CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional: Course Overview | ALC Training News

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This 5-day CISSP Prep concentrated course provides information security professionals with a fully-immersed, minimum-distraction CISSP training and certification experience. The course covers the 8 domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge as reorganised and updated in 2021. The course will broaden and deepen your understanding of the domains and give you full preparation for the (ISC)2 CISSP accreditation examination.

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The Gold Standard

CISSP is long regarded as the gold standard of security qualifications. It draws from a comprehensive, up-to-date, global common body of knowledge that ensures security leaders have a deep knowledge and understanding of new threats, technologies, regulations, standards, and practices. It is based on the CBK (Common Body of Knowledge) which comprises eight subject domains that the (ISC)2 compiles and maintains through ongoing peer review by subject matter experts.

To attain the CISSP certification candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of direct, full-time security professional work experience in 2 or more of the domains of the CISSP CBK. One year of work experience may be waived by (ISC)2 if the candidate holds a four-year or higher college or university degree or approved credential. Candidates who do not meet these criteria may be given Associate status until conditions are met.

Unsure if you have adequate experience?

If you are unsure whether you meet the requisite experience criteria, please refer to the (ISC)2 web site PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT. Please note that (ISC)2 also offers the option to become an ASSOCIATE OF (ISC)2.

Our trainers make the difference

When you attend our CISSP classes, there are actually two costs – the course fee, and the value of your time. You can see the fee. But whether you get value for your time and money depends totally on the quality of the course.

Lots of things go into making a great course, but the single most important is always the trainer: their knowledge of the subject, their real world experience that they can draw upon in the class, their ability to answer questions, their communication skills. This is what makes the difference.

ALC works only with the best. When it comes to CISSP, ALC has four exceptional world-class trainers:

Les Bell

(Sydney courses). Les Bell has a long, varied and distinguished background in the IT industry as a consultant, writer, software developer, commentator, educator and international seminar presenter.

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Peter Nikitser

Peter is Director, Cyber Security Services at ALC Group where he is responsible for the development and implementation of ALC Group’s cyber security training program throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

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Gary Gaskell

Gary Gaskell is a most highly regarded security practitioner. In 2013 he was awarded “Information Security Professional of the Year” by AISA, the Australian Information Security Association.

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Ger van Hees

Ger van Hees is a Senior Information Security & Risk Consultant with more than 25 years of IT and Information Security experience. He holds CISSP, CCSP, CISM, CRISC, and CPDSE certifications and has a MSc. in Computer Security.

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Live Virtual Training

Due to COVID-19 government restrictions, at this stage face-to-face classroom training is only offered in some locations.  We are watching the situation closely and will resume with training in all major cities at the earliest opportunity.

However, the good news is that CISSP is available as Live Virtual Training (LVT). You get the same world-class trainer and the same excellent training that you would normally get from ALC. It is fully live and interactive. The only difference is that the CISSP® Certified Information Security Systems Professional course is conducted online. 

Live Virtual Training has been around for quite a while and is a well-proven delivery method. Get CISSP® Training Live, Instructor Led, virtually run online from your home, office or wherever you have a computer and a good internet connection!

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