Information Systems Security Professional (ISSP)
With an evolving vulnerable landscape, it’s no surprise the information security industry is booming. Data breaches continue at alarming rates and Intelligence officials say cybersecurity trumps terrorism as the No. 1 threat to the U.S. Be the solution by learning to secure information systems while becoming thoroughly familiar with the domains of the CISSP® Common Body of Knowledge. This higher level management class brings together all the entry-level programs into a holistic approach to security.
High school diploma or equivalent, completion of our Basic Skills Assessment and submission of the Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the Internet are required.
The Basic Skills Assessment and Program Application are located online. The instructions are here. You will be directed to the program application after completing the skills assessment.
You will be trained on how to secure information systems by learning the fundamentals of the Information Systems Security environment and processes. You will accomplish this by mastering the domains of the CISSP® Common Body of Knowledge.
This comprehensive course will teach you the essentials of information systems security while preparing you to take the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) exam.
“This is an open field, and I’m in the process of reinventing myself. I can use the knowledge and information I learned from this course to go into a lot of different areas.”
— Nathaniel Gray, graduate
- Interest-free payment plans available on a case-by-case basis
- VA Education Benefits
- WIOA funding
- Continuing education loans
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— Yahoo ranked Information Security as the No. 1 career field with a bright outlook that pays $70K+ a year.
— The Department of Labor states information security’s median annual salary as $88,590 with a 37% growth rate from through 2022.
— The field is identified by TechRepublic as one of the Top 5 in-demand IT certifications.