What is the difference between an Online Bootcamp Program and a Short Course?
An Online Bootcamp Program is an intensive and accelerated learning program made up of a collection of self-paced eLearning components and live online classes that students are required to attend.
The Online Bootcamp program curriculum contain a combination of specifically chosen courses and career-critical skills that are aligned to a job role.
A Short Course on the other hand are shorter courses that is designed to target developing a specific skill set or topic. They generally are much quicker to complete than Bootcamp Programs.
What is the CISSP certification?
The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification was developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)² - a global leader in cyber security. Acquiring this designation verifies your skills as internationally-recognised, vendor-neutral, and capable of implementing and managing a top-quality security program. It is one of the most sought-after certifications in the cyber security industry, helping you stand out in the job market among potential employers.
Additionally, acquiring CISSP certification grants you eligibility for (ISC)² membership. This opens your doors to a vast array of industry resources, career paths, professional development opportunities, and networking events.
It is a certification any current or aspiring cyber security professional should consider, certifying your expertise as current, competitive, and globally-recognised.
What is the basic qualification to enrol in this CISSP Short Course?
Those looking to enrol in the CISSP Short Course must possess at least an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma.
Additionally, a minimum of five years' worth of work experience in two or more of the 8 domains under CISSP - (ISC)² CBK 2021. Those who hold less than five years of full-time work experience will be granted the (ISC)² associate title.
Is the exam fee for the CISSP Certification Exam included in the course fee?
The exam fee for the CISSP Short Course is not included in the course fee. However, those residing in the Americas, Canada, and Europe regions have the exam fee included. Students are able to directly schedule their exams through www.pearsonvue.com
Students have a maximum of 45 days to take their exams upon completion of their training, though it is strongly recommended to do so within a week of course completion. This ensures that the content you've learned is still fresh and top-of-mind.
What are the benefits of studying a Short Course?
While aspiring IT professionals may have traditionally been required to complete four-year degrees and attend face-to-face classroom training; the availability of short courses provide a more flexible, accessible pathway to upskilling. These programs are typically much more condensed - though still offer the intensive, practical training required to grant you the industry-standard skills you need. Additionally, plenty are now available online (such as this CISSP Short Course delivered by Simplilearn) helping you study at a time, place, and pace that works best for your schedule.
Acquiring your CISSP training through our short course grants you the freedom of studying while tending to other work or personal commitments. All classes are conducted live online, though offer intereactive participation; allowing you to ask questions and discuss as you would in a physical classroom. Recordings of each session are also archived for your future reference, further helping you in your preparation for the certification exam.
Why Should I Study a CISSP Short Course?
The CISSP certification was developed to help professionals verify their security skills as up-to-date, industry-standard, and capable of designing and implementing quality security programs. Studying our CISSP Short Course can help arm you with the expertise to successfully pursue CISSP certification - a credential that can broaden your career opportunities and boost your earning potential in the cyber security field.
According to Payscale, the average CISSP worker earns about $137k AUD per year. Depending on your cyber security specialty, earnings can reach well over an average of $250k AUD annually.
Will I earn a certificate?
Students who complete the CISSP Short Course will receive a course completion certificate along with a 30 hours CPE's certificate provided by Simplilearn.
To receive your CISSP certification, however, you must apply for and pass your online exams through www.pearsonvue.com
. This course is simply designed to help you prepare for examination. Passing the test also grants you eligibility for (ISC)² membership, where you'll gain access to further industry resources, employment opportunities, and peer-to-peer networking events.
What skills will I learn under CISSP training?
The CISSP Short Course is designed for intermediate security professionals looking to sharpen their skillset. It's thus best to pursue this training with a foundational understanding of cyber security and its basic practices.
The skill areas you'll explore through our CISSP training include: security architecture and engineering; security and risk management; network security; identity and access management; security testing; software development security; and general security operations. By the end of the course, you'll have build the skills to design and implement your own top-quality security program.
How do I enrol in the CISSP Short Course?
To enrol in this CISSP Short Course, you'll need to first submit an enquiry form via our website. You'll need to provide the following details:
- Your Name
- Best Phone Number
- Email Address
Once you've submitted your online form, one of our education consultants will be in touch within 48 hours.
During the consultation, you'll be able to ask questions regarding payment options, learning content and what career outcomes you can pursue if you complete your studies.
What are the job opportunities for those with a CISSP certification?
The CISSP is considered one of the most demanded certifications worldwide, helping you draw greater employment opportunities on the job market. Most senior cyber security positions will often deem the credential as a pre-condition (or at the very least, is "strongly recommended"). As such, you'll likely broaden your potential career paths with a CISSP certification.
Possible job opportunities for the CISSP-certified include: IT Security Analysts, Security Architects, Security Engineers, Senior IT Security Consultants, Senior Information Security Assurance Consultants, and Security Systems Administrators.
How do I become a certified CISSP professional?
Becoming a certified CISSP Professional has never been more accessible than through the flexibility of online learning. Our CISSP Short Course provides you with all the training you need to pursue certification in the field.
Delivered by Simplilearn, you'll dive into all eight domains of CISSP - equipping you with all the knowledge areas required to become a bonafide CISSP expert. These include areas of security management, security architecture, security engineering, and security testing; helping you build the skills necessary to design and implement effective cyber security programs. At the same time, you'll have acquired the training to pursue and pass the CISSP certification exam.
Completing this short course can thus set you on your way to becoming a certified CISSP professional. Including a free voucher, along with a globally-recognised reputation, and up-to-date practices taught by industry veterans - you'll gain the expertise necessary to advance your career in cyber security.
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