CISSP Training for getting Certified Information Systems Security (CISSP) certification serves as an opportunity for information technology security professionals to enhance their career with updated knowledge, and skills in the IT security field. Closely aligned with (ISC)2CBK, the CISSP training in Chicago IL offered by Sprintzeal introduces you to the best and latest practices in the IT security industry.
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CISSP Certification Course Overview
Our CISSP certification training helps you in understanding major security concepts from (ISC)2 CISSP CBK. Courseware set and taught by our expert CISSP trainers help you analyze and apply concepts from eight domains of globally approved information security standards. This CISSP training in Chicago IL introduces you to the basics of IT security and also provides in-depth knowledge about important areas like data privacy, risk management, RAID technology, and security controls to name a few.
The CISSP training acts as a pathway to ensuring the procurement of the certification. The training is provided with adherence to the CISSP course plan which is designed for the successful clearing of the CISSP exam.
The importance and value of this certificate in cybersecurity is immeasurable. If you are working in the information security of any organization may it be private, public or government, the CISSP® certification should be on your top priority list.
Benefits of CISSP Certification
Sprintzeal's CISSP training is aligned with (ISC)2 CBK. Studying CBK – Common Body of Knowledge and other CISSP training material will ensure you are skilled to carry out essential functions in the field of IT security.
The CISSP certification validates your IT security skills and this CISSP course helps you improve those skills making you more of an all-rounder than just a regular information security professional. Our CISSP training in Chicago IL will help you excel in the security domain and keeps you updated about the concepts related to your field and advancements in it. The CISSP certification acts as a guarantee of your capability in performing the required role.
Skills Covered in Our CISSP Program
CISSP Training offers skills from 10 security domains and all of them are covered in detail in the CISSP course plan.
- Network Security
- Security Architecture
- Systems and Software Development Security
- Operations Security
- Security Management
- Control Systems
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- CISSP is a globally recognized and one of the most valued IT credentials in the world.
- CISSP certification is widely accepted as it fits the requirements of DoD Directive 8570.
- In 2020, there were large amount of job openings that required certified CISSP professionals.
- The average salary of a CISSP professional is $131,030 per year
According to the recent (ISC)² Cybersecurity Workforce Study, there's a talent gap with over 2.9 million unfilled job positions in cybersecurity domain. Professionals with CISSP certification can benefit from this.
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According to the recent changes to CISSP CBK Exam, the weightage of domain 4 is decreased by 1% and the weightage of domain 8 is increased by 1%.
Here is the new CISSP CBK Domain Weightage information:
Security and Risk Management - 15%
Asset Security - 10%
Security Architecture and Engineering - 13%
Communication and Network Security - 13%
Identity and Access Management (IAM) - 13%
Security Assessment and Testing - 12%
Security Operations - 13%
Software Development Security - 11%
Besides this, there are few other changes made to the New CISSP 2021 version. Here is the list of changes:
- New subdomains have been added to the security and risk management domain.
- New concepts to be tested in security architecture and engineering domain
- New subdomain introduced to security architecture and engineering domain
- New concepts added to the Communication and Network Security domain
- New subdomain added to Identity and Access Management (IAM)
- New concepts added to Software Development Security
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CISSP Certification Exam Details (CBT and Linera Formats)
Exam is conducted in CAT (Computerized Adaptive Testing) form for all English exams.
CISSP CAT ((Computerized Adaptive Testing) Exam Details:
For Exam Language - English
Number of Questions - 100-150 questions.
Exam Duration - 3 hours.
Exam type - Multiple choice questions and Advanced innovative questions
Pass score - 700 out of 1000 points
Test Center - (ISC)2 Authorized PPC and PVTC Select Pearson VUE Testing Centers
For all other languages, the CISSP exam is conducted in linear or fixed-form exams.
CISSP Linear Exam Details:
For Languages: French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Japanese,
Simplified Chinese, Korean
Number of questions - 250
Duration of the exam - 6 hours.
Exam type - Multiple choice questions and Advanced innovative questions
Pass score - 700 out of 1000 points
Test center - (ISC)2 Authorized PPC and PVTC Select Pearson VUE Testing Centers
You can know about the latest updates/changes to CISSP Exam Schedules due to COVID-19 at (ISC)2 Exam Info
CISSP Eligibility and Prerequisites
To get a CISSP certification, the candidate must have a minimum of five years of experience in two or more of the eight domains of the CISSP CBK and a four-year degree.
If you do not have 5 years of experience in the IT security field, you can still get this certification. However, you will get the (ISC)2 associate title from the governing body after passing the examination. This certification CISSP title will change to CISSP certified professional after you get 5 years of experience in the field and submit proof to the certifying body.
You should get the CISSP certification if you’re aiming for a better job opportunity in IT security field, or aiming for a hike in salary at your current job.
Three. A candidate can take a re-exam for Cyber Security certification thrice in the span of 12 months.
The CISSP certificate is valid for three years. You can either take up the exam once again or get 120 CPEs (continuing professional education credits) to renew it.
Steps to becoming CISSP certified professional:
- Read and understand eligibility criteria and prerequisites
- Enroll for CISSP certification training from an authorized training institute
- Complete the CISSP training and apply for the exam
- Clear the exam and get CISSP certification from (ISC)2
Yes, you can apply for certification CISSP re-exam. However, most of the candidates taking our CISSP training pass the exam in just one attempt.
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We offer exam pass guarantee to candidates enrolling for and completing our CISSP course in Chicago IL. In case the candidate fails to clear the exam in the first attempt, we provide him/her with a voucher for reapplying for the exam.
T&C to be eligible for getting the free re-exam voucher:
- Complete the CISSP Training in Chicago IL
- Take practice tests and score 80% or above
- Take exam within 30 days from completion of training
- Submit final exam scorecard of the failed first attempt
Steps to apply for the CISSP examination:
- Create an account at the Pearson VUE website
- Select CISSP exam
- Enroll for the exam at a schedule suitable for you
- Select the testing center location in Chicago IL or of your choice
- Pay the exam fee and get the confirmation
The CISSP exam results are usually released within two to three days of the completion of the exam. The training CISSP professionals need to clear the exam is offered by Sprintzeal in Chicago IL and in various parts of the country at best prices, enquire to get discounts.
There is no re-evaluation option for the CISSP exam. In case one fails to clear the exam, he/she can apply for a re-examination after 30 days.
After completion of the CISSP training in Chicago IL, you can schedule your CISSP Certification examination. To redeem the exam voucher from Sprintzeal, you must apply for the exam within six months of taking up our training and take the exam within one year. Our executives shall assist customers with training CISSP aspirants need, the exam application process, and any other details required.
Yes. Our CISSP certification course program in Chicago IL is led by experts with over 10 years of experience. The course syllabus is aligned with (ISC)2 CBK and offers excellent skills and knowledge. This will help you clear the exam in one attempt.
After clearing the exam, you will receive the CISSP certification in email within four to six weeks.
To get the CISSP course completion certificate from Sprintzeal you must,
- Attend all training sessions
- Complete the training in Chicago IL
- Take up practice tests conducted by Sprintzeal and get atleast 60% score
Yes, to familiarize candidates with the CISSP Certification examination concepts and exam pattern, we provide practice tests. Although it isn’t mandatory, taking up mock tests is highly recommended for getting better results in the finals. It helps you clear the exam in just one attempt.
- Security Analyst
- Security Manager
- Information Security Officer
- Security Consultant
- IT Director/Manager
- Security Auditor
- Security Systems Engineer
- Security Architect
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Our online training portal in Chicago IL offers web-based training for over 100+ courses. The CISSP classes in Chicago IL are conducted by a certified trainer with vast knowledge in the area and training experience. High-quality CISSP training videos are provided which can be accessed from anywhere in the world and at any time. Basic knowledge of using computers and access to stable internet is all one needs to get the most of our online training.
In our classroom mode of training in Chicago IL for CISSP exam prep, candidates have the opportunity to take up the CISSP course by attending classroom sessions at the decided venue. They can have discussions and study sessions with the trainer. You can enroll in the upcoming batch of our CISSP training in Chicago IL and get trained by our industry expert trainers. Professionals can take up this offline form of training and even attend classes in groups.
Live virtual classroom training in Chicago IL is a personalized form of online training. In this, the candidate and the trainer are live and face-to-face, discussing concepts and doubts. This mode of training for the CISSP program is preferred by professionals who want the real-time experience of learning and also flexibility.
Yes, Sprintzeal provides flexibility in learning. We offer training programs in three modes - online, live online and classroom. Participants are offered recordings of every session. In case you miss a session, you can get the recording of the session.
On completion of the CISSP course, you will receive the course completion certification from Sprintzeal. Trusted by millions, we are the industry leader in providing certification courses across the globe. After passing the exam, you receive the CISSP certification from (ISC)2 - International Information System Security Certification Consortium.
Sprintzeal’s CISSP exam prep training in Chicago IL offers flexibility in learning methods by offering training in three modes. It offers online training, instructor-led live online training, and classroom training. Our training approach is Practical, Goal-oriented, Structured, and Effective. Our approach will enable you to put your learning into practice. We have a proven track record of candidates passing the exam and getting the certification on the FIRST attempt.
Sprintzeal will give a refund of course fee to the candidate if he/she hasn’t cleared the CISSP exam in first attempt.
Details Required for Refund Approval:
- Date of your course completion
- Copy of your scorecard
The candidate will receive the refund of the course price within 30 days of receiving all required documentation. The money will be refunded through the payment method used by the candidate.
Refund Terms and Conditions: The money-back guarantee is applicable only to Sprintzeal's CISSP classroom and live-online training. It is not applicable for online training.
Rules for 100% money back guarantee and refund eligibility:
- The candidate must attend all the training sessions conducted by Sprintzeal’s trainer.
- The candidate must complete the training from Sprintzeal.
- The candidate must enroll or appear for the examination within the 45 days of completion of the CISSP certification training.
- The candidate must refer to and complete the e-learning content offered by Sprintzeal or the trainer.
- The candidate must take practice tests conducted by Sprintzeal.
- The candidate must score atleast 80% in the practice tests (in first attempt)
- The candidate must follow the training instructions and study guidelines offered by the trainer. He/she must complete the assignments or study exercises given by the trainer during the CISSP training sessions.
- Must submit the required documents to Sprintzeal to be eligible for a refund.
- Must request a refund within 15 days of getting their exam results.
Today businesses are becoming more dependent on information technology, and cybersecurity is increasingly gaining importance. In a technology-driven society, where there are technological innovations and advancement very often, the demand for the cyber security professionals have also raised, the companies are head-hunting the professionals with great aptitude and insightful knowledge in Cyber security. The main reason behind getting certifications for professionals is that most organizations don't have a good approach to test the competence of the candidates. Hence certifications help the employer to test the competency of the professionals. Attaining CISSP certification helps you to propel your career in IT. CISSP certification helps to have a great understanding of information security. This certificate validates the professionals’ ability to efficiently design, implement, and manage the entire security of an organization. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts a total of 3.5 million Cyber Security jobs by 2021 by market research firms such as Glassdoor. By the year 2025, the global cyber security market is expected to grow 11.8% every year. Many accredited institutions offer both online and classroom classes for the Certified Information System Security Professional certification course.
Most of the organizations expect the IT professionals to be CISSP certified. Being certified has various advantages in the aspect of employment and salary.
What is CISSP certification?
Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) is one of the most sought after and globally recognized certificates, in the information security field. International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2), is the awarding body for CISSP certification. These services are broadly utilized from start-up companies to large enterprises and government agencies to lower costs. One of the most vital advantages is it provides more flexibility and also enhances the security of the organization. Certified Information System Security Professional is acclaimed by the US department of defense (DoD) and International Assurance Technical (IAT), and it is also accredited by the American National Standard Institute (ANSI). CISSP course is a must-have certification for a senior professional in Information Security. CISSP certification imparts deep understanding and extensive technical and managerial knowledge. CISSP Certification is the first certification in the field of information technology to meet the requirements of renowned ISO/IEC Standard 17024.
Eligibility: CISSP certification is best suited for both new candidates and veterans in the field of cyber security. Intermediate level professionals, security consultants, IT directors, security managers, and other professionals. To obtain a CISSP certificate the candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of full+-time work experience in any 2 or more domains of the 8 domains of CISSP. The professionals with less work experience can be an ISC2 associate.
Exam details: To become a CISSP certified professionals the candidates must pass the CISSP computer-based exam. The CISSP CAT (Computerized Adaptive Testing) exam will consist of 100-150 questions where the candidates must score 700 for pass the CISSP exam. 3 hours duration will be provided to complete the exam.
Validity: The Certified Information System Security Professional certificate is valid for 3 years, the candidate can renew the certificate by earning 120 CPEs or by taking up the exam again.
Top reasons to get CISSP Certification
CISSP certification is a highly recognized degree which is globally accepted. There are abundant benefits of getting certified. In this article let us know some of the top reasons why should you get CISSP certified. The top reasons to attain the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) are as follows:
CISSP certification is not restricted to a particular country or nation it is a globally recognized certification. Since its inception, it has been one of the most-popular IT security certifications for over two and half decades. Getting CISSP certified gives the professional a global recognition. It throws an ample opportunity to the professionals, in various countries, where they can grow their career. Various megacorps’ such as IBM, Google, P&G, etc. greatly value this credential, and prioritize professionals with CISSP certifications for various top positions. This certification has been adopted as a baseline certification for the NSA. The popularity of the CISSP certification speaks volumes about the quality and worth of the certification.
Many surveys by market research firms and other organizations have revealed that professionals with CISSP certification earn more salary. It says CISSP certified professionals earn on average 25% more salary all around the globe. And also it is one of the best Information security certificates which was ranked among the top 5 certification courses among the world’s highest-paying jobs. CISSP certified professionals can earn a 6 digit salary. They earn an average US $131,030 a year. As you maximize your career, you’re your earning potential will also be maximized.
Getting CISSP certified gives you the privilege of being a member of the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2). This membership gives you various benefits such as free access to materials, access to expert professionals in the field, where you can collaborate and share your ideas and knowledge. It also gives you a subscription to ISC magazine where you can gain knowledge about various innovations in IT security. You can also have access to various development courses and seminars where knowledge about cybersecurity trends and innovations are shared, which will be conducted by the largest association of cybersecurity professionals in the world today, and also the professionals can continuing professional education by getting access to Secure Summits held across the world.
CISSP is a great credential for government jobs:
Another important reason why the professions in information security have to attain CISSP certification is this accreditation is not only helpful in getting good jobs in the private sector but also in government sectors also. Many government organizations require CISSP professionals including the federal government. This certification is one of the baseline certifications for government employees. The more knowledge, skills, and experience you have will fetch you the highest position jobs and also open doors for building your career.
CISSP professionals work in top positions. They are responsible for taking care of essential and confidential information of the organizations. They are liable to maintain the security of the entire organization’s vital data. CISSP certification holders commonly work as Security auditors, IT directors and managers, Chief information security officers, Security systems engineers, Security managers and Directors of security. It helps the professionals to have a deeper understanding of the field of IT security, hence big corporate companies prefer CISSP certified people to look after the data security of their company.
Increasing demand in Information security:
Today the requirement for IT security professionals is increasing, with the rising demand for IT security. Entering into an emerging job market is a prudent decision, because it not only ensures your skills are not only in demand today, but also in the future. The demand for CISSP certification is high and expanding like wildfire. Earning CISSP certification helps you to commence your journey in getting a lucrative career. And also it is estimated from various surveys that demand for CISSP certified professionals is expected to boom, in the near future.
Cyber security is one of the most stable professions in IT. Being a CISSP certified professional, you can have a stable career, and gain more knowledge to become an expert in the field. It is found that less than 20% of people had an unstable career path in cyber security. If the professionals are constantly changing or having perpetual movement in their career, it becomes very difficult to have long term career plans and to accomplish it. Hence career stability becomes important for any professional who wants to keep expending their career path. And it also helps you to maximize your career potential. Along with stability in the career, it also makes you flexible and scalable to meet the industry needs and requirements.
Employers prefer certified skills:
Most of the employers prefer certified professionals because it validates the individual’s skills. The employers are proactively looking for certified professionals with expert knowledge.Today most of the employers are making it mandatory for cyber security professionals, CISSP certification will provide ample job opportunities for professionals with the right attitude and skillset. Having an external validation of the technical skills and knowledge will widen your job opportunities, and helps you build your career. CISSP certification is a requirement for various job roles such as IT Director Security Auditor & Architect, NSA, etc. these job roles mandatorily require professionals to be a CISSP.
As discussed earlier CISSP is one of the IT security certification which has met the requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024. This makes CISSP a more competent certification than other similar certification courses offered by various renowned institutions. Toady IT sector is rising in an unimaginable way, and the professionals who desire to build their career in this field need to be more competent to survive in the market. Certified Information System Security Professional course also provides the professionals to have insight and in-depth knowledge while bringing familiarity with the latest technical devices, in order to prepare professionals in such a way that, they can foresee the upcoming challenges and can manage the issues by taking suitable steps. Getting CISSP certified helps you stand out from the crowd against the competitors.
Having hands-on experience:
Another vital reason for getting CISSP certification is, unlike other certification courses, Certified Information System Security Professional course will provide practical experience for the professionals to deal with the technical issues and also introduces to new and emerging technological innovations and advancements. AS a part of CISSP assessments, the professionals pursuing CISSP must have hands-on experience in cybersecurity. The CISSP professionals have to demonstrate 4-year full-time work and also get an endorsement from the existing credential holder, who can attest to their experience. This Hands-on experience provides practical knowledge and knowledge about the applicability of concepts in real-time situations.
If you are passionate and want to make a career in cybersecurity, the CISSP certification is the best option where you can invest in, without any doubt. The IT professionals need to be updated and have the skills that are in demand to survive in the market where technology is growing at a rapid speed. Having a certification that validates your ability to design, implement, and manage cybersecurity, helps you to find the best jobs all across the world because CISSP certification is globally recognized and accepted all over the world. CISSP certification also helps you to have hands-on experience and knowledge about the application of concepts. The demand for cybersecurity professionals is high in the current scenario. Thus, it is a prudent decision to gain knowledge by pursuing CISSP certifications which helps the professionals to see the hidden opportunities in cyber security profession.
Yes, after completion of the course you will receive a CISSP course completion certificate from Sprintzeal with the 30 hours CPE.
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Cyber security certification path in Chicago IL
Certifications are the way to legitimize your knowledge. They help professionals in getting promotions, salary hikes, and gaining knowledge.
Here are the steps to getting a cyber security certification:
Choose the right certification: You need to find out which cyber security or IT security certification suits you best. There are two types of cyber securities - offensive and defensive. For defensive security, companies look for skilled administrators and engineers who are experienced and certified. Whereas, the other involves testing and risk analysis. Based on these, narrow down your research and find the certification that will help your career.
Most Popular Cyber Security Certifications are:
CISSP(Certified information system security professional)
CISA(Certified Information Systems Auditor)
Experience: As we know cyber security career is booming and due to its increasing job opportunities, it makes for a great career choice. But, it has its complexities and the technical aspects of it can't be ignored. For this reason, having some technical experience is necessary. Moreover, to acquire cyber security certifications, candidates need to meet certain criteria and experience plays a major role in it. There are some prerequisites to take taking the final exam for certification.
Training from a reputed training provider - In order to get the certification, one must pass the exam conducted by the governing body. For example, to get the CISSP certification, you must take up the CISSP exam conducted by (ISC)2 and clear it. In this case, taking up a CISSP training will ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the syllabus set by the governing body. It helps you clear the exam in just one attempt.
CISSP Exam: Once you gain adequate knowledge, apply for the exam. On passing the exam, you will be awarded the CISSP certification from (ISC)2.
Well, cyber security is a new age career option and there is no shortage of job opportunities in this field. All you need to do is get adequate knowledge, legitimize it with the help of certification and you reap benefits.
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