(ISC)² Official CISSP Certification Training

Our Official (ISC)² CISSP Certification Training is a comprehensive review of Cyber security & industry best practices merged with Training Camp’s award-winning comprehensive exam preparation for the rigorous 3 hour CISSP adaptive exam. Note: These courses has been updated to reflect the new May 1 CISSP exam objectives.


(ISC)² Official CISSP Course Outline

Our courses are boosted with Training Camp’s exam prep methodology so your course content will always be up-to-date with the most current version of the exam.


Security and Risk Management

•Understand, adhere to, and promote professional ethics
•Understand and apply security concepts
•Evaluate and apply security governance principles
•Determine compliance and other requirements
•Understand legal and regulatory issues that pertain to information security in a holistic context
•Understand requirements for investigation types (i.e., administrative, criminal, civil, regulatory, industry standards)
•Develop, document, and implement security policy, standards, procedures, and guidelines
•Identify, analyze, and prioritize Business Continuity (BC) requirements
•Contribute to and enforce personnel security policies and procedures
•Understand and apply risk management concepts
•Understand and apply threat modeling concepts and methodologies
•Apply Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) concepts
•Establish and maintain a security awareness, education, and training program

Activity: National and Regional Examples.


Asset Security

•Identify and classify information and assets
•Establish information and asset handling requirements
•Provision resources securely
•Manage data lifecycle
•Ensure appropriate asset retention (e.g., End-of-Life (EOL), End-of-Support (EOS))
•Determine data security controls and compliance requirements

Discussion: Information Asset Inventory


Security Architecture and Engineering

•Research, implement and manage engineering processes using secure design principles
•Understand the fundamental concepts of security models (e.g., Biba, Star Model, Bell-LaPadula)
•Select controls based upon systems security requirements
•Understand security capabilities of Information Systems (IS) (e.g., memory protection, Trusted Platform Module (TPM), encryption/decryption)
•Assess and mitigate the vulnerabilities of security architectures, designs, and solution elements
•Select and determine cryptographic solutions
•Understand methods of cryptanalytic attacks
•Apply security principles to site and facility design
•Design site and facility security controls

Discussion: Industrial Control Systems.
Activity: Understanding the Workings of a Certificate
Activity: Management Checklist for Cryptographic Health and Readiness


Communication and Network Security

•Assess and implement secure design principles in network architectures
•Secure network components
•Implement secure communication channels according to design

Activity: NAC Implementations
Discussion: Remote Access


Identity and Access Management (IAM)

•Control physical and logical access to assets
•Manage identification and authentication of people, devices, and services
•Federated identity with a third-party service
•Implement and manage authorization mechanisms
•Manage the identity and access provisioning lifecycle
•Implement authentication systems

Activity: Federated Identity Management
Discussion: OAuth vs. OpenID Connect


Security Assessment and Testing

•Design and validate assessment, test, and audit strategies
•Conduct security control testing
•Collect security process data (e.g., technical and administrative)
•Analyze test output and generate report
•Conduct or facilitate security audits

Discussion:Ethical Penetration Testing


Security Operations

•Understand and comply with investigations
•Conduct logging and monitoring activities
•Perform Configuration Management (CM) (e.g., provisioning, baselining, automation)
•Apply foundational security operations concepts
•Apply resource protection
•Conduct incident management
•Operate and maintain detective and preventative measures
•Implement and support patch and vulnerability management
•Understand and participate in change management processes
•Implement recovery strategies
•Implement Disaster Recovery (DR) processes
•Test Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP)
•Participate in Business Continuity (BC) planning and exercises
•Implement and manage physical security
•Address personnel safety and security concerns

Discussion: Crime Prevention through Environmental Design


Software Development Security

•Understand and integrate security in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
•Identify and apply security controls in software development ecosystems
•Assess the effectiveness of software security
•Assess security impact of acquired software
•Define and apply secure code

Discussion: Comparing Risk to Business Needs
Activity: Threat Mapping: Applying the OWASP
Activity: Threat Mapping: Applying Taxonomies


CISSP Certification Overview

•CISSP Experience Requirements
•Pratice Question Drill Review
•What to do before CISSP Exam
•What to do while taking exam
•Tips and tricks

Helpful Information

How to register for CISSP exam