What is the CISSP?• Well known security certification• By ISC2• International Information Systems Security CertificationConsortium• Requirement for many higher-level security jobs• Govt work (Noridian, Lockheed)• Replaces a degree requirement for some jobs• Good measure of our security knowledge• Covers 10 domains of security• Access control, networks, risk management, securingsoftware, cryptography, security architecture, operations, disasterrecovery, legal/compliance, physical
How does one get it?• Theres a fairly large test on all 10 domains• Theres a book and study guides• Theres classes you can pay for• Work experience• You need 5+ years full-time work in 2 or more of the CISSPdomains, though some of that can be waived• If you dont have the work experience yet, you can still take thetest and become a CISSP associate• You must have the experience within 6 years to upgrade to afull CISSP
Proposal1. Were running out of things to teach and few attendees are jumpingin to help2. Both Tim and I are too cheap to pay for the professional classesOur Miserly Ways Can Be Your Gain!
Proposal1. Wed like to change the class format for a couple of months2. Anyone who wants to get the CISSP along with us, would need topick up the CISSP CBK ($68 on Amazon)3. Well make an outline based on the book, including weekly readingassignments4. For Saturday classes, one of us studying for the cert will be chosento present that weeks materials in depth5. Anyone not wanting to get the cert will still have the outline andknow ahead of time what classes will pertain to what6. You can still show up and learn the material from usIn fact, it helps us learn faster if people ask questions!
Proposal• Once weve all read, presented, and otherwise lived the CISSP formonths, we should be ready to ace the test• Wed like to caravan down to Minneapolis to take the test together.Tims got a van!• There will likely be shenanigans• Worlds largest ball of twine?• War driving along the interstate?• Insert Coin?