CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) Certification Preparation

@ Honolulu Community College


This CISSP course helps prepare security professionals to pass the (ISC)² CISSP exam. The course provides a thorough presentation of the ten domains covered under the (ISC)² Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) including an understanding of their related concepts, technologies and theories. Earning the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is the best way to demonstrate your qualifications as an expert professional in the field of information security.

CISSP Domains Covered:
- Domain 1 Telecommunications, Network, and Internet Security
- Domain 2 Security Architecture and Models
- Domain 3 Cryptography
- Domain 4 Security Management Practices
- Domain 5 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
- Domain 6 Law, Investigations, and Ethics
- Domain 7 Access Control
- Domain 8 Application Development Security
- Domain 9 Physical Security
- Domain 10 Operations Security

This course maps to the certification exam objectives and offers numerous features such as exam tips and case studies.

About the CISSP Examination

The CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) exam is a six-hour, monitored paper-based exam covering 10 domains of information system security knowledge, each representing a specific area of expertise. The CISSP examination consists of 250 multiple choice questions covering topics such as Access Control Systems, Cryptography, and Security Management Practices, and is administered by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium or (ISC)². (ISC)² promotes the CISSP exam as an aid to evaluating personnel performing information security functions. For information about qualifying to take the certification exam, go to the (ISC)² Web page ( and click on "Examinations".

Required Preparation: You must have a minimum of five years of direct full-time security work experience in two or more of the 10 domains of the information systems security CBK®. If certain circumstances apply with appropriate documentation, candidates are eligible to waive one year of professional experience.

Course Competencies:  At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe security access control
- Discuss telecommunications and network security
- Identify information security governance and risk management
- Discuss software development security
- Discuss cryptography
- Identify security architecture and design
- Discuss operations security
- Describe business continuity and disaster recovery planning
- Discuss legal regulations, investigations and compliance
- Describe physical (environmental) security

Credentials Available

Certificate of Professional Development

Cost of Program

975.00   –   "Do I have to pay this?"

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About This Provider

Honolulu Community College

Offering training in City & County of Honolulu
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Description of School

Two-year public college

Accreditation and/or Licensing Agency

Member of the American Association of Community Colleges and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Fully accredited since 1970 by Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Contact Information

Contact Person:
Janis Dela Cruz, Admissions Office

874 Dillingham Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96817

(808) 845-9129

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ETP Approval Dates

Last Approved On: July 1, 2017
Valid Through: June 30, 2019