Certified Information Systems Security Professional (Classroom-Based)

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CISSP Classroom-Based Training

The CISSP Classroom Training is delivered in a traditional in-person environment with an ISC2 authorized instructor and other students. This training provides a comprehensive review of information systems security concepts and industry best practices, covering the following eight domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK):

  • Domain 1: Security and Risk Management
  • Domain 2: Asset Security
  • Domain 3: Security Architecture and Engineering
  • Domain 4: Communication and Network Security
  • Domain 5: Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Domain 6: Security Assessment Testing
  • Domain 7: Security Operations
  • Domain 8: Software Development Security

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Education Guarantee: If you do not pass the exam on your first attempt after attending a training seminar directly through ISC2, you can attend a second CBK training seminar through ISC2 at no cost to you (within one year from the end of the prior training seminar). The Education Guarantee covers the cost of the second seminar only.

Official training provides:

Applied Scenarios – A course-wide, recurring project where the learners assume specific roles and apply security concepts to a situation that CISSPs will likely encounter in the workplace. There are 9 corresponding activities within the course.

Discussion - Generate deeper conversation among learners in the classroom around a given topic. There are 8 discussion questions encouraging peer to peer interaction.

Activities – Interactive exercises, reflections and knowledge checks leveraging real-world and fictitious case studies providing examples of security failures and other course related content. There are 71 content specific activities offered throughout the course.

Quizzes – Each chapter concludes with an end of chapter quiz to assess comprehension of the learning within the chapter. There are 9 quizzes with feedback included in this course.

Assessment – The course concludes with a post course assessment designed to validate learnings in the course and identify areas for further study. The assessment includes 180 questions with answer feedback.

Earn Credit While You Learn

ISC2 Members and Associates of ISC2 may earn 40 CPE credits for completing this course.

The Official ISC2 CBK Training Seminar for the CISSP has earned ACE CREDIT. Students who complete the course can apply for two hours of lower division credit at participating universities and colleges.

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