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Interested in becoming an Information Security leader? The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification is a vendor neutral certification governed by the nonprofit International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2.

CISSP has emerged as the key certification for security professionals in government and industry. Corporations are demanding certified, experienced information security professionals to protect their information and assets. Achieving CISSP – the world’s global security certification standard – proves high proficiency in and deep understanding of security concepts, principles and methodologies.

What is the job outlook?

Employment of computer and information systems managers is expected to increase by 17 percent through 2018, which is faster than the average for all occupations. New applications of technology in the workplace will continue to drive demand for workers, fueling the need for more managers. The average annual salary for computer and information systems managers is $112,210.  Some of the occupations held by CISSPs include security consultant, security manager, IT director or manager, security auditor, security architect, security analyst, security systems engineer, chief information security officer, director of security, and network architect.

What is the training?

Prepare for the CISSP exam at Anne Arundel Community College. Explore the concepts, skills and technologies embodied in each of the security domains of the Common Body Knowledge (CBK). Learn the new eight domains essential for the protection of information systems and corporate and national infrastructures as follows:

  • Security and Risk Management.
  • Asset Security.
  • Security Engineering.
  • Communication and Network Security.
  • Identity and Access Management.
  • Security Assessment and Testing.
  • Security Operations.
  • Software Development Security.

Total Hours: 48

What courses will I take?

NTW-521 - Certified Information Systems Security Professional

What credentials can I earn?

Upon successful completion, students will earn an AACC continuing education certificate and will be prepared to take the Certified Information Security Systems Professional exam. To receive the certificate, submit a Student Application for a Continuing Education Certificateto the Technology Training office.

How much will it cost?

$1,638 for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees.

What are the requirements?

Significant IT security experience and prior certification such as CCNA, CCNP, MCSE or SCNP are recommended. (ISC)2 requires exam candidates to have a minimum of five years of relevant work experience in two or more of the eight security domains, four years of work experience with an applicable college degree, or a credential from the (ISC)2-approved list.

How do I enroll?

Register online, in person, by fax or mail. Use certificate code CE.INFOSYS.SEC-EXAM.

Questions?

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In order to meet the needs of the community, we continuously develop new trainings and courses. Call us at 410-777-1353 to inquire about any additional courses.

Our online courses can be scheduled on-demand to serve students who are seeking training on less in-demand topics or who have schedules that demand alternatives to our face-to-face schedules.

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