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?

    You can become a CISSP certified professional after passing the CISSP exam. The computer-based exam is conducted worldwide at Pearson VUE testing centers. 
    The link is:

    For the US, Canada, and Europe students: Exam Pass Guarantee*
    An exam Pass Guarantee is offered by Simplilearn to the aspirants. Aspirants are given a voucher (free of charge) for retaking the exam after a failed attempt in the ISC2 CISSP exam.

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

    1. Attend a minimum of one complete trainer-led online class
    2. Submit proof of failure given by ISC2
    3. Achieve more than 85% score in at least 3 of the 5 test papers provided with the CISSP course
    4. Must appear for the CISSP exam within 30 days of completing the course

  • What are the prerequisites for CISSP certification?

    The prerequisite for ISC2 organized CISSP certification is:
    A minimum of 5 years of full-time work experience in 2 or more out of 8 CISSP – CBK 2018 domains.
    Applicants who do not have the required experience are awarded an ISC2 associate title. The title gets replaced with CISSP certificate on gaining the necessary 5 years of experience and submitting its proof.
    To advance a career in Information Security domain, professionals can undergo CISSP training and gain the required mobility and credibility.

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

    The Simplilearn certificate can be obtained by the following steps:
    • For Online Classroom learning, one entire batch needs to attend along with a simulation test with at least a 60% score.
    • Applicants need to finish 85% of the course and pass a simulation test with at least a 60% score for Online Self-Paced learning.

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

    Learners need to score a minimum of 700 to pass the CISSP certification exam.

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

    1. Review exam availability by credential.
    2. Create an account in the Pearson VUE website and check the Pearson VUE NDA.
    3. Find a convenient test center to take the exam
    4. Then select the appropriate time
    5. Complete the payment.

  • Do you provide assistance for the exam application process?

    Applicants can visit the Help and Support portal to get the assistance regarding the CISSP exam application process from Simplilearn.

  • 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?

    Aspirants can expect to get the CISSP exam result in 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?

    The CISSP exam can be retaken after 30 days of the failed attempt.

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

    There is no reevaluation of the CISSP exam for a failed attempt.

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

    After receiving the CISSP exam results email, learners can expect to get their certificate email within 4-6 weeks.

  • What if I miss a class?

    Learners can access the recordings of each session, that Simplilearn provides, on missing a session. Learners who enroll for Flexi-Pass can attend 15 sessions for a period of 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

Doreen Robin Phillips
Doreen Robin Phillips Consultant - Global Mobility, Hyderabad

Training was good, elaborations are very good and the case study shared was great.

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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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.

Chandrakant Khairnar
Chandrakant Khairnar Product Manager, Mumbai

Training was up to the mark, solved my purpose of joining the course, a kick-starter to exam preparation and getting the basics right.

Jenish James
Jenish James IT Security Analyst at Halliburton, Pune

The training was nice and to the point. The trainer was nice and helpful. He cleared all our course-related doubts.

Rohit Pandita
Rohit Pandita Manager, Mumbai

Scenario based examples with elaborate details when required. Very strategic and useful way of teaching.

Melwyn Menezes
Melwyn Menezes Mumbai

It was a very good and informative training program conducted by Simplilearn.

Sarang Chalikwar
Sarang Chalikwar Security Architect, Mumbai

Excellent training; the trainer is having in-depth knowledge in all domains. He was able to map his experience with real time examples while delivering sessions.

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CISSP Training FAQs

  • What are the course objectives?

    The CISSP certification course in Hyderabad offered by Simplilearn is ideal for professionals preparing for the CISSP exam. The course is aligned to the (ISC)² CBK 2015 requirements and educates you on the industry’s latest best practices. You will be able to use Information Security standards that are globally approved for the organization to design, build, and maintain a safe business environment.
    There is a huge rise in the requirement of skilled IT security professionals as many companies have reported security breaches. A shortage of 1.5 million security professionals is expected in the year 2019 according to Frost and Sullivan. 

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

    The CISSP training in Hyderabad can be taken up to learn the following:
    • Develop working knowledge in the 8 domains prescribed by the CISSP Common Book of Knowledge, 2015.
    • Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to pass the CISSP certification exam.
    • Define the architecture, design, and management of the security of your organization.

    Along with that, you can also earn the requisite 30 CPEs required to take up the CISSP certification exam.

  • Who should take the CISSP training in Hyderabad?

    Professionals of the IT security domain undergo CISSP certification as it is the most acknowledged professional requirement of this field across the world. The following professionals find the CISSP certification ideal:
    • Security Consultants/Managers
    • Security Systems Engineers
    • Chief Information Security Officers
    • IT Directors/Managers
    • Network Architects 
    • Security Auditors/Architects

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

    The CISSP course does not include any projects.

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

    The CISSP certification is beneficial for:

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

  • What are the career benefits of the CISSP Certification?

    Information security professionals are in growing demand as many companies are now investing heavily in IT security. The reason is the rising incidents of breaches in the information security of the organizations. Learners can develop the following skills by undertaking the CISSP certification training:

    • 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

  • What is the average salary for an Information Security Engineer in Hyderabad?

    An average salary of Rs 1,390,000 per year is expected to be earned by Information Security Engineers in Hyderabad, as per the survey of Payscale. Professionals who undergo CISSP®- Certified Information Systems Security Professional program has the capability of earning even more.

  • What are other types of roles within the Cyber Security space available in Hyderabad?

    Various job roles are offered by companies in Hyderabad in the domain of cybersecurity. Listed below are some of them:

    • Security Engineer
    • Cybersecurity Testing
    • Information Security Consultant
    • Application Security
    • Cybersecurity Architect

  • Which companies are hiring Information Security Engineers in Hyderabad?

    There are many companies in Hyderabad that have a requirement for skilled Information Security Engineers. Some of them are Wells Fargo, Honeywell, OSI Systems, HSBC, Service Now, and Solenis.

  • 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 Hyderabad?

    Applicants who complete the CISSP certification training in Hyderabad get the following:
    1. A course completion certificate
    2. 32 hours CPE certificate

  • How does online classroom training work?

    Simplilearn offers the online classroom training for the CISSP course via live video streaming. A CISSP certified trainer who has more than 16 years of work experience conducts the classes in the presence of a global audience and enhance the learning experience of the learners.

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

    There is live online video streaming of all the classes that form a part of the CISSP training program. During the sessions, applicants can participate in the discussions and ask their questions to the mentors. Recordings of each session are also provided for reference in the future.

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

    The CISSP training can be attended with the following tools:
    • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
    • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
    • Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
    • Headset, speakers, and microphone

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

    The CISSP training in Hyderabad offers the following to the applicants:
    • Best-in-class e-learning course material
    • Practice simulation tests
    • Tips and tricks videos
    • Online participant handbook with cross-references to the e-learning segments

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

    No, the CISSP course fee does not include the exam fee as well. Visit the website to book the exam.
    The exam fee is specifically included with the course fee for Canada, America, and Europe only.

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

    The CISSP exam is conducted for 3 hours and may consist of 100 - 150 MCQs as the exam has moved to an adaptive testing platform.

  • What is the cost of CISSP certification?

    Applicants need to pay $699 for the CISSP exam voucher.

  • Do you provide assistance in the exam application process?

    Any queries regarding the course or the exam application process can be posted at Simplilearn provides the necessary assistance.

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

    Aspirants get the confidence to pass the CISSP exam with Simplilearn’s training and course material as it adopts a practical learning approach. The training provides relevant knowledge that is beneficial beyond the exam as well.

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

    Yes, applicants can cancel their enrollment in the CISSP course. They get a complete refund after deduction of the administration fee. Our Refund Policy can be checked for further details.

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

    Applicants can use the Contact Us form available on Simplilearn website to learn more about the training program. We also have a Live Chat option which is active 24/7 for customer assistance.

  • What is the Certification Process?

    Professionals can easily face the difficulties in IT world by undertaking Simplilearn’s CISSP training in Hyderabad. The course completion certificate can be achieved by:
    • Attending one entire batch or finishing 85% of the course
    • Submitting a project and getting it assessed by the domain experts
    • Passing the simulation exams, if they are included in the course.

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    The instructors for Simplilearn’s CISSP course in Hyderabad are highly qualified, have 10+ years of relevant work and training experience. A strict selection procedure is adopted by Simplilearn to recruit the trainers. The procedure involves profile screening, technical assessment, and a training demonstration. A high alumni rating is also expected from the trainers.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    A dedicated team of subject matter experts forms a part of Simplilearn’s CISSP training in Hyderabad. The learning experience of the aspirants is enhanced by our trainers throughout the course. From class onboarding to project mentoring and job guidance, the trainers help you get certified in the initial effort. The teaching assistant is available during business hours.

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

    The support team of Simplilearn is available to provide 24/7 guidance through calls, email or chat regarding the CISSP course. A community forum moderated by a dedicated team can also be used by the applicants to get the on-demand assistance. The community forum, moreover, comes with unlimited access.

  • 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 Training & Certification in Hyderabad, India

Hyderabad is a growing metropolitan area of the Southern Indian state of Telangana. The city was historically  a prosperous diamond and pearl trading center, but is now home to more than 1,300 IT firms, including: Google, IBM, Yahoo, Dell, Facebook, Infosys, TCS, Wipro and more. Therefore, Hyderabad offers  IT professionals plenty of opportunities to grow in their careers.

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 16 lakhs a year and are in demand globally.

If you’re seeking a CISSP training and certification course in Hyderabad, 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 course in Hyderabad is crafted by experts to help you prepare for and pass the CISSP certification exam on your first attempt. This training program provides hands-on experience and gets you ready for security specialist roles in the industry. Simplilearn understands that a CISSP Training and Certification in Hyderabad 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 security specialist career with an intensive training course for CISSP training and certification in Hyderabad from Simplilearn.


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