- Every year, U.S. News & World Report does a study…of the 100 best jobs in America,…and information security consistently lands on that list.…In fact, information security analyst…made it all the way up into the top 10 in 2017,…ranking as the seventh best career in America.…Why is information security such a fantastic career choice?…There are many different reasons.…First, there are plenty of jobs available.…While most of the country is facing…an increasingly tight job market,…the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics…projects incredible job growth of 18% through 2024…for the information security field.…
That's 50% higher than computing jobs in general…and more than double the job growth rate across all fields.…Those are very optimistic projections…if you're looking to break into a new career field.…Second, the jobs that are available pay very well.…The median salary for an information security analyst…in 2015 was more than $90,000.…Just look at how that compares to other IT jobs…and all jobs in America.…
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The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is the industry's gold standard, necessary for many mid- and senior-level positions. This course provides an overview of the 2018 certification program. It kicks off the CISSP Cert Prep series, which covers each domain in the exam in greater detail. Here, instructor Mike Chapple briefly reviews the eight main subjects: Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Engineering, Communication and Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, and Software Development Security. He also reviews the format of the CISSP exam, provides test prep tips and practices tests, and points to additional study resources.
- Who should take the CISSP exam
- Benefits of certification
- Study resources
- CISSP domains
- Question types
- Exam tips
- Practicing for the test
Skill Level Advanced
IT Security Foundations: Core Conceptswith Lisa Bock1h 13m Beginner
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Intermediate
1. The CISSP Exam
2. Exploring the CISSP Domains
3. Inside the CISSP Exam
4. Prepraing for the Exam
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