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CISSP Certification Training Course

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Intellipaat’s CISSP training course is the best way to get certified as an IT security professional. The course covers all aspects of IT security such as asset security, security operations, software development security, etc. Apart from its 24/7 online support, you will also benefit from the program’s hands-on industry-based projects.

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40 Hrs Instructor Led Training
48 Hrs Project & Exercises
Job Assistance
Flexible Schedule
Lifetime Free Upgrade
Mentor Support

CISSP Training Overview

What will you be taught in this CISSP training program?

  • Security engineering
  • Security policies
  • Compliance
  • Biometrics
  • Kerberos
  • Tokens
  • Perimeter security
  • Malware

It is mandatory to have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a full-time professional in two or more of the eight domains of the CISSP – CBK 2018. You will get an (ISC)² associate title in case you do not meet the prerequisites. This can, however, be replaced with the CISSP certificate once you gain the required experience.

This CISSP program offered by Intellipaat is best suited for:

  • Those at the intermediate level of their career
  • Security System Engineers
  • IT Directors/Managers
  • Security Consultants
  • Security Architects
  • Security Managers
  • CIOs 
  • Security Auditors
  • Network Architects
  • There are over 36,000+ CISSP jobs currently available in the United States – LinkedIn
  • ZipRecruiter and PayScale have estimated strong salaries for CISSPs in the US at US$125,470 and US$112,234, respectively – ISC2
  • Employers highly prefer CISSP professionals – Dice Insights

Certified Information Systems Security Professional or CISSP is a widely recognized certification catering to IT security professionals. It is aligned with the (ISC)² CBK 2018.

CISSP is a certification typically geared toward experienced security professionals with strong skills in architecture, implementation, designing, control, and Cybersecurity maintenance solutions. It is one of the most difficult and prestigious (ISC)2 certifications and the only one that goes beyond the base credential with additional concentrations, viz.:


You can get into the following domains:

  • Executive management as a CCISO
  • Computer forensics as a CHFI
  • Encryption
  • Incident handling
  • Penetration testing
  • Ethical hacking
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery as an EDRP
  • Application security

CISSP-certified employees in India earn an average ranging from ₹1,000,000 p.a. to 5,000,000 p.a. However, the top employees earn more than ₹4,160,000 annually.

CISSP-certified employees in the United States earn an average of US$135,510 annually.

The CISSP exam voucher costs US$699.

All you need is a computer and a good Internet connection.

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CISSP Course Curriculum

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Module 1: CISSP Introduction


1.1 Overview

Module 2: Security and Risk Management


2.1 Security and risk management
2.2 Information security management
2.3 Security controls
2.4 Information security management and governance
2.5 Goals, missions, and objectives
2.6 Due care
2.7 Security policy
2.8 Compliance
2.9 Cybercrimes
2.10 Legal systems
2.11 Intellectual Property (IP) law
2.12 Privacy
2.13 General data protection regulation
2.14 Security
2.15 Risk analysis and types
2.16 Security control assessment
2.17 Threat modeling
2.18 Supply-chain risk management
2.19 Third-party management
2.20 Business continuity planning and phases
2.21 Personal security management
2.22 Security awareness training
2.23 Program effectiveness evaluation

3.1 Information and data classification
3.2 Data life cycle and management
3.3 Different roles
3.4 Data remanence
3.5 Privacy
3.6 Data states
3.7 Data loss prevention

4.1 Security engineering and architecture
4.2 Security models
4.3 Evaluation criteria
4.4 System security
4.5 CPU
4.6 Memory
4.7 Security mode
4.8 Cloud Computing
4.9 IoT
4.10 Industrial control system (ICS)
4.11 Cryptography
4.12 Encryption methods
4.13 DES
4.14 Asymmetric cryptography
4.15 Public key infrastructure
4.16 Cryptanalysis
4.17 Key management
4.18 Critical path analysis
4.19 Site location
4.20 Fire
4.21 HVAC

5.1 Identity management
5.2 Biometrics
5.3 Passwords
5.4 Tokens
5.5 Memory cards and smart cards
5.6 Access and authorization
5.7 Identity management implementation
5.8 Kerberos
5.9 Access control types and models
5.10 Access control tools and techniques
5.11 Accountability
5.12 Access control monitoring
5.13 Identity proofing
5.14 Markup languages
5.15 Identity as a Service (IDaaS)

6.1 Network architecture and design
6.2 IP addressing
6.3 Network protocols
6.4 Transmission media
6.5 Firewall
6.6 Intrusion detection and prevention system
6.7 Network access control (NAC)
6.8 Content delivery network (CDN)
6.9 Networks
6.10 Software-defined networking (SDN)
6.11 Remote access
6.12 Internet Security Protocol (IPsec)
6.13 Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
6.14 Phreaking
6.15 Secure access protocols
6.16 Wireless technologies
6.17 Network attacks

7.1 Investigation
7.2 Forensic investigation
7.3 Evidence
7.4 Electronic discovery
7.5 Incident management
7.6 Security operations management
7.7 Identity and access management
7.8 Assets
7.9 Malware
7.10 Management
7.11 Recovery and backup
7.12 Disaster recovery
7.13 Perimeter security

8.1 Security assessment
8.2 Vulnerability assessment
8.3 Penetration testing
8.4 Audits
8.5 Log management
8.6 Synthetic and real transaction
8.7 Testing
8.8 Software testing
8.9 Interface
8.10 Key performance indicators (KPIs)

9.1 Importance of software development security
9.2 Programming concepts
9.3 Systems development life cycle
9.4 Application program interface
9.5 Software security and assurance
9.6 Database and data warehouse environments
9.7 Knowledge management
9.8 Web application environment
9.9 Security threats and attacks

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CISSP Certification

How do I earn the CISSP certification by Intellipaat?

Intellipaat will issue your certification once you successfully complete all the modules and projects and pass the exam conducted by Intellipaat. Upon the completion of this CISSP online course, there will be quizzes that reflect the type of questions asked in the certification examination and to help you score better.

You must successfully pass the CISSP exam to get certified as a CISSP professional.

The passing score is 700/1000.

Yes. We will help you through the exam application process.

It will have between 100 and 150 multiple-choice questions, which you will need to answer within 3 hours.

  • First, review the exam availability
  • Visit the Pearson VUE website
  • Create an account on the website
  • Review NDA
  • Select a convenient test center
  • Select the time slot
  • Make the payment for the examination

You will get up to three chances within a 12-month period. You can take the retest after 30 days of the first attempt. After the second attempt, you can take the retest after 90 days. You can take the exam again only after 180 days if you are attempting the exam for the third time.

It can take up to 72 business hours for the CISSP results to arrive.

It is valid for 3 years.

It takes up to 12 weeks for the certificate package to arrive after you receive the official email from (ISC)2. It is sent via the US Postal Service First-class mail.

In Instructor-led Training:

  • Complete Intellipaat’s course as well as the projects and assignments on the LMS
  • Pass the exam conducted by Intellipaat

In Self-paced Training:

  • Go through all the course materials
  • Successfully pass the quizzes and exams conducted by Intellipaat
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CISSP Certification Course FAQs

Is Intellipaat’s CISSP training a good course to sign up for?

Intellipaat’s CISSP online training program is led by seasoned industry professionals with over 12 years of experience. The course includes an extensive curriculum that will help you crack the CISSP exam. Students can benefit from our 24/7 online learning support. You will also get to work on various projects that will ensure that you acquire all essential practical skills in the domain. The job assistance team at Intellipaat will further help you get ready for job interviews with top MNCs around the world. Consider it a one-time investment where you will have lifetime access to all the course materials and any future upgrades without paying extra.

If you want to receive a globally recognized certification in the IT security domain, then CISSP is the way to go. The certification is sure to open up several opportunities for you in your career and help you grow as a professional.

Definitely. The CISSP certificate is widely-recognized by top organizations around the world. Furthermore, you will have Intellipaat’s job assistance team helping you through and through while you prepare for interviews.

The trainers at Intellipaat are all seasoned experts in their respective fields. They have over 12 years of industry experience, which means that you will be in good hands.

IBM, KPMG, and Deloitte are only a few big names among many organizations that are looking to hire CISSP-certified candidates.

As long as you have a computer and a strong Internet connection, you can take up the course from anywhere in the world—be it, India, Germany, Singapore, the USA, the UK, or anywhere else. This course is made available for learners all across the globe.

The online training for CISSP is conducted through live streaming on the LMS by a seasoned CISSP-certified trainer with 12+ years of work experience. The class can be attended from anywhere whether you are sitting at your home or your office.

Our instructor-led online classes are conducted live. As they are interactive sessions, you can ask all your questions directly and participate in discussions during the sessions. You can also look back at the recordings of each session for your future reference whenever you want to.

Along with our e-learning materials, you will also have access to practice simulation tests, videos to help you tackle the difficult exam questions, and free future upgrades to the learning materials. We will even provide you with job assistance once you get certified.

Intellipaat strongly emphasizes imbibing practical skills in the learners through various projects and assignments that will be relevant and applicable across all industry verticals. Wherever you decide to go, you will be able to implement your knowledge and skills that you have learned during your time at Intellipaat.

Of course, yes. You can choose to cancel your enrollment at any time. For further information, please talk to our course advisors or check out the terms and conditions of our refund policy.

You can reach out to our course advisors for more information by filling out the contact form or calling the toll-free number. They will be more than happy to guide you in the right direction.

This course  is specially designed by industry experts to help students learn the toughest of toughest topics easily. Our practical approach to learning will help you tackle the subject with much ease. The trainers at Intellipaat are experts and certified for a reason.

If you already have the 5-year experience that is required in information systems security, you will be able to quickly receive the CISSP certification through Intellipaat’s course. We will provide you with everything that is needed to crack the certification exam.

You can first ensure to go through all the details of this certification and the topics needed to be covered to appear for the exam. After that, you can go on with our course. All the modules in our course are prepared in a way so that they can be understood easily, and you can quickly finish the course with the help of our trainers and the support team.

Here are some of the courses that you can consider after CISSP:

  • Cyber Security Expert Master’s Program
  • COBIT 2019 Certification Training
  • CISA Certification Course
  • CISM Certification Training
  • Post-graduate Program in Cyber Security
  • CEH v11 – Certified Ethical Hacking Course
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification

CISSP is highly credible in the sense that it is the first credential that met the rigid requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024 in the information security domain. Hence, it is a globally recognized and accepted certification for anyone with proven competence in the design, development, implementation, and management of an organization’s security program.

Let’s explore the key areas in which you can benefit from this certification:

  • Recognition: It is a well-recognized certification, which means that you will be able to add it to your resume to showcase your skills to your potential employers.


  • The expense of resources: Considering its value in the industry, the amount of time, effort, and resources invested in earning this certification are worth it.
  • Compensation: Certified professionals have an easier time negotiating their potential salary than those without certification as it is proof of their skills, and any company hiring an employee will want their ROI.


You should consider the following while taking up the CISSP certification:

  1. Valued and standardized certification: The CISSP credential is regarded highly by top MNCs worldwide when they go in search of individuals with working knowledge in information security. In fact, NSA has collaborated with ISC2 to adopt it as a baseline for the ISSEP. It remains the most in-demand certification in the field of information security.
  2. Popularity: As of January 1, 2021, there are 147,591 individuals from over 170 countries who are registered members of CISSP according to the reports by (ISC)².
  3. Oldest certification: CISSP is the oldest IT certification to exist till now and has been going strong for three decades.
  4. Average salary and ranking: Certified CISSP professionals earn significantly higher (25% as per Global Information Security and Workforce study) than their non-certified counterparts. According to ZipRecruiter, the average annual salary paid to a CISSP job profile in the United States is US$125,470. CISSP is also one of the highest-paying credentials in the IT industry. In the top 15 highest-paying jobs, the TechRepublic survey has ranked CISSP jobs at number 4.
  5. Scope: Anyone with a CISSP certification will find their roles growing, which will further boost their career growth. According to ISC2, this credential is the sole differentiator for candidates in the information security domain.
  6. Stability in career: Information security is among the most stable professions in the IT industry, so a certification in CISSP will ensure that you have a solid career run.
  7. Certification requirements in jobs: CISSP certification is listed as the basic requirement for anyone who wants to pursue a career in information security, mostly. For instance, NSA has mandated the CISSP certification for any of their positions. Earning this certification will help you ensure that you have the basic requirement to apply for some of the top jobs in the domain.
  8. Salary hikes: Salary hikes happen at a higher rate for CISSP professionals than their non-certified peers in any domain in the IT industry as per studies conducted by the International Data Corporation (IDC).
  9. Specific skill sets for IT security professionals: If you look at job portals, you will find that recruiters who are interested in hiring security professionals, mostly, look for a very specific set of skills. The CISSP curriculum is extensive in this regard and covers every aspect of information systems security, which will naturally make you a good fit for any security job out there.
  10. Increased budget for IT security: Instances of huge budgets in IT security are pretty evident. Let’s look at a study conducted by Deloitte and the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center. It reported an average expense of 10% of the IT budgets on Cybersecurity by financial services. That amounts to around 0.9% of the company revenues (i.e., up to US$3,000) invested per employee. Microsoft, on the other hand, has planned to invest over US$1 billion a year in Cybersecurity. Earning a CISSP certification will ensure that you will be a part of such fat security budgets.
  11. CISSP expertise in the latest technological developments: With BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), social media, Cloud Computing applications, Big Data-driven solutions, and other trends becoming the new normal, the need for CISSP-certified professionals has also become a part of that protocol.
  12. Addressing risks in a multidisciplinary world: As inter and cross-disciplinary solutions are dominating the industry, CISSP-certified security professionals are ideal for the balance in risk control and the implementation of innovative technology for monitoring purposes. CISSP’s extensive interdisciplinary curriculum addresses the risks involved adequately.
  13. ISC2 membership: Earning the CISSP certification will automatically make you a member of the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2. All members have free access to a myriad of materials available on the official website, as well as other benefits such as an opening to a vast network of security professionals, subscription to their magazine, discounts on industry conferences, membership to their affiliated local interest group programs, etc.
  14. Constant demand for security professionals: Illegal hacking activities and security breaches have intensified, which has made it all the more vital for a strong fortress in the form of security to be in place. This has made it conducive for qualified security experts to thrive and grow. CISSP exam certification is the most sought-after for this very reason.
  15. ISC2’s invaluable initiatives: The (ISC)2 has taken various initiatives to offer scholarships for female security professionals, its Global Chapter Program, and the informative Global Workforce Informative Study, all of which attract the best security skills globally and drive growth in the Cybersecurity domain.

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 24/7 query resolution, and you can raise a ticket with the dedicated support team at any time. You can avail of 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 support team. However, 1:1 session support is provided for a period of 6 months from the start date of your course.

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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