the booking process.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this Free CISSP Exam Prep Practice Test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum. 

CISSP Course Reviews

Ebenezer Fowobaje
Ebenezer Fowobaje Product Owner at High Products Consulting, Dallas

The training is very efficient and accurate...Simple and direct teaching technique was helpful.

Peter Bartow
Peter Bartow Sr Project Manager IT PMO at University of Miami, Miami

I enjoyed taking the class with so many people from all over the world.

John Perrin
John Perrin Cybersecurity Specialist, Little Rock

I was searching for CISSP training that met my needs and stayed within my budget. Simplilearn seemed to be the most flexible and also the most reasonably priced. Perfect match! The course was comprehensive… Good content, great instructor… The explanation of the various security/integrity models was really good. We were encouraged to interact and participate in the discussions. Now, I am looking forward to taking the exam, instead of feeling anxious.

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Erik Smidt
Erik Smidt Sr. Security Manager, Washington

The course was well balanced and covered each domain clearly and in good detail. The instructor was very knowledgeable and led a very effective course.

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Rohit Dohare
Rohit Dohare IT Security and Compliance @ Anglepoint Inc., San Francisco

I would like to thank Simplilearn for providing a knowledgeable trainer. It was a great experience with Simplilearn team.

Rakesh Sharma
Rakesh Sharma IT Consultancy and Advisory, Mumbai

I loved the course on CISSP® - Certified Information Systems Security Professional from Simplilearn. It was concise, comprehensive and easy to follow. Their videos, live sessions, and exams are excellent.

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Madhan Mohan Venkatasamy
Madhan Mohan Venkatasamy Security Consultant at IBM India Private Limited, Bangalore

I had enrolled Simplilearn software security course CISSP® - Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification. It has been excellent as it covers all the bases from study material to Q&A's, all with the convenience of preparing from home, through online. Their material is amazing and is highly competitive cyber security course. I would recommend Simplilearn for preparation of any IT software based competitive exam.

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Fernandez Vijay
Fernandez Vijay Technical Specialist - Security at Microland Limited, Bangalore

Simplilearn has been a great learning platform for me. I had enrolled for CISSP and my expectation was met, with the expertise the trainer had on the concepts. I look forward to doing more course with Simplilearn.

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Thomas Kurian
Thomas Kurian Information Security Engineer at Kuwaiti Canadian Consulting Group, Kuwait

The training is online and interactive. The recordings are also shared for our reference.

Vijay Chaitanya Reddy Kovvuri
Vijay Chaitanya Reddy Kovvuri Information Security at Syntel, Pune

Interactive sessions...Example scenarios are good...The overall flow was good…

Manoj Sharma
Manoj Sharma Information Security Manager, Delhi

The precise syllabus, quality of webEx app, the quality of trainers and the ease of use of Simplilearn website... Highly satisfied.

R Giri
R Giri Sr.Manager - IT at Syndicate Bank, Bangalore

The concepts of the Instructor was mind-blowing...Lots of Industry examples...Very well organized...

Akbar Ali
Akbar Ali Systems Engineer at Allscripts, Pune

One of the interesting and interactive sessions I have ever attended.

Nityanand Singh
Nityanand Singh Associate Manager-IT Operations at Tredence, Bangalore

Really good training. It helped me to clear a lot of doubts which were present in my mind for a long time.

Sujay Sonar
Sujay Sonar Business Analyst at Cognizant Technology Solutions, Pune

The course content is very good and satisfactory. The trainer is also good with his teaching abilities.

CISSP Training FAQs

  • What are the course objectives?

    The CISSP training in Dallas offered by Simplilearn prepares you to pass the CISSP certification exam and is aligned with the requirements of (ISC)² CBK 2018. The training makes you aware of the industry’s latest best practices, and you can develop expertise in defining the architecture of the organization. You can also learn how to design, build, and maintain a secure business environment for your organization using globally approved Information Security standards.
    The demand for skilled IT security professionals is continually rising as many organizations have reported security breaches. A shortage of 1.5 million security professionals is predicted in the year 2019 according to the report by Frost and Sullivan.

  • What skills will you learn in this CISSP training course?

    The CISSP training in Dallas enables the learners to:
    • Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to pass the CISSP certification exam.
    • Earn the requisite 30 CPEs required to take up the CISSP certification exam.
    • Develop working knowledge in the 8 domains prescribed by the CISSP Common Book of Knowledge, 2018.
    • Be able to define the architecture, design, and management of the security of your organization.

  • Who should take the CISSP training in Dallas?

    Recruiters around the world acknowledge the CISSP certification as basic qualification criteria to hire professionals in the IT security field. It is ideal for:
    • Network Architects
    • Security Systems Engineers
    • Security Consultants/Managers
    • Security Auditors/Architects
    • IT Directors/Managers
    • Chief Information Security Officers

  • What types of projects will you complete during the course?

    The CISSP certification training in Dallas does not involve any projects.

  • What types of jobs can benefit from a CISSP certification?

    The following professionals find the CISSP certification beneficial:

    • Information security manager
    • Cloud security enablement engineer
    • Cybersecurity strategy leader
    • Lead information security engineer
    • Information security audit professional

  • What are the career benefits of the CISSP Certification?

    Organizations are seen to invest heavily in IT security owing to the rising incidents of Information security breaches around the world. This has led to increasing job opportunities for information security professionals. Employees can verify their skills through a CISSP certification, and it ensures that they have:

    • Expertise in technologies that improve an organization’s security structure
    • Knowledge of eight important security areas ranging from access control to software development 
    • Technical security and managerial proficiency

  • Who are the instructors for the live classroom training?

    All our highly-qualified trainers are CISSP certified with more than 16 years of experience working in the domain.

  • What certification will I receive after completing the CISSP training in Dallas?

    A course completion certificate along including 30 hours CPE’s certificate is awarded by Simplilearn to the candidates who complete the CISSP training in Dallas successfully. 

  • How does online classroom training work?

    The online classroom training refers to the live video streaming of the sessions in which a trainer who is CISSP certified and has 16+ years of work experience conducts the class. A global audience is also present during the classes to enhance the candidate’s learning.

  • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    The CISSP training is carried out via live video streaming. The sessions are conversational and allow students to communicate with the mentors during the class. Moreover, the classes are recorded and provided to the candidates to review in the future. 

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The tools you’ll need to attend CISSP training in Dallas are:
    • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
    • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
    • Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
    • Headset, speakers and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instruction clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

  • What else will I receive as part of the CISSP training in Dallas?

    Apart from the high-quality e-learning content, Simplilearn provides tips and tricks videos and practice simulation tests to reinforce the candidate’s learning. Candidates will get the confidence to solve the toughest exam questions by also getting an online participant handbook with cross-references to the e-learning segments.

  • Is the CISSP exam fee included in the course fee?

    Yes. The exam fee is included. You can directly schedule your exam through to schedule the exam.

  • How many questions are there in the CISSP certification exam?

    The CISSP exam may consist of 100-150 MCQs as it has now moved to adaptive testing platform. It is conducted for 3 hours.

  • Do you provide assistance in the exam application process?

    Yes, Simplilearn helps the candidates in the exam application process. Learners can visit and ask any course-related question.

  • How does Simplilearn assure me that the training and course material delivered is effective?

    Simplilearn’s training and course material can be depended upon to achieve good results in the CISSP exam. The hands-on learning approach allows the candidates to retain their knowledge even after passing the exam.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    The enrollment in the CISSP training program can be cancelled if the candidate feels it necessary. After deducing the administration fee, the remaining amount gets refunded to the candidate. Read Simplilearn’s Refund Policy to find out more.

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Whom should I contact?

    The Live Chat link or Contact Us form can be used to get in touch with the customer representatives of Simplilearn. The team is dedicated to providing more details about the CISSP training program.

  • What is the Certification Process?

    You can get trained to face the difficulties of the IT world by undergoing the CISSP training in Dallas. To unlock the Simplilearn certificate, you should:
    • Attend one entire batch or complete 85% of the self-paced course
    • Pass the simulations exams if they are included in the course 
    • Complete a project and get it approved by our domain experts
    • If you face any difficulties in completing the project, we provide all the necessary guidance to get it approved.

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    Simplilearn appoints individuals who are expert in Information Security and have a minimum of 16 years of work experience, including 10-12 years of training experience. Profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo form the part of our selection process followed to hire the instructors. Individuals also need to have high alumni rating to be eligible for becoming a faculty at Simplilearn.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Simplilearn’s CISSP trainers are highly qualified and guide you to get certified successfully. They enhance the learning experience of the candidates throughout the course. Starting from class onboard to project mentoring as well as job assistance, our dedicated team engage the students proactively. Teaching assistance from the instructors is available during business hours. 

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    The support team of Simplilearn is available 24/7 via calls, chat, or email. Simplilearn’s community forum can also be used to get the on-demand assistance. The forum can be accessed even after the course completion to ask any CISSP related query from our dedicated team.

  • What does it mean to be GSA approved course?

    The CISSP training course is a part of Simplilearn’s contract with GSA (only US). There is special pricing for agencies and organizations that are approved by GSA. Get more details here.

  • How do I know if I am eligible to buy this course at GSA price?

    To enroll in the CISSP training course at GSA price, candidates should be employed with GSA approved organizations and agencies. You can find the list of GSA approved agencies here.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

CISSP Course Advisor

Dean Pompilio
Dean Pompilio Technical Trainer, Owner- Steppingstonesolutions Inc

Mr.Pompilio has been an IT Professional since 1989. He has worn many hats along the way and holds over 20 IT certifications which include EC-Council CEI, CEH, CHFI, CISSP, CISA, CISM. His passion is to help IT professionals achieve their training goals and career growth.

CISSP Certification Training Course in Dallas, TX

Dallas is the third largest city in Texas. It is home to a vibrant cultural and arts scene with many museums as well as being a popular center for business. In recent years, Dallas has grown to have one of the largest concentrations of corporate headquarters for publicly traded companies in the United States. Because it is a big business hub, it is important that professionals based in Dallas adapt to the changing dynamics of their field and keep their certifications and qualifications current.

Considered the gold standard in the IT security field, CISSP is designed to train people in the field of information assurance. In this course, professionals will learn to define all aspects of IT security. Aligned to the (ISC)² CBK 2015 requirements, this course is extensive and result-driven. Professionals who take this course will be able to identify weak spots in IT infrastructure and mend them before an attack. Certified security specialists have the potential to earn up to $100,000 a year and are in demand globally.

If you’re seeking a CISSP certification course in Dallas, Simplilearn’s blended learning delivery model combines the convenience of self-paced online training with the personal motivation of live virtual classroom instruction, the reinforcement of relevant practical projects and the support of 24/7 live teaching assistants. Our CISSP certification training course in Dallas is crafted by experts to help you prepare for and pass the CISSP certification exam in your first attempt. This training program provides hands-on experience and gets you ready for information security roles in the industry. Simplilearn understands that a CISSP Certification training course in Dallas is not just a milestone but the start of your journey on the path of continuous improvement. Make the most of your current or future information security career with an intensive training course for CISSP certification in Dallas from Simplilearn.

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