Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Continuing Education Workforce Certificate
The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is ideal for experienced security practitioners, managers and executives interested in proving their knowledge across a wide array of security practices and principles. Common job positions for CISSP holders include Chief Information Security Officer, Security Systems Administrator, Information Security Assurance Analyst, IT Security Engineer, Senior IT Security Consultant, Security Manager, Security Architect, and Network Architect. They design, implement and manage the security programs that assure the protection of information assets for various organizations.
This program prepares students for the CISSP certification exam. Learn about security and risk management, asset security, security engineering, communication and network security, identity and access management, security assessment and testing, security operations, and software development.
Since this course is delivered completely online, students will need to have the self-discipline to complete all required material on their own. A course instructor will be available to assist students with questions and to lead online activities during the course of the class.
CISSP professionals are in high demand across industries due to their advanced knowledge and ability to defend against data breaches and improve security measures. According to CyberSeek, CISSP certifications see the most demand among current cybersecurity job openings requiring certification. Additional career information may be found in Career Coach: https://ccbcmd.lightcastcc.com/.