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 must pass the CISSP exam to become certified. The CISSP exam is a computer-based test (CBT) administered at Pearson VUE Testing centres around the world.


  • What are the prerequisites for CISSP certification?

    Professionals who aim for a good career growth in Information Security by acquiring the mobility and credibility find this CISSP training most advantageous. For the aspirants, it is mandatory to have a minimum of 5 years of recent full-time work experience in 2 or more of the 8 CISSP domains - CBK 2018 to achieve the CISSP certificate from ISC2. Candidates without 5 years of experience, will receive an ISC2 associate title which can be replaced with the CISSP certificate on gaining and submitting the proof of experience.

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

    For Online Classroom:
    • Attend one entire batch of CISSP training
    • Achieve at least 60% in the simulation test
    For Online Self-learning:
    • Candidates need to finish 85% of the CISSP course
    • Achieve at least 60% in the simulation test

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

    Candidates need a passing score of 700 to clear the CISSP certification exam.

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

    Follow the given steps:

    1. Review CISSP exam availability by credential.
    2. Create an account on the Pearson VUE website and review the Person VUE NDA.
    3. Choose the appropriate test center and appointment time
    4. Complete the payment

  • Do you provide assistance for the exam application process?

    Yes, Simplilearn guides the candidates regarding the exam application process. To know more, visit our Help and Support portal. 

  • 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 need to wait for 2-4 weeks to receive the CISSP exam result.

  • How long is the CISSP Certification valid for?

    The CISSP certification comes with three years of validity.

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

    After a first failed attempt, candidates can retake the test after 30 days.

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

    The CISSP exam is not subject to re-evaluation. 

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

    Candidates can expect to receive the certification via email 4-6 weeks after they get their CISSP exam result email.

  • What if I miss a class?

    Candidates of Flexi-Pass learning are provided access to 15 online sessions for 90 days by Simplilearn. Each session is recorded and its access is given to the candidates for review on missing a class.

  • 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

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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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.

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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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.

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.

Sivakumar Veerabadran
Sivakumar Veerabadran Senior Consultant, Chennai

The training was very helpful to understand CISSP topics.

CISSP Training FAQs

  • What are the course objectives?

    The CISSP certification training in Mumbai enhances your skills in defining the architecture and to design, build, and maintain a secure business environment for the organization using worldwide acknowledged Information Security standards. The training is aligned with the requirements of (ISC)² CBK 2015. You can pass the CISSP exam in your initial attempt by knowing the industry’s recent best practices. 
    The need for skilled IT security professionals is increasing at a rapid rate as we come across many security breaches being reported. By 2019, there will be a shortage of 1.5 million IT security professionals as per the report of Frost and Sullivan.

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

    The CISSP certification training in Mumbai helps the candidate develop the following skills:

    • Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to pass the CISSP certification exam.
    • Understand the 8 domains prescribed by the CISSP Common Book of Knowledge, 2015.
    • Earn the 30 CPEs necessary to take up the CISSP certification exam.
    • Define the architecture, design, and management of your organization’s security.

  • Who should take the CISSP certification training in Mumbai?

    In the field of IT security, the CISSP certification is acknowledged worldwide as a professional requirement. The CISSP certification training in Mumbai is ideal for:
    • Chief Information Security Officers
    • Security Systems Engineers
    • Security Auditors/Architects
    • Network Architects
    • IT Directors/Managers
    • Security Consultants/Managers

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

    The CISSP course does not include any projects to be completed.

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

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

  • What are the career benefits of the CISSP Certification?

    The requirement for Information Security professionals has increased considerably due to the fact that there have been rising incidents of information security breaches in organizations. The CISSP certification will validate your skills in:

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

  • What is the average salary for a Information Security Engineer in Mumbai?

    PayScale estimates that the Information Security Engineers are capable of earning a median salary of Rs 1,220,838 a year in Mumbai. Undertaking a CISSP®- Certified Information Systems Security Professional training program results in even higher salary packages.

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

    Professionals can aim for the following job roles specific to the Cyber Security domain in Mumbai:

    • Info Security Analyst
    • Cyber Security
    • Service Operations IT Security
    • Associate Consultant Risk
    • Sr. Management Info Security

  • Which companies are hiring Information Security Engineers in Mumbai?

    Mumbai provides many job opportunities for skilled Cyber Security professionals through companies like Network Intelligence, PL, Deloitte, Control Case, Vitasta Consulting, Skillventory, Kaspersky, and CISA.

  • 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 Mumbai?

    Simplilearn offers a course completion certificate as well as 32 hours CPE's certificate to the candidates who complete the CISSP course successfully.

  • How does online classroom training work?

    A CISSP certified trainer conducts the live training sessions for the CISSP course. The trainers have 16+ years of work experience. To enhance your learning experience, a global audience also attends the sessions.

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

    The classes for CISSP are conducted via live online video streaming. Candidates can communicate with the mentors during the sessions. Recordings of each session are also provided if candidates miss the class.

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

    To attend the CISSP training in Mumbai, the required tools are:
    • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
    • Windows: Windows XP SP3 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 Mumbai?

    The CISSP training includes rich e-learning content, practice simulation tests, as well as tips and tricks videos to best, prepare you for the CISSP exam. To reinforce your learning, we also provide an online participant handbook with cross-references to the e-learning segments.

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

    No. The exam fee is not 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 is conducted for 3 hours. Having an adaptive testing platform, the exam can have 100-150 MCQs.

  • What is the cost of CISSP certification exam?

    The exam voucher for CISSP is priced at $699.

  • Do you provide assistance in the exam application process?

    Candidates can visit and post any questions related to the course or the exam application process. Our support team will be available to guide you.

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

    Simplilearn’s course material on CISSP is designed to provide knowledge that is revived past the exam. The candidates are trained with a hands-on learning approach.

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

    If necessary, candidates can cancel their enrollment for CISSP training. An administration fee will be deducted and the remaining amount will be refunded. Our Refund Policy provides more details.

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

    Participants are allowed to contact the Simplilearn’s support team via Contact Us form or the Live Chat link. Both the options are provided on the right of our website.

  • What is the Certification Process?

    The certification process for Simplilearn’s CISSP course is well-marked and helps the candidates to face the difficulties of the IT domain. The steps to unlock the certificate are mentioned below:
    • Attend one full batch or complete 85% of the CISSP course
    • Pass the simulation exam if your course includes them
    • Submit one project to be evaluated by the domain experts
    • If the domain experts reject your project, we will provide the required assistance to get it approved in your next trial.

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    Simplilearn follows a strict selection process for CISSP trainers involving profile screening, technical evaluation, and live training demo. Individuals after passing this process are allowed to mentor our candidates. We make sure that our CISSP trainers have 16+ years of work experience, including 10-12 years of teaching experience.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    The trainers at Simplilearn are domain experts and they are capable of keeping the candidates interactive throughout the course. The mentors train the students from class onboarding till project completion, and we strive that they get certified in their first attempt. The trainers are available to give assistance during working hours.

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

    Simplilearn provides a support team that provides on-demand teaching assistance on its community forum. There is the support option through chat, email, and calls available 24/7 to discuss CISSP related queries. Moreover, the community forum comes with an unlimited period of access, even after course completion. 

  • 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 Mumbai, India

Mumbai is the capital of the state of Maharashtra and the the most populous city in all of India. As the financial and commercial capital of India, Mumbai hosts many national and multinational companies. This includes quite a  few from the Fortune Global 500 companies, many foreign banks and companies like TCS and Accenture.

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 Mumbai, 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 Mumbai 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 Mumbai 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 Mumbai from Simplilearn.

Our Mumbai Correspondence / Mailing address

Simplilearn Solutions Pvt Ltd, 74/II, “C” Cross Road, Opp Gate No 2, Seepz, Andheri East, Mumbai- 400093, Maharashtra, India, Call us at: 1800-212-7688

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