This course is approved for VA Education Benefits.
Companies are falling victim to data breaches at an alarming rate. This year, it is projected that 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 and a flash drive are required at the first class meeting and are available at the KSU Center bookstore. Internet access is also required. It is highly recommended that students have knowledge of networks operations and some background experience in at least two of the CISSP knowledge domains before taking this course.
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.
- Recognize Security and Risk Management
- Apply Asset Security (Protecting Security of Assets)
- Apply Security Engineering (Engineering and Management of Security)
- Apply Telecommunications and Network Security
- Manage Identity and controlling Access Management
- Analyze Security Assessment and Testing (Designing, Performing, and Analyzing Security Testing
- Apply Security Operations (Foundational Concepts, Investigations, Incident Management, and Disaster Recovery)
- Apply Software Development Security (Understanding, Applying, and Enforcing Software Security)
High school diploma or equivalent. Working knowledge of computers and access to computer and Internet are required. It is highly recommended that students have knowledge of networks operations and some background experience in at least two of the CISSP knowledge domains before taking this course.