CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional




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    CISSP training (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) prepares you for the most sought-after certification. CISSP is the essential credential for a security professional to validate their competencies and skill set to deploy a diverse information security infrastructure for protecting the organization from potential cybersecurity hazards.

    The certification qualifies a candidate to effectively create, implement and evaluate the cybersecurity tools and technologies used to facilitate the healthy transfer of information across a diverse work environment.

    The CISSP has been the first credential in the field of information security to meet the stern requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024.

    CISSP Certification Exam in English:  

    • Computer Adaptive Testing [CAT]    
    • Upto 3 hours    
    • 100-150 Questions    
    • Multiple Choice Questions and Advanced Innovative Questions    
    • A Passing Score of 700 out of 1000 Points    
    • English    
    • Pearson VUE Testing Center

    CISSP Certification Exam in Non-English Form:  

    • Linear, Fixed Form    
    • Up to 6 hours    
    • 250 Questions    
    • Multiple Questions and Advanced Innovative Questions    
    • A Passing Score of 700 out of 1000 Points    
    • French, German, Brazilian, Portuguese, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese Visually Impaired    
    • Pearson VUE Testing Center


    The Eight domains of the (ISC)2 CISSP common body of knowledge (cbk:

    The weight given to each of the domains have changed. As per new version, they are represented as follows.

    DOMAIN % on 2015 CBK® % on April 2018 CBK®
    Security and Risk Management 16% 15%
    Asset Security 10% 10%
    Security Architecture and Engineering 12% 13%
    Communications and Network Security 12% 14%
    Identity and Access Management (IAM) 13% 13%
    Security Assessment and Testing 11% 12%
    Security Operations 16% 13%
    Software Development Security 10% 10%

    Domain 1: Security and Risk Management

    • Legal and regulatory issues
    • Confidentiality, integrity, and availability concepts
    • Security governance principles
    • Compliance
    • Professional ethics
    • Business continuity requirements
    • Personnel security policies
    • Threat modeling
    • Risk considerations
    • Security education, training, and awareness
    • Security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines

    Domain 2: Asset Security

    • Protect privacy
    • Information and asset classification
    • Ownership (e.g. data owners, system owners)
    • Data security controls
    • Appropriate retention
    • Handling requirements

    Domain 3: Security Architecture and Engineering

    • Security evaluation models
    • Security models fundamental concepts
    • Security architectures, designs, and solution elements vulnerabilities
    • Security capabilities of information systems
    • Engineering processes using secure design principles
    • Web-based systems vulnerabilities
    • Mobile systems vulnerabilities
    • Cryptography
    • Embedded devices and cyber-physical systems vulnerabilities
    • Site and facility design secure principles
    • Physical security

    Domain 4: Communication and Network Security

    • Secure network architecture design
    • Secure communication channels
    • Secure network components
    • Network attacks

    Domain 5: Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    • Management of physical/logical access to assets
    • Management of identification and authentication
    • Integrate identity as a third party service
    • Authorization mechanism
    • Identity and access of provisioning life cycle

    Domain 6: Security Assessment and Testing

    • Test outputs (e.g. automated, manual)
    • Security process data (e.g. management and operational controls)
    • Security architectures vulnerabilities
    • Security control testing
    • Assessment and test strategies

    Domain 7: Security Operations

    • Logging and monitoring activities
    • Investigations support and requirements
    • Incident management
    • Provisioning of resources
    • Foundational security operations concepts
    • Recovery strategies
    • Resource protection techniques
    • Physical security
    • Preventative measures
    • Patch and vulnerability management
    • Change management processes
    • Business continuity planning and exercises
    • Personnel safety concerns
    • Disaster recovery processes and plans

    Domain 8: Software Development Security

    • Development environment security controls
    • Security in the software development lifecycle
    • Acquired software security impact
    • Software security effectiveness


    The CISSP certification is ideal for those working with the profiles of:

    • Security Systems Engineer
    • Security Consultants/Analysts
    • Security/Network Architect
    • Security Auditor/Manager


    The candidates must meet the following CISSP Certification prerequisites:

    Have a minimum of five years of direct full-time security professional work experience in the below-mentioned domains:

    • Access Control
    • Cryptography
    • Application Development Security
    • Operations Security
    • Information Security Governance and Risk Management
    • Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance
    • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
    • Security Architecture and Design
    • Telecommunications and Network Security
    • Physical (Environmental) Security


    • 4 years of direct full-time security professional work experience in two or more of the ten mentioned domains with a college degree.
    • Complete the Candidate Agreement, attesting to the truth of his or her declaration regarding professional experience and legally commit to adhere to the (ISC) 2 Code of Ethics.


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    Mercury Solutions Limited follows a distinct certification process for CISSP that will help you to face the challenges of the IT world. Hence, you are required to follow the below listed pointers to earn your CISSP certification –

    • You need to attend one complete batch of CISSP
    • You are then required to enroll yourself for the CISSP exam
    • You need to complete the CISSP exam with minimum passing score of 700 out of 1000 points

    CISSP certification is meant for the next generation of Information Security Leaders therefore it carries immense value. It is an ideal credential for those with proven deep managerial and technical competence, experience, skills and credibility to engineer, design, manage and implement their overall information security program.

    CISSP training and certification is fit for the following profiles -

    • Security Consultant
    • Security Manager
    • IT Director/Manager
    • Security Auditor
    • Security Architect
    • Security Analyst
    • Security Systems Engineer
    • Chief Information Security Officer
    • Director of Security
    • Network Architect

    After attaining CISSP training and certification you can work as -

    • Information Security Manager
    • Information Security Analyst
    • Security Consultant (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)
    • Senior Security Consultant
    • Security Architect - IT
    • Chief Information Security Officer
    • Information Security Specialist

    Enroll for the CISSP training and explore all the following 8 domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) to prepare and pass the CISSP exam:

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

    You will receive the following after enrolling for CISSP training and certification -

    • Training Delivery
    • Courseware
    • Mock Sessions
    • Course Completion Certificate

    No, CISSP certification exam fee is not included in the training cost.

    In the CISSP exam, question format of multiple choice and advanced innovative is followed.

    Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is the most essential credential for a security professional to validate his skills to deploy a diverse information security infrastructure. To know more, contact –
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