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Information Systems Security Professional Certificate   NEW!

Are you ready to take your IT security career to the next level? According to the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2®, information security is currently one of the most visible professions. A professional certificate will give you a competitive edge in this popular field. Identified by TechRepublic as one of the Top 5 in-demand IT certifications in 2013, the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) is also one of the most highly regarded information security certifications available. Learn to protect information systems while becoming thoroughly familiar with the ten domains of the CISSP® Common Body of Knowledge (CISSP CBK®). Unlike bootcamp courses, this course will teach you the essentials of Information Systems Security while helping prepare you to take the CISSP® exam once all other exam qualifications have been met. Visit isc2.org for further information about the CISSP® certification and exam. Textbook required at the first class meeting and is available at the KSU Center Bookstore.

Prerequisites: Students should have a basic understanding of network operations and some familiarity with the 10 domains of the CISSP CBK®.

Students will learn how to secure information systems by learning the fundamentals of the Information Systems Security environment and processes. Students will become familiar with the ten domains of the CISSP CBK®. The 10 domains are:

  • Access Control
  • Telecommunications and Network Security
  • Information Security Governance and Risk Management
  • Software Development Security
  • Cryptography
  • Security Architecture and Design
  • Operations Security
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance
  • Physical (Environmental) Security


Information Systems Security Professional Certificate
Course Number: 154FBUS1306A      Fee: $2,599.00
2/16/2015 - 5/20/2015 Omit 4/6, 4/8
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sessions: 26 M W
  Instructor: Larry Holt
Location: KSU Ctr 212