This course is approved for VA Education Benefits.
Companies are falling victim to data breaches at an alarming rate. By 2020, enterprises and governments will fail to protect 75% of sensitive data (Gartner). Become a part of the solution by training to be an asset in this critical industry. Yahoo ranked Information Security as the No. 1 career field with a bright outlook that pays more than $70,000 a year. A professional certificate will give you a competitive edge in this popular field.
Learn to secure information systems while becoming thoroughly familiar with the domains of the CISSP® Common Body of Knowledge (CISSP CBK®). Unlike boot camp courses, this program will teach you the essentials of Information Systems Security while helping prepare you for the CISSP® exam once other exam eligibility requirements are met. Textbook is required at the first class meeting and is available at the KSU Center bookstore. Internet access is also required.
The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) is one of the most highly regarded information security certifications available. Visit isc2.org for further information about the CISSP® certification and exam.
Skills Assessment & Program Application are located online. Click for instructions. You will be directed to the program application after completing the Skills Assessment.
Students should have a basic understanding of network operations and some familiarity with the domains of the CISSP CBK®.