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CAP Certification Training Course

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Intellipaat’s CAP certification training course provides the knowledge and skills for maintaining and authorizing information systems through practical implementations in industry-based projects. This Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) course includes topics such as the risk management framework (RMF), security controls, categorization of information systems, etc.

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Key Features

45 Hrs Instructor-led Training
40 Hrs Self-paced Videos
90 Hrs Project Work & Exercises
Flexible Schedule
24 x 7 Lifetime Support & Access
Certification and Job Assistance

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Certified Authorization Professional Course Overview

At Intellipaat’s CAP certification, you will get the opportunity to establish yourself as an expert in security controls, security control implementation, security control assessment, monitoring of security controls, etc.

What modules will you learn at Intellipaat’s CAP training classes?

In this course which is in line with (ISC)², you will learn and master the seven domains of CAP CBK:

  • Risk management framework (RMF)
  • Security control implementation
  • Monitoring of security controls
  • Security control assessment
  • Categorization of information systems
  • Selection of security controls
  • Information system authorization

CAP is suitable for practitioners and contractors who use RMF in:

  • IT
  • Information Security
  • Information Assurance

Anyone who wants to join our certification training should have: 

  • Experience in information systems security-related work or similar work
  • At least 2 years of paid full-time work experience in any of the seven domains of CAP CBK
  • Anyone with a Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) certification earns US$94,306 per year in the United States on average – PayScale
  • 19,000+ jobs are available for CAP certified professionals in the United States – LinkedIn
  • A Cybersecurity Engineer in the United States with CAP certification earn about US$119,000 on average annually – PayScale
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Online Classroom preferred

  • Everything in self-paced, plus
  • 45 Hrs of Instructor-led Training
  • 1:1 Doubt Resolution Sessions
  • Attend as many batches for Lifetime
  • Flexible Schedule
  • 31 Jul
  • SAT - SUN
  • 08:00 PM TO 11:00 PM IST (GMT +5:30)
  • 07 Aug
  • SAT - SUN
  • 08:00 PM TO 11:00 PM IST (GMT +5:30)
  • 14 Aug
  • SAT - SUN
  • 08:00 PM TO 11:00 PM IST (GMT +5:30)
  • 21 Aug
  • SAT - SUN
  • 08:00 PM TO 11:00 PM IST (GMT +5:30)
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CAP Course Content

Module 1: Information Security Risk Management Program

1.1 Understand the foundation of an organization-wide information security risk management program
1.2 Understand risk management program processes
1.3 Understand regulatory and legal requirements

Module 2: Categorization of Information Systems (IS)

2.1 Define the Information System (IS)
2.2 Determine categorization of the Information System (IS)

3.1 Identify and document baseline and inherited controls
3.2 Select and tailor security controls
3.3 Develop security control monitoring strategy
3.4 Review and approve Security Plan (SP)

4.1 Implement selected security controls
4.2 Document security control implementation

5.1 Prepare for Security Control Assessment (SCA)
5.2 Conduct Security Control Assessment (SCA)
5.3 Prepare initial Security Assessment Report (SAR)
5.4 Review interim Security Assessment Report (SAR) and perform initial remediation actions
5.5 Develop final Security Assessment Report (SAR) and optional addendum

6.1 Develop Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM)
6.2 Assemble security authorization package
6.3 Determine Information System (IS) risk
6.4 Make security authorization decision

7.1 Determine security impact of changes to Information Systems (IS) and environment
7.2 Perform ongoing Security Control Assessments (SCA)
7.3 Conduct ongoing Remediation Actions
7.4 Update Documentation
7.5 Perform periodic security status reporting
7.6 Perform ongoing Information System (IS) risk acceptance
7.7 Decommission Information System (IS)

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CAP Certification

What is CAP certification?

CAP stands for the Certified Authorization Professional. This certification which is provided by (ISC)² serves as a validation of the knowledge, expertise, and skills of the person who is responsible for authorizing and maintaining information systems. Certified CAP professionals formalize processes for risk assessment and come up with security requirements and documentation.

You have to successfully complete the CAP online certification course, including all assignments and projects given. You will also need to pass the exam conducted by us to receive our certification.

You need 700 points out of 1000 (70%) to crack the official CAP exam by (ISC)².

CAP exam costs $599 plus taxes. You can renew the certification each year by paying an Annual Maintenance Fees (AMFs) of US$125. (ISC)² Associates pay an AMF amounting to US$50.

To maintain the relevancy of its credentials, (ISC)² routinely updates its exams as per their process. These processes ensure the relevance of these knowledge and skill requirements with today’s information security practitioner. 

The updated CAP exam will be available in English only and will be put into effect from August 15, 2021. The CAP exam will have the same number of questions and the exam duration as before. The update will not affect the experience requirement for the exam.

If you have already prepared with the old content, but are confident in your experience in the domain, then you should be able to take the new exam and pass it without much difficulty.

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CAP Training Reviews


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Arpita Khandelwal

Sr Threat Analysis Engineer at Hexaware Technologie

The instructors were very experienced and possessed a good knowledge of the CAP course details and subject matter. I could gain practical experience as well through the course due to all the focus that was given on practical learning and projects.


Robin Jack

Mainframe Senior Developer at IBM

Intellipaat made it really easy for me to get certified as a CAP professional through its rigorous CAP classes. The trainers were very aware and taught everything that was required to know to crack the exam.


Rinki Dutta

Sr. SAS Programmer at Accenture

Intellipaat’s CAP online training course is so comprehensive. The trainers are really experienced and knowledgeable in the domain that they made learning very easy, and ultimately, I could crack the certification exam without worrying much about it.

CAP Certification Course FAQs

After completing the CAP training program by Intellipaat, what skills will I have?

After completing the CAP course, you will be good in:

  • Identifying and describing the tasks and steps within NIST RMF
  • Describing the roles related to RMF and their allocation to tasks within it
  • Understanding and conducting the security authorization of information systems
  • Execution of tasks in the RMF process
  • Applying different security controls
  • Security controls assessment
  • Information systems authorization
  • Monitoring security controls
  • Categorizing various information systems
  • Establishing the baseline for security controls
  • Explaining organizational risk management and how RMF supports it

The CAP program offered by Intellipaat comes with a carefully curated curriculum designed by industry experts to help learners establish their expertise in the domain and helps to crack the official (ISC)² CAP certification exam. Learners can benefit from the 24-hour online support offered by Intellipaar. All course materials, videos, and future upgrades are available for access with a one-time course fee payment. You will also receive Intellipaat’s course completion certificate after completing the training program. Additionally, our learners also receive job assistance.

At Intellipaat, you can enroll in either the instructor-led online training or self-paced training. Apart from this, Intellipaat also offers corporate training for organizations to upskill their workforce. All trainers at Intellipaat have 12+ years of relevant industry experience, and they have been actively working as consultants in the same domain, which has made them subject matter experts. Go through the sample videos to check the quality of our trainers.

Intellipaat is offering the 24/7 query resolution, and you can raise a ticket with the dedicated support team at anytime. You can avail of the email support for all your queries. If your query does not get resolved through email, we can also arrange one-on-one sessions with our trainers.

You would be glad to know that you can contact Intellipaat support even after the completion of the training. We also do not put a limit on the number of tickets you can raise for query resolution and doubt clearance.

Intellipaat is offering you the most updated, relevant, and high-value real-world projects as part of the training program. This way, you can implement the learning that you have acquired in real-world industry setup. All training comes with multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills, learning, and practical knowledge, making you completely industry-ready.

You will work on highly exciting projects in the domains of high technology, ecommerce, marketing, sales, networking, banking, insurance, etc. After completing the projects successfully, your skills will be equal to 6 months of rigorous industry experience.

Intellipaat actively provides placement assistance to all learners who have successfully completed the training. For this, we are exclusively tied-up with over 80 top MNCs from around the world. This way, you can be placed in outstanding organizations such as Sony, Ericsson, TCS, Mu Sigma, Standard Chartered, Cognizant, and Cisco, among other equally great enterprises. We also help you with the job interview and résumé preparation as well.

You can definitely make the switch from self-paced training to online instructor-led training by simply paying the extra amount. You can join the very next batch, which will be duly notified to you.

Once you complete Intellipaat’s training program, working on real-world projects, quizzes, and assignments and scoring at least 60 percent marks in the qualifying exam, you will be awarded Intellipaat’s course completion certificate. This certificate is very well recognized in Intellipaat-affiliated organizations, including over 80 top MNCs from around the world and some of the Fortune 500companies.

Apparently, no. Our job assistance program is aimed at helping you land in your dream job. It offers a potential opportunity for you to explore various competitive openings in the corporate world and find a well-paid job, matching your profile. The final decision on hiring will always be based on your performance in the interview and the requirements of the recruiter.

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