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CISSP Crash Course

Acing the CISSP Certification Exam

Sari Greene

Ace the CISSP! The CISSP is the premier information security certification and passing the exam requires an in-depth understanding of eight security domains as defined by the ISC2 Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). This training will surpass the traditional “test prep” training by deep diving into the exam blueprint so that you understand key concepts rather than learning to regurgitate answers. The training will incorporate real life scenarios, case studies and practice exam questions.

The CISSP is one of the toughest exams you can take. This training will give you the insight you need to study for the exam and dive into difficult concepts. It also includes crucial test-taking strategies to give you the edge you need to pass the exam.

What you'll learn-and how you can apply it

  • “Must know” concepts from all eight ISC(2) domains.
  • Proven test-taking strategies to successfully pass CISSP certification exam.
  • How to assess your knowledge and exam readiness.

This training course is for you because...

  • This training prepares certification candidates for the CISSP Certification Exam.
  • This training equips cybersecurity professionals with tools for career success.

Prerequisites

  • Experience in IT networking, network storage, or data center administration

Resources:

Learning Path: CISSP (Learning Path)

About your instructor

  • Sari Greene (CISSP-ISSMP, CRISC, CISM, CISA, SEC+, NSA/IAM) is an information security practitioner, author, educator, entrepreneur and sailor. In 2003, Sari founded one of the first dedicated cybersecurity consultancies. She is a recognized leader in the field of cybersecurity and has amassed thousands of hours in the field working with a spectrum of technical, operational, compliance and management personnel as well as boards of directors, regulators, service providers, and law enforcement agencies.

    Sari is the author and presenter of the best-selling CISSP Complete Video Course, the CISSP Exam Prep Video Course, the CISA Complete Video Course and the -501 Security+ Complete Video Course,. Sari has published a number of articles related to cybersecurity, has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN and on CNBC, speaks regularly at cybersecurity, legal, financial and healthcare conferences and workshops around the country. Sari serves on the Bangor Savings Bank Board of Directors and chairs the Enterprise Risk Management Committee. In August of 2017, Sari was recognized by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as a Board Leadership Fellow.

Schedule

The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing

Day 1

Segment 1: Domain 1 Security and Risk Management (85 minutes)

  • Instructor will discuss governance, threat modeling, risk management, and resiliency concepts
  • Attendees will participate in an interactive domain assessment.

10-minute break

Segment 2: Domain 2 Asset Security (30 minutes)

  • Instructor will discuss asset management and information lifecycle topics.
  • Attendees will participate in an interactive domain assessment.

10-minute break

Segment 3: Domain 3 Security Engineering (85 minutes)

  • Instructor will discuss security design principles and practices, vulnerability assessment and mitigation, and applying cryptography,
  • Attendees will participate in an interactive domain assessment.

10-minute break

Segment 4: Test Taking Strategies (10 minutes)

  • Instructor will discuss test taking strategies and study plans.

Day 2

Segment 1: Domain 4 Communications and Network Security (45 minutes)

  • Instructor will discuss securing network and communications infrastructure, preventing and mitigating network attacks.
  • Attendees will participate in an interactive domain assessment.

10-Minute Break

Segment 2: Domain 5 Identity and Access Management (30 minutes)

  • Instructor will discuss identify management, authentication, and access control models, techniques and technologies.
  • Attendees will participate in an interactive domain assessment.

5-Minute Break

Segment 3: Domain 6 Security Assessment and Testing (30 minutes)

  • Instructor will discuss planning, conducting, and managing security assessments, tests and audits,
  • Attendees will participate in an interactive domain assessment.

5-minute break

Segment 4: Domain 7 Security Operations (60 minutes)

  • Instructor will discuss ongoing security operations include configuration and change control, vulnerability and patch management, problem and incident management, and disaster recovery and business continuity planning and preparation.
  • Attendees will participate in an interactive domain assessment.

10-minute break

Segment 5: Domain 8 Software Development Security (45 minutes)

  • Instructor will discuss secure software development, source code assessment, and acquisition implementation.
  • Attendees will participate in an interactive domain assessment.

Segment 6: Preparing for Test Day (10 minutes)

  • Instructor will share strategies for developing a study plan, getting ready for test day, what to expect at the testing center, and how to maintain your CISSP certification.