Advanced Network Security—CISSP

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems – Networking Concentration

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About Advanced Network Security

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) is a widely recognized information security certification. Individuals who have CISSP® certifications work for organizations to ensure the flow of data is secure and compliant with regulatory laws.
The CISSP® was the first credential in the field of information security, accredited by the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) to ISO (International Standards Organization) Standard 17024:2003. The CISSP® certification is a globally recognized standard of achievement. The CISSP® credential also qualifies for DOD 8570 level II/III requirements.

Topics Covered In Course

  • Developing access control
  • Administering application development security
  • Employing business continuity and disaster recovery planning cryptography
  • Managing information security governance and risk management
  • Reviewing legalities, regulations, investigations and compliance
  • Safeguarding operations security
  • Guaranteeing physical and environmental security
  • Building security architecture and design
  • Understanding telecommunications and network security


Completion of 220 and 222 with a grade of C or above. Five years of on-the-job information security experience is highly recommended and is, in fact, required to attempt the certification exam.

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