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CISSP Certification Course Overview

This CISSP certification encompasses the definition of IT architecture and the creation, development, and upkeep of a secure business environment using globally recognized security standards. This comprehensive training also encompasses industry-ready methodologies, equipping you with the necessary knowledge to excel in the CISSP certification exam

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CISSP Training Course Key Features

  • Passing the CISSP Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD 8570.1
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • Guaranteed to Run Live Sessions on Specified Dates
  • CISSP Exam Voucher Included
  • 5 simulation test papers to prepare you for CISSP certification
  • Up-to-date CISSP curriculum with interactive exercises
  • Passing the CISSP Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD 8570.1
  • CISSP Exam Voucher Included
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • 5 simulation test papers to prepare you for CISSP certification
  • Guaranteed to Run Live Sessions on Specified Dates
  • Up-to-date CISSP curriculum with interactive exercises
  • Passing the CISSP Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD 8570.1
  • CISSP Exam Voucher Included
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • 5 simulation test papers to prepare you for CISSP certification
  • Guaranteed to Run Live Sessions on Specified Dates
  • Up-to-date CISSP curriculum with interactive exercises

Skills Covered

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Security Architecture and Engineering
  • Identity and Access Management IAM
  • Security Operations
  • Asset Security
  • Communication and Network Security
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Software development security
  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security
  • Security Architecture and Engineering
  • Communication and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management IAM
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software development security
  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security
  • Security Architecture and Engineering
  • Communication and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management IAM
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software development security

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Benefits

A CISSP certification validates your skills in IT security. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts a total of 3.5 million Cyber Security jobs by 2025. The global Cyber Security market is expected to reach USD $282.3 Billion by 2024, growing at a rate of 11.1-percent annually.

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Training Options

Self-Paced Learning

  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content curated by industry experts
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Program Fee as low as :

$ 2,900

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  • 90 days of flexible access to online classes
  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content and live class recordings
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support
  • Batches in alignment with the new version
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Customised to enterprise needs

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  • Flexible pricing options
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  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

CISSP Course Curriculum

Eligibility


Minimum five years cumulative, full-time experience in two or more of the CISSP Exam Outline domains.
Post-secondary degree in computer science, IT, or related fields may substitute for up to one year of experience.
An additional credential from the ISC2 approved list may also substitute for up to one year of experience.
Part-time work and internships can count towards the experience requirement.

OR

Candidates without the required experience can become an Associate of ISC2 by passing the CISSP examination.
Associates have six years to earn the necessary five years of required experience.
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Pre-requisites

Work Experience

Full-Time Experience: Your work experience is accrued monthly. Thus, you must have worked a minimum of 35 hours/week for four weeks in order to accrue one month of work experience.

Part-Time Experience: Your part-time experience cannot be less than 20 hours a week and no more than 34 hours a week.
- 1040 hours of part-time = 6 months of full time experience
- 2080 hours of part-time = 12 months of full time experience

Internship: Paid or unpaid internship is acceptable. You will need documentation on company/organization letterhead confirming your position as an intern. If you are interning at a school, the document can be on the registrar's stationery.
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Course Content

  • CISSP® - Certified Information Systems Security Professional

    Preview
    • Lesson 01 - Course Introduction

      07:28Preview
      • 1.01 CISSP Course Introduction
        07:28
    • Lesson 02 - Domain One: Security and Risk Management

      01:48:49Preview
      • 1.01 Introduction
        01:13
      • 1.02 Introduction to Security and Risk Management
        04:39
      • 1.03 Understand, Adhere to, and Promote Professional Ethics
        01:43
      • 1.04 Knowledge Check
      • 1.05 Understand and Apply Security Concepts
        02:01
      • 1.06 Evaluate and Apply Security Governance Principles
        03:54
      • 1.07 Goals, Mission, and Objectives
        02:40
      • 1.08 Control Frameworks, Due Care, and Due Diligence
        03:59
      • 1.09 Knowledge Check
      • 1.10 Determine Compliance and Other Requirements
        01:34
      • 1.11 Understand Legal and Regulatory Issues that Pertain to Information Security in a Holistic Context
        01:37
      • 1.12 Types of Intellectual Properties (IP) Law
        04:52
      • 1.13 OECD Principles, GDPR, and Data Protection principles
        04:12
      • 1.14 Data Protection Principles
        03:06
      • 1.15 Understand Requirements for Investigation Types
        05:10
      • 1.16 Knowledge Check
      • 1.17 Develop, Document, and Implement Security Policy, Standards,Procedures, and Guidelines
        04:02
      • 1.18 Knowledge Check
      • 1.19 Need for Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
        02:06
      • 1.20 Business Continuity Planning Phases
        01:28
      • 1.21 Business Impact Analysis
        03:29
      • 1.22 Identify Preventive Controls
        03:40
      • 1.23 Knowledge Check
      • 1.24 Contribute and Enforce Personnel Security Policies and Procedures
        05:23
      • 1.25 Introduction to Risk Management Concepts
        02:34
      • 1.26 Risk Analysis
        01:58
      • 1.27 Risk Analysis and Assessment
        04:36
      • 1.28 Countermeasure Selection
        01:48
      • 1.29 Risk Handling and Security Control Assessment
        04:12
      • 1.30 Security Control Assessment (SCA)
        02:00
      • 1.31 Risk Monitoring and Continuous Improvement
        03:41
      • 1.32 Knowledge Check
      • 1.33 Understand and Apply Threat Modeling Concepts and Methodologies
        02:13
      • 1.34 Threat Modeling Steps
        04:43
      • 1.35 DREAD Rating
        02:09
      • 1.36 Knowledge Check
      • 1.37 Apply Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Concepts
        02:01
      • 1.38 Third-Party Management and Risks
        02:47
      • 1.39 Third-Party Risk Management Life Cycle
        05:51
      • 1.40 Knowledge Check
      • 1.41 Establish and Maintain a Security Awareness, Education, and Training Program
        04:28
      • 1.42 Program Effectiveness: Evaluation
        01:49
      • 1.43 Knowledge Check
      • 1.44 Quick Recap
        01:11
      • 1.45 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 03 - Domain Two: Asset Security

      51:32Preview
      • 2.01 Introduction
        01:15
      • 2.02 Introduction to Asset Security
        05:32
      • 2.03 Identify and Classify Information and Assets
        01:58
      • 2.04 Information Classification Objectives
        04:58
      • 2.05 Knowledge Check
      • 2.06 Establish Information and Asset Handling Requirements
        05:31
      • 2.07 Provision Resources Securely
        03:45
      • 2.08 Manage Data Life Cycle
        02:38
      • 2.09 Data Life Cycle: Create, Store, and Use
        04:01
      • 2.10 Data Life Cycle: Share, Archive, and Destroy
        03:38
      • 2.11 Data Remanence and Data Destruction
        03:59
      • 2.12 Knowledge Check
      • 2.13 Ensure Appropriate Asset Retention
        02:49
      • 2.14 Data and Data Security Controls
        02:29
      • 2.15 How to Select Controls
        03:14
      • 2.16 Digital Rights Management (DRM)
        00:44
      • 2.17 Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
        03:51
      • 2.18 Quick Recap
        01:10
      • 2.19 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 04 - Domain Three: Security Architecture and Engineering

      02:05:31Preview
      • 3.01 Introduction
        01:28
      • 3.02 Introduction to Security Engineering
        01:16
      • 3.03 Research, Implement, and Manage Engineering Processes Using
        02:46
      • 3.04 Trust but Verify and Zero Trust
        01:41
      • 3.05 Privacy by Design
        02:40
      • 3.06 Knowledge Check
      • 3.07 Understand the Fundamental Concepts of Security Models
        01:08
      • 3.08_State Machine Model, Multilevel Lattice Model, Non-Interference Model, and Information Flow Model
        03:31
      • 3.09 Types of Security Models
        06:45
      • 3.10 Composition Theories, Covert Channels, and Open and Closed Systems
        03:34
      • 3.11 Knowledge Check
      • 3.12 Select Controls Based on System Security Requirements
        00:52
      • 3.13 Security Capabilities of Information Systems
        05:42
      • 3.14 Knowledge Check
      • 3.15 Assess and Mitigate the Vulnerabilities of Security Architectures
        03:19
      • 3.16 SCADA
        02:39
      • 3.17 Security Concerns of ICS
        04:01
      • 3.18 Cloud Computing
        01:58
      • 3.19 Categorization of Cloud
        03:17
      • 3.20 Internet of Things
        06:33
      • 3.21 Fog and Edge Computing
        03:37
      • 3.22 Knowledge Check
      • 3.23 Select and Determine Cryptographic Solutions
        02:44
      • 3.24 Cryptosystem Elements
        05:32
      • 3.25 Encryption Methods
        04:27
      • 3.26 Data Encryption Standards
        03:28
      • 3.27 Output Feedback, Counter, and Triple DES
        02:28
      • 3.28 Advanced Encryption Standards
        04:16
      • 3.29 Asymmetric Cryptography
        07:25
      • 3.30 Public Key Infrastructure
        02:12
      • 3.31 PKI Certificate and Processes
        02:36
      • 3.32 PKI Process: Steps
        01:09
      • 3.33 Hashing, MAC, and Digital Signatures
        04:15
      • 3.34 Key Management Principles
        02:28
      • 3.35 Knowledge Check
      • 3.36 Methods of Cryptanalytic Attacks
        04:44
      • 3.37 Knowledge Check
      • 3.38 Apply Security Principles to Site and Facility Design
        03:52
      • 3.39 Design Site and Facility Security Controls
        02:13
      • 3.40 Personnel Access Controls
        02:41
      • 3.41 Environmental Security Controls
        01:55
      • 3.42 Classes of Fires
        02:45
      • 3.43 Other Security Controls
        03:31
      • 3.44 HVAC, Power Supply, and Training
        01:50
      • 3.45 Knowledge Check
      • 3.46 Quick Recap
        02:13
      • 3.47 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 05 - Domain Four: Communication and Network Security

      01:27:31Preview
      • 4.01 Introduction
        01:24
      • 4.02 Introduction to Communications and Network Security
        01:58
      • 4.03 Assess and Implement Secure Design Principles
        03:17
      • 4.04 Physical Layer and Data Link Layer
        04:33
      • 4.05 Network Layer
        05:10
      • 4.06 Transport Layer
        06:03
      • 4.07 Session Layer and Presentation Layer
        01:54
      • 4.08 Application Layer and Protocols
        03:48
      • 4.09 Knowledge Check
      • 4.10 IP Addressing
        04:58
      • 4.11 IPv6 and Its Address Structures
        07:02
      • 4.12 Knowledge Check
      • 4.13 Internet Security Protocol(IPsec)
        02:32
      • 4.14 IPsec Security Protocols
        03:47
      • 4.15 Secure Access Protocols
        02:39
      • 4.16 Implementation of Multilayer Protocol, Fiber Channels, and Micro-Segmentation
        02:51
      • 4.17 SDN and Wireless Technologies
        03:44
      • 4.18 Cellular Network and CDN
        03:38
      • 4.19 Knowledge Check
      • 4.20 Secure Network Components
        04:16
      • 4.21 Understand Network Access Control (NAC) and Endpoint Security
        04:42
      • 4.22 Knowledge Check
      • 4.23 Implement Secure Communication Channels
        02:27
      • 4.24 Application-Level Gateway, Circuit-Level Gateway, and Network Security Terms
        02:25
      • 4.25 Remote Access Technologies
        02:07
      • 4.26 VPN Protocols
        01:40
      • 4.27 VPN Protocols: Comparison
        04:38
      • 4.28 Multimedia Collaboration, Network Function Virtualization, and Network Attacks
        04:04
      • 4.29 Quick Recap
        01:54
      • 4.30 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 06 - Spotlight Video One

      10:50
      • CISSP Spotlight One
        10:50
    • Lesson 07 - Domain Five: Identity and Access Management (IAM)

      46:03Preview
      • 5.01 Introduction
        00:57
      • 5.02 Introduction to Identity and Access Management (IAM)
        01:35
      • 5.03 Control Physical and Logical Access to Assets
        01:32
      • 5.04 Manage Identification and Authentication of People Devices and Services
        03:53
      • 5.05 Biometrics and Accuracy Measurement
        02:08
      • 5.06 Passwords and Its Types
        03:39
      • 5.07 Tokens, Token Devices, and Authorization
        05:26
      • 5.08 Federated Identity Management (FIM) and Credential Management System
        02:36
      • 5.09 Single Sign-On (SSO) and Just-In-Time (JIT)
        03:07
      • 5.10 Knowledge Check
      • 5.11 Federated Identity with a Third-Party Service
        01:48
      • 5.12 Implement and Manage Authorization Mechanisms
        02:45
      • 5.13 Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) and Risk-Based Access Control
        03:00
      • 5.14 Knowledge Check
      • 5.15 Manage the Identity and Access Provisioning Life Cycle
        02:18
      • 5.16 Privilege Escalation
        02:33
      • 5.17 Implement Authentication Systems
        03:12
      • 5.18_Kerberos and Its Steps, RADIUS, TACACS, and TACACS Plus
        03:42
      • 5.19 Quick Recap
        01:52
      • 5.20 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 08 - Domain Six: Security Assessment and Testing

      01:01:18Preview
      • 6.01 Introduction
        01:04
      • 6.02 Introduction to Security Assessment and Testing
        00:49
      • 6.03 Design and Validate Assessment, Test, and Audit Strategies
        05:12
      • 6.04 SOC Reports and Security Assessments
        05:28
      • 6.05 Internal Audit and Assessment
        03:43
      • 6.06 External Audit and Assessment
        02:15
      • 6.07 Third-Party Audit and Assessment
        02:57
      • 6.08 Knowledge Check
      • 6.09 Vulnerability Assessment
        01:45
      • 6.10 Network Discovery Scan
        01:20
      • 6.11 Network Vulnerability Scan and Web Vulnerability Scan
        02:41
      • 6.12 Penetration Testing
        01:00
      • 6.13 Penetration Testing Process and Testing Types
        03:27
      • 6.14 Log Management and Review
        05:11
      • 6.15 Security Testing in SDLC
        03:32
      • 6.16 Code Review and Testing
        01:41
      • 6.17 Testing Methods
        05:41
      • 6.18 Interface Testing
        03:16
      • 6.19 Knowledge Check
      • 6.20 Collect Security Process Data
        03:11
      • 6.21 KPI Process
        02:36
      • 6.22 Knowledge Check
      • 6.23 Analyze Test Output and Generate Report
        03:09
      • 6.24 Quick Recap
        01:20
      • 6.25 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 09 - Domain Seven: Security Operations

      01:34:04Preview
      • 7.01 Introduction
        01:08
      • 7.02 Introduction to Security Operations
        00:51
      • 7.03 Understand and Comply with Investigations
        03:39
      • 7.04 Digital Forensics
        03:31
      • 7.05 Understand the Digital Evidences
        04:34
      • 7.06 Knowledge Check
      • 7.07 Conduct Logging and Monitoring Activities
        02:51
      • 7.08 Knowledge Check
      • 7.09 Continuous Monitoring
        01:53
      • 7.10 Digital Forensics Tools, Tactics, Procedures, Artifacts, and UEBA
        04:34
      • 7.11 Knowledge Check
      • 7.12 Perform Configuration Management
        01:53
      • 7.13 Apply Foundational Security Operation Concepts
        01:15
      • 7.14 Identity and Access Management with Various Types of Accounts
        01:55
      • 7.15 Apply Resource Protection
        01:55
      • 7.16 Controls for Protecting Assets
        02:34
      • 7.17 Conduct Incident Management
        02:17
      • 7.18 Understand Incident Response Life Cycle
        03:36
      • 7.19 Knowledge Check
      • 7.20 Operate and Maintain Detective and Preventive Measures
        03:26
      • 7.21 Understand Anti-Malware Systems, AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning
        03:23
      • 7.22 Implement and Support Patch and Vulnerability Management
        04:07
      • 7.23 Understand and Participate in Change Management Processes
        02:51
      • 7.24 Implement Recovery Strategies
        02:37
      • 7.25 Types of Recoveries
        02:37
      • 7.26 Operational Recovery
        02:16
      • 7.27 Recovery Partner Strategies
        01:56
      • 7.28 Redundancy and Fault Tolerance
        04:49
      • 7.29 Knowledge Check
      • 7.30 Implement Disaster Recovery (DR) Processes
        06:47
      • 7.31 Knowledge Check
      • 7.32 Test Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP)
        03:07
      • 7.33 Knowledge Check
      • 7.34 Participate in Business Continuity (BC) Planning and Exercises
        03:21
      • 7.35 Implement and Manage Physical Security
        04:55
      • 7.36 Importance of Lighting in Security Management
        00:58
      • 7.37 Access Control
        04:52
      • 7.38 Knowledge Check
      • 7.39 Address Personnel Safety and Security Concerns
        02:10
      • 7.40 Quick Recap
        01:26
      • 7.41 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 10 - Domain Eight: Software Development Security

      01:00:08Preview
      • 8.01 Introduction
        01:03
      • 8.02 Introduction to Software Development Security
        00:46
      • 8.03 Integrate Security in the Software Development Life Cycle
        01:17
      • 8.04 Software Development Models
        04:42
      • 8.05 Extreme Programming Model
        01:28
      • 8.06 DevOps and DevSecOps
        02:44
      • 8.07 CMM and SAMM
        02:23
      • 8.08 Change Management and Integrated Product Team (IPT)
        02:49
      • 8.09 Knowledge Check
      • 8.10 Security Controls in Software Development Ecosystems
        04:58
      • 8.11 Other Security Controls in Software Development Ecosystems
        03:21
      • 8.12 Software Configuration Management (SCM)
        04:25
      • 8.13 Database and Data Warehousing Environments
        03:27
      • 8.14 Knowledge Check
      • 8.15 Assess the Effectiveness of Software Security
        02:20
      • 8.16 Software Security and Assurance: Granularity of Controls and Separation of Environments
        02:18
      • 8.17 Software Security and Assurance: TOC or TOU, Prevention of Social Engineering, Backup, Software Forensics, Cryptography
        02:51
      • 8.18 Software Security and Assurance: Password Protection, Mobile Mode Controls, and Sandbox
        01:41
      • 8.19 Software Security and Assurance: Strong Language Support, XML, and SAML
        01:12
      • 8.20 Assessing the Effectiveness of Software Security
        02:51
      • 8.21 Knowledge Check
      • 8.22 Assess Security Impact of Acquired Software
        01:26
      • 8.23 Free and Open Source Software
        03:13
      • 8.24_Knowledge Check
      • 8.25 Define and Apply Secure Coding Guidelines and Standards
        04:31
      • 8.26 Web Application Environment
        02:54
      • 8.27 Knowledge Check
      • 8.28 Quick Recap
        01:28
      • 8.29 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 11 - Spotlight Video Two

      11:51
      • Spotlight Two
        11:51

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.

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CISSP Exam & Certification

CISSP Certification Training Course
  • How do I become a CISSP® Certified Information Systems Security Professional?

    To attain the CISSP certification, meeting specific eligibility criteria from (ISC)² and passing the computer-based CISSP exam at Pearson VUE Testing centers worldwide is mandatory.

    For Simplilearn students, there's an Exam Pass Guarantee*, (excluding the Indian Subcontinent and Africa). If a student completes the CISSP Certification training but fails the ISC2 CISSP final exam, they receive an additional voucher, free of charge, to retake the test.

    To claim this retake voucher:

    1. Attend at least one full instructor-led batch.
    2. Achieve scores above 85% in at least 3 out of 5 provided test papers during the course.
    3. Take the final certification exam within 30 days of completing the course.
    4. Provide the ISC2 exam failure notice.

    This ensures eligibility for receiving the retake voucher as part of the Exam Pass Guarantee.

  • What are the prerequisites for CISSP certification?

    This CISSP training is intended for professionals who want to acquire the credibility and mobility to advance within their current Information Security careers. To claim the CISSP certificate from ISC2 it is mandatory that you have at least 5 years of recent full-time professional work experience in 2 or more of the 8 domains of the CISSP – CBK 2021. Incase you do not have the required five years of experience, you will be awarded an ISC2 associate title which will be replaced with the CISSP certificate after you gain and submit proof of your experience.

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

    Online Classroom:
    • Attend one complete batch.
    • Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.
    Online Self learning:
    • Complete 85% of the course.
    • Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

  • What is the passing score for CISSP Certification exam?

    The passing score for the CISSP Certification exam is 700.

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

    • Review exam availability by credential.
    • Visit the Pearson VUE website, create an account, and review the Pearson VUE NDA.
    • Select the most convenient test center location.
    • Select an appointment time.
    • Pay for your exam.

  • Do you provide assistance for the exam application process?

    Yes, we do provide assistance for the exam application process. Please contact Help and Support for more information. 
     

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

    You will have one attempt to pass the exam.  
     

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

    It will take 2-4 weeks to get the results.

  • How long is the CISSP Certification valid for?

    CISSP Certification is valid for three years.

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

    If you fail, you won’t be able to apply for re-evaluation.

  • How do I apply for CISSP re-examination?

    If you don’t pass the exam the first time, you can retest after 30 days.

  • When can I register for the CISSP exam?

    The CISSP examination can be scheduled within 6 months from the date of enrolment with Simplilearn. Once you are ready to take the exam, contact Simplilearn and you will receive an exam voucher code. You will need to complete the examination within a year from the day we issue the exam voucher.

    Note: Due to the COVID-19  pandemic around the world we have updated our exam pass guarantee validity to 365 days from the date of enrollment. This update is only valid for enrollment between 1st Oct 2020 to 31st March 2021.

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

    You will receive your certification via email 4-6 weeks after you receive your exam results email.
     

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

    Our certification training is designed for you to pass the exams on your first attempt. With a hands-on learning approach and Global Learning Framework, the training not only gives you the confidence to pass the exam, but also helps you retain knowledge beyond the exam.

  • What if I miss a class?

    Simplilearn provides recordings of each class so you can review them as needed before the next session. With Flexi-pass, Simplilearn gives you access to as many as 15 sessions for 90 days.

  • How do I schedule/book my exam?

    Please click the below link for information regarding the booking process.
    https://www.simplilearn.com/ice9/about_course_images/Raise_exam_request_through_LMS.pdf

  • 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. 

  • Are there any domains I should prioritize when studying for the CISSP exam?

    While comprehensive preparation across all eight CISSP domains is essential for success, understanding their relative weightage on the exam can guide strategic study efforts.

    According to the (ISC)² CISSP Exam Outline, the approximate weightage for each domain is as follows:

    Domains Average Weight
    1. Security and Risk Management 15%
    2. Asset Security 10%
    3. Security Architecture and Engineering 13%
    4. Communication and Network Security 13%
    5. Identity and Access Management (IAM) 13%
    6. Security Assessment and Testing 12%
    7. Security Operations 13%
    8. Software Development Security 11%
    Total 100%

    However, it's crucial to remember:

    • Weightage can vary slightly from exam to exam.
    • Neglecting domains with lower weightage could still lead to missed questions and a lower score.
    • Exam questions often integrate concepts from multiple domains, requiring a holistic understanding.

CISSP Course Reviews

  • Peter Bartow

    Peter Bartow

    Sr Project Manager IT PMO at University of Miami

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

  • Ebenezer Fowobaje

    Ebenezer Fowobaje

    Product Owner at High Products Consulting

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

  • Erik Smidt

    Erik Smidt

    Sr. Security Manager

    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.

  • Rohit Dohare

    Rohit Dohare

    IT Security and Compliance @ Anglepoint Inc.

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

  • Fernandez Vijay

    Fernandez Vijay

    Technical Specialist - Security at Microland Limited

    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.

  • Thomas Kurian

    Thomas Kurian

    Information Security Engineer at Kuwaiti Canadian Consulting Group

    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

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

  • Manoj Sharma

    Manoj Sharma

    Information Security Manager

    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

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

  • Nityanand Singh

    Nityanand Singh

    Associate Manager-IT Operations at Tredence

    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

    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

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

  • Rakesh Sharma

    Rakesh Sharma

    IT Consultancy and Advisory

    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.

  • Akbar Ali

    Akbar Ali

    Systems Engineer at Allscripts

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

  • Hussein Ali AL-Assaad

    Hussein Ali AL-Assaad

    IT Manager at O&G Engineering

    Simplilearn has been a great learning experience. The trainer is extremely knowledgeable. The full team is very helpful and flexible. I recommend Simplilearn to my friends and families.

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CISSP Training Course FAQs

  • Is CISSP a good certification training course?

    Offered by the prestigious ISC2, the CISSP Course is one of the world’s most valued information security certifications. There are over 131,000 CISSP certification holders worldwide, and most of them earn an average annual salary of USD 131,030. The demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals is high, and getting CISSP certified can give you a competitive edge among peers.

  • Will CISSP get me a job?

    CISSP certification can be pursued only if you have at least five years of experience in IT security. As such, CISSP will increase your credibility and open your doors to many high-paying cyber security jobs. CISSP meets the strict conditions of the ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 standard and is also approved by the US Department of Defense (DoD), which further increases your employment chances.

  • 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.

  • Which companies hire CISSP professionals?

    Wipro Technologies, IBM, JP Morgan Chase, Deloitte, Amazon, and Google are the top companies that hire CISSP certification holders.

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

    After successful completion of the CISSP training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate along with the 30-hour CPE certificate from Simplilearn.

  • How does online classroom training work?

    Online classroom training for CISSP is conducted via online live streaming by a CISSP-certified trainer with over 16 years of work experience. The class is attended by a global audience to enrich your learning experience.

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

    All of the classes are conducted live online. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. However, we provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference.

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

    The tools you’ll need to attend training 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?

    You will get access to our e-learning content and the practice simulation tests,  complemented by our tips and tricks videos that help you tackle the toughest exam questions. You will also get an online participant handbook with cross references to the e-learning segments for learning reinforcement.

  • Is exam fee included in the course fee?

    No. The exam fee is not included. You can directly schedule your exam through www.pearsonvue.com as mentioned in the steps.

    Exam fee is included for the Americas, Canada, and Europe regions only.

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

    The CISSP exam has moved to an adaptive testing platform, so the exam would have questions between 100-150 multiple-choice questions. The duration of the exam is 3 hours.

     

  • What does the CISSP certification cost?

    The CISSP exam voucher cost is $699.

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

    With a hands-on learning approach, the training gives you the confidence to clear the exam and helps you retain the knowledge beyond the examination.

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

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment. We will provide you with a refund after deducting the administration fee. To know more, please go through our Refund Policy.

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

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • What is the certification training Process?

    Simplilearn has a well-defined certification process that helps you face the challenges of the IT world. You need to meet the following conditions to unlock the certificate.

    • You must complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch.
    • You must complete your course with the minimum passing score if your course has simulation exams.
    • You need to submit a project for approval by our panel of subject matter experts.
    • If your project is rejected, our subject matter experts will provide all necessary help to receive approval for your project in your next attempt.

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified trainers are industry experts with at least 16 years of work experience in the field, including 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • What is global teaching assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified on your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is followed and help you enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching assistance is available during business hours.

  • 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.

  • You offer an exam pass guarantee. How does it work?

    Terms and Conditions: 
    Simplilearn offers an Exam Pass Guarantee to our students who complete our course training. Simplilearn uses top learning methodologies to equip learners with the knowledge and confidence to pass the CISSP exam on the first attempt. If you do not pass the CISSP exam on the first attempt, Simplilearn will provide you with one free exam retake.

    To ensure your success, we strongly recommend that you take the CISSP exam within a week of the course completion date—or a maximum of 45 days from the completion of the online training. This way, the course materials will be fresh in your mind.

    CISSP Exam Attempts:

    Attempt Time Frame Result Free Exam Retake
    First Within 6 months (180 days) from enrollment date Did Not Pass Yes

    Exam Pass Guarantee:
    If you do not pass the exam on the first attempt, Simplilearn will provide you one free exam retake.  You must submit a copy of your scorecard.  

    Terms and Conditions for qualifying:

    This money-back guarantee applies only to Simplilearn’s CISSP blended learning. It is not applicable to Simplilearn’s Self-Paced Learning CISSP course. The guarantee is valid only for participants who have paid the entire enrollment fee.

    The guarantee becomes void if:

    • Participants do not take the CISSP examination within 45 days of unlocking the certificate.
    • Participants do not maintain 100% attendance during the training sessions.
    • Participants fail to score at least 80% in at least 2 simulation tests available at lms.Simplilearn.com
    • Participants fail to book their exam within 6 months from the date of enrollment 
    • Participants do not follow the instructions of the trainer and do not complete the exercises given during the training.
    • Participants do not submit the required documents to Simplilearn.
    • Participants failed to request a refund within 15 days of receiving their results 

  • What are the modes of training offered for this CISSP course?

    This CISSP training is available in two learning modes. One is the self-paced mode where candidates need to follow pre-recorded high-quality videos. The other is the blended learning mode where candidates are offered instructor-led live classes along with the pre-recorded content.

  • Are there any group discounts for classroom CISSP training programs?

    Yes, group discounts are offered for many of our courses. You can check out Simplilearn’s discount page or get in touch with our customer care representatives to know the details.

  • Is the CISSP course difficult?

    The instructors at Simplilearn have extensive teaching experience and are aware of various learner’s needs. So, the course is designed in an easy-to-understand manner — even beginners won’t find it difficult to follow the topics explained.

  • Who needs CISSP?

    CISSP is ideal for professionals with mid-level experience in the IT security field who wish to take their careers to new heights. This CISSP course is ideal for security analysts, security architects, network administrators, security managers, and other security professionals.

  • How can I get CISSP certification online fast?

    If you have the required five years of experience in information systems security, your journey to achieve the CISSP certification will become easy by taking this CISSP training course. You’ll prepare for the exam faster as you won’t have to worry about finding the appropriate study material. In other words, this course will provide you with everything that is needed to pass the exam.

  • How do I start a CISSP certification course?

    We recommend that you first check the details of the CISSP certification and what topics it covers in the exam.  Next, you can start with the CISSP course to learn the basics of information systems security. All the concepts in our course are easy to comprehend and you can move on to advanced topics in a short time.

  • What comes after a CISSP certification training course?

    Achieving a CISSP certification offers you many career benefits. However, you shouldn’t stop upskilling yourself as the world of cybersecurity is quite dynamic. Here are some of the courses you can consider taking after becoming CISSP certified:

  • What is CISSP used for?

    CISSP will enhance your credibility and open up your doors for a large number of high-paid cybersecurity jobs. The CISSP course covers the core components of the entire cybersecurity field, from security and risk management to networking and security testing and operations.

  • Is Cyber Security a good career option?

    With increasing cyber threats worldwide, companies across all industries require the skilled assistance and solutions that the CISSP holder can only provide. As the requirement for outstanding information security specialists is on the rise and there are no signs that the demand will slow down, it is an excellent opportunity to start a very satisfying and profitable career in almost all industries. By 2024, the global market for cyber security is predicted to increase by $282.3 billion, with an annual rate of 11.1%. By being vendor-neutral and covering skills and knowledge of every industry and position in the world, the choice of CISSP certification can be the proper step.

  • How do beginners learn CISSP?

    Beginners can participate in a CISSP training program to understand the course modules in detail. It helps them effectively pass the examination and helps them to get rid of exam preparation stress. Additionally, you will be guided by a professional instructor on the certification exam. Beginners can also use the CISSP training material to get success in this examination.

  • Is CISSP certification worth it?

    CISSP has been considered the "gold standard" of security certificates. If you scan cybersecurity positions, you will often find that a CISSP is a precondition or strongly recommended at least. The CISSP training will assist you in mastering the skills necessary to enter the IT field.
     

  • What does a CISSP professional do?

    Certified information systems security professionals are essential in the field of cyber security. CISSPs actively defend data and information systems against threats in high demand across all industries. These vulnerabilities could undermine critical operational information, IT infrastructure, and customer-sensitive data. 

    A CISSP certification shows a broad range of safety domains, in-depth technical knowledge, and a grasp of the managers' duties.
     

  • What skills should a CISSP professional know?

    As a globally recognized credential, CISSP can help you increase your career opportunities. The following are the fundamental skills to obtain CISSP certification.

    • Professional auditing and understanding skills of business processes.
    • Good expertise in analytical and problem-solving.
    • Outstanding communication and both verbal and written interpersonal skills.
       

  • What industries use CISSP most?

    In all industries, including the government, media, transport, power, health, and more, CISSPs are vital members. The CISSP's tasks go far beyond essential information security support. It entails managing information security programs but also forms part of the overall information security process. CISSP certification is regarded as a reasonable measure of skill by most sectors. Our CISSP course enables you to achieve your dream career in any industry.

  • What book do you suggest reading for CISSP?

    CISSP is the top-most renowned information security certification. Security professionals generally see the CISSP certification as an essential prerequisite for recruitment. Some efficient self-study books besides CISSP training that prepare the CISSP examination and cover 100 percent of all examination fields include:

    • CISSP All-in-one Study Guide by Shon Harris 8th Edition
    • The Effective CISSP: Security and Risk Management by Wentz Wu
    • CISSP Rapid Review by Darril Gibson
    • CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional Study Guide by Ed Tittel, James Michael Stewart, and Mike Chapple
       

  • What does CISSP stand for?

    The CISSP full form is Certified Information Systems Security Professional. Administered by ISC2, CISSP is one of the most highly-recognized credentials you can achieve in the field of cybersecurity. 

  • What Is The Cissp certification training

    The CISSP or Certified Information Systems Security Professional is a certification designed especially for Information Security professionals. This globally recognized certification is administered by ISC or the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium and validates a professional’s expertise in designing, managing, and controlling the security infrastructures of an organization. 

    The certified information systems security professional is one of the top certifications professionals can earn to grow in the Information Security field. This certification enhances knowledge of business security infrastructures and focuses on upgrading essential skills like security operations, risk management, communication and network security, etc. Upon acquiring this certification, professionals can easily climb to higher positions like Security Systems Engineer, Security Analyst, Chief Information Security Officer, and many others.

  • Who should get CISSP certification?

    Any professional planning to build a lucrative career in cyber security or information security must acquire a CISSP certification. As this certification tests in-depth knowledge and skills that professionals require to maintain a security structure in organizations, the aspirants become eligible for fulfilling vital security roles like security manager, security analyst, information security assurance Analyst, security consultant, security systems administrator, and many other significant roles.

  • Demand For CISSP Certified Professionals

    In the current scenario, the demand for Cissp-certified professionals is increasing rapidly in the Cyber Security and Information Security industries. As these certified professionals have the potential to design and implement effective security strategies, they are highly demanded by organizations to maintain a secure environment. 

    The Demand For CISSP In The Future

    Witnessing the growth in demand for security professionals in the present scenario, it is easily predictable that even in the future, the demand for these professionals will rise. As long as security threats exist, the demand for CISSP-certified professionals will always be high. 
     

  • How hard Is CISSP training?

    According to experts, CISSP is a tough examination to pass; therefore, its training is also challenging. As the CISSP covers the key areas of Information security, students must explore the various domains in-depth and hone their skills. Without proper work experience and knowledge, it is very difficult to understand the core areas of CISSP. 

    This is why the primary requirement for appearing for the examination is a minimum of five years of work experience. The professional experience makes it easier to follow the training and understand core concepts.
     

  • What Is The CISSP Certification Exam Prep Cost?

    Earning the CISSP Certification can be costly in some countries, including the certification, the prep, and the examination fee. Let’s find out the approximate cost of preparing for the CISSP Certification across different global locations.  

    Country

    Prep Cost 

    India

    US$ 300 – US$ 600

    USA

    US$ 300 to US$ 3200

    Canada

    US$ 2000 – US$ 2800

    UAE

    US$ 800 – US$ 1300

    Across Europe

    US$ 2600 – US$ 3200

  • What is the recertification cost for CISSP certification?

    As the CISSP certification is only valid for a period of three years, it needs to be renewed from time to time. The recertification or renewal fee varies from country to country but is much cheaper than the original CISSP certification cost. In the USA, the renewal fee for the certification varies from $85 (for a year) to $255 (for three years).

  • Roles and salary after completing CISSP course?

    After earning the CISSP certification, a professional can fulfill various CISSP highly-paid roles and enjoy a lucrative career in the following roles: 

    Job Role

    Expected Salary in USD

    Security Engineer

    $126,808

    Security Auditor

    $123,825

    Cyber Security Engineer

    $1,31,637

    Information Security Analyst

    $96,806

    Security Architect

    $244,725

    Senior Security Consultant

    $215,091

    Chief Information Security Officer 

    $237,728

  • Can you take the CISSP exam without experience?

    Experience is one of the essential CISSP requirements, and even if it is recommended to gain five years of working experience in the information security field, many students also appear for the exam without the required experience. So, you can appear without professional experience. The only difference is that after passing the exam, students with no working experience must complete their criteria of five years of working experience. Thus, most students acquire work experience at first and then appear for the exam to witness growth in their career after becoming certified. 

  • Region-Wise Salary For CISSP Certified Professional

    CISSP Salary for a Certified Professional

    Undoubtedly, Information Systems Security professionals enjoy a lucrative career globally. With the rise of cyber threats and the ever-growing demand for security professionals like Ethical Hackers and Security Analysts, those seeking career development in the Information Security field have high career scopes. And will continue to find highly-paid positions as long as security practices exist. Here’s a clear comparison of how much security professionals earn in India vs the USA. 

    Job Role

    Salary in INR 

    Salary in USD

    Security Engineer

    INR 3 lakhs to 21 lakhs 

    USD 79,811

    Information Security Analyst

    INR 5.2 lakhs per year

    Between USD 63,512 and USD 76,527

    Cyber Security Engineer

    Between INR 2.8 lakhs to 18 lakhs

    USD 1,31,637 per year

    Chief Information Security Officer

    Ranges between INR 16 lakhs to 98 lakhs

    USD 237,728

    Security Systems Administrator

    Approx. 5.75 lakhs per year

    USD 69,348

    Security Architect 

    Ranging between 12.3 lakhs to 48 lakhs

    USD 130,000

  • What is the passing score for the CISSP exam?

    The passing score of a CISSP exam is 70%, which means a score of 700 out of 1000 is considered an ideal passing mark. The examination is a combination of multiple-choice questions and advanced innovative questions, and hence, acquiring passing marks becomes easier. 

  • What is the purpose of the CISSP exam?

    The purpose of a CISSP exam is to test whether a professional has the desired knowledge and technical skills necessary to work in the field of Information Security. The examination tests if a professional has the capability to effectively design and implement security strategies and enhance the security environment.

  • How long is the CISSP exam?

    CISSP examinations are of two types, CAT and CBT. The CISSP CAT examination lasts 4 hours and includes 125 to 175 MCQs or multiple-choice questions. Similarly, the CISSP CBT exam lasts for about 6 hours as it contains 250 multiple-choice questions along with some advanced innovative questions. 

  • How many times can you take the CISSP exam?

    The CISSP exam can be taken up to four times in 12 months. So, even if the first attempt does not go well, students have three more chances to appear and try their luck.

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