Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is a globally recognised certification for the next generation of information security leaders. 

Course overview

Why choose the CISSP Course?

Becoming a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is an objective measure of excellence and a globally recognised standard of achievement that many organisations require for their senior level security positions.  
The CISSP course is designed by the world’s leading Cyber Security professional organisation, (ISC)². This ensures you can demonstrate your ability in design, engineering, implementation and knowledge in the management of an overall information security program to protect organisations from growing sophisticated attacks. Earning this certification increases your chances of landing your dream job in Cyber Security or assisting towards getting that next promotion.

What you'll learn

  • Topics
    (ISC)2 & the CISSP Exam 
    Fundamental Concepts & Principles  
    Secure Design Principles 
    Security Governance Principles 
    Security Policy 
    Asset Classification & Lifecycle 
    Risk Management 
    Practical Cryptography 
    Identity and Access Management Principles 
    Deploying Identity & Access Management (IAM) 
    Architecture, Design, & Solutions Vulnerabilities 
    Site & Facility Security 
    Communication & Network Security 
    Security Operations 
    Business Continuity Planning 
    Security Assessment & Testing 
    Software Development Lifecycles & Ecosystems 
    Software Development Security 
How you'll be assessed

The CISSP exam is online consisting of 250 questions and has a time limit of 4 hours. You are also provided with a practice exam and questions. To be eligible for the exam, candidates must have 5+ years of experience in 2+ relevant CISSP domains, but this can also be accrued after passing the exam.  


On successfully passing the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam, you’ll be awarded your certification. This is a digital certificate. 

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 

Study time

50 guided learning hours


1 x 240 minute exam with 250 questions. This also includes practice exam and questions 


Internet access and email


5+ years experience in 2+ of relevant CISSP domains, this can be accrued after passing the exam

Ideal for

Experienced security professionals, anyone who wants to improve their IT security skills, and students considering developing a career path in Cisco or Microsoft network security   



Student support

Study guidance and support throughout your entire learning journey with us from real people.

Student support
Career Services

Tailored and focused career support from our team of career experts, who will help you navigate the job market with confidence and land that dream job.

Career Services

What's Included

Professional development that works around you.

  • What's included
    12 months unlimited access
    Award winning StudentCare™ team
    Hands on, interactive practice labs
    CV and LinkedIn support
    Test prep
    Global community of peers 
    eBooks, Video Lessons and Practice Exams
    Official EC-Council training 

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You'll come away with a widely respected, globally recognised qualification which will help you advance your cloud career.

Why become a Certified Information Systems Professional?

The CISSP Certification is a globally recognised standard of achievement for security leaders and, with a global shortfall of Cyber Security professionals, Certified Information Security Systems Professionals are in extreme demand. By passing the CISSP exam, you will demonstrate to potential employers that you have deep ​​knowledge and understanding of new threats, technologies, regulations, standards and practices. 

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Salary projection

Average salary after completing


You can earn an average of $200,000.00+ a year

Security Manager
Average salary you can earn
Chief Information Security Officer

You can earn an average of $200,000.00+ a year

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