Online Training Course


N2K’s CISSP Training Course enables practitioners to participate, learn, and partner with other professionals as they prepare to earn the highly in-demand CISSP certification.


Who should earn the CISSP

The CISSP is an advanced certification designed for experienced practitioners, managers, and executives. It covers a wide range of cybersecurity topics across eight domains.  This credential is well-suited for those in or aspiring to the following positions:

The CISSP is an elite way to demonstrate your knowledge, advance your career and become a member of a community of cybersecurity leaders. It shows you have all it takes to design, engineer, implement and run an information security program. The CISSP also meets the U.S. Department of Defense Directive 8570/8140.

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

Course Overview

As ISC2 Official Training Provider, N2K’s CISSP Training Course enables practitioners to participate, learn, and partner with other professionals as they prepare to earn the CISSP certification.

We offer CISSP as a Video On-Demand Course that allows participating practitioners to move at their own pace.

Readiness guarantee – CyberVista offers a course readiness or retake guarantee on all Certify courses. If any individual taking this training course does not pass the exam on the first try or does not feel prepared following the completion of the course can retake the course at no additional charge for up to one full year.
This course includes:
  • 100 question diagnostic exam
  • CAT (Computer Adaptive Test) final exam
  • 700+ digital flashcards
  • 100 question mid-term practice exam
  • 140+ 5-15 minute on-demand training videos
  • Performance Tracker
  • 1:1 private study session
  • 800+ practice question bank
  • Summary Notes
  • Summary Videos
  • Official (ISC)² Guide to the CISSP (9th ed.)
  • The CISSP CBK Student Handbook (e-book)

Course Outline

    • 1.1 Understand, adhere to, and promote professional ethics
    • 1.2 Understand and apply security concepts
    • 1.3 Evaluate and apply security governance principles
    • 1.4 Determine compliance and other requirements
    • 1.5 Understand legal and regulatory issues that pertain to information security in a holistic context
    • 1.6 Understand requirements for investigation types (i.e., administrative, criminal,  civil, regulatory, industry standards)
    • 1.7 Develop, document, and implement security policy, standards, procedures, and guidelines
    • 1.8 Identify, analyze, and prioritize Business Continuity (BC) requirements
    • 1.9 Contribute to and enforce personnel security policies and procedures
    • 1.10 Understand and apply risk management concepts
    • 1.11 Understand and apply threat modeling concepts and methodologies
    • 1.12 Apply Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) concepts
    • 1.13 Establish and maintain a security awareness, education, and training program
    • 2.1 Identify and classify information and assets
    • 2.2 Establish information and asset handling requirements
    • 2.3 Provision resources securely
    • 2.4 Manage data lifecycle
    • 2.5 Ensure appropriate asset retention (e.g., End-of-Life (EOL), End-of-Support (EOS))
    • 2.6 Determine data security controls and compliance requirements
    • 3.1 Research, implement and manage engineering processes using secure design principles
    • 3.2 Understand the fundamental concepts of security models (e.g., Biba, Star Model, Bell-LaPadula)
    • 3.3 Select controls based upon systems security requirements
    • 3.4 Understand security capabilities of Information Systems (IS) (e.g., memory protection, Trusted Platform Module (TPM), encryption/decryption)
    • 3.5 Assess and mitigate the vulnerabilities of security architectures, designs, and solution elements
    • 3.6 Select and determine cryptographic solutions
    • 3.7 Understand methods of cryptanalytic attacks
    • 3.8 Apply security principles to site and facility design
    • 3.9 Design site and facility security controls
    • 4.1 Assess and implement secure design principles in network architectures
    • 4.2 Secure network components
    • 4.3 Implement secure communication channels according to design
    • 5.1 Control physical and logical access to assets
    • 5.2 Manage identification and authentication of people, devices, and services
    • 5.3 Federated identity with a third-party service
    • 5.4 Implement and manage authorization mechanisms
    • 5.5 Manage the identity and access provisioning lifecycle
    • 5.6 Implement authentication systems
    • 6.1 Design and validate assessment, test, and audit strategies
    • 6.2 Conduct security control testing
    • 6.3 Collect security process data (e.g., technical and administrative)
    • 6.4 Analyze test output and generate report
    • 6.5 Conduct or facilitate security audits
    • 7.1 Understand and comply with investigations
    • 7.2 Conduct logging and monitoring activities
    • 7.3 Perform Configuration Management (CM) (e.g., provisioning, baselining, automation)
    • 7.4 Apply foundational security operations concepts
    • 7.5 Apply resource protection
    • 7.6 Conduct incident management
    • 7.7 Operate and maintain detective and preventive measures
    • 7.8 Implement and support patch and vulnerability management
    • 7.9 Understand and participate in change management processes
    • 7.10 Implement recovery strategies
    • 7.11 Implement Disaster Recovery (DR) processes
    • 7.12 Test Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP)
    • 7.13 Participate in Business Continuity (BC) planning and exercises
    • 7.14 Implement and manage physical security
    • 7.15 Address personnel safety and security concerns
    • 8.1 Understand and integrate security in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
    • 8.2 Identify and apply security controls in development environments
    • 8.3 Assess the effectiveness of software security
    • 8.4 Assess security impact of acquired software
    • 8.5 Define and apply secure coding guidelines and standards

Why N2K?

When it comes to certification training, we know that you and your organization have several options to choose from. This is what separates N2K from the pack. 

Data Driven

Live reporting provides an objective view of performance and progress.


Total costs average 50% less per person compared to traditional providers.


Drive real results with high-quality training and practical applications.


Designed to adapt to the organization and the individual employee.