Lesson/Domain 1 -- Security School: Training for CISSP Certification

Lesson 1 of SearchSecurity's Training for CISSP Certification consists of a webcast, article and quiz on security management practices as they apply to (ISC)2's CISSP cert.

Security School: Training for CISSP® Certification

Discover everything you need to know to ace the CISSP® exam with our first series of SearchSecurity.com Security School webcasts,which are focused on CISSP training. Each lesson corresponds to a specific domain in the CISSP exam's "Common Body of Knowledge" -- the essential elements each CISSP-certified practitioner must know.

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Lesson/Domain 1 -- Security management practices
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Security management embodies the administrative and procedural activities designed to secure corporate assets and information companywide. In this Security School webcast with expert Shon Harris, learn how security management facilitates the enterprise security vision by formalizing the infrastructure, defining the activities, and applying the tools and techniques necessary to control, monitor and coordinate security efforts across an organization.

Fundamentally, information security assurance is a business issue that must be addressed in the context of the enterprise business framework. This article provides an overview of the challenges you'll learn in the webcast that constrain responsible security management, and offers strategies as well as specific tools and techniques for evaluating, controlling, and implementing security across an enterprise. The following topics are included:

  • Fundamental principles of information security
  • Foundation security terminology
  • Security roles and responsibilities
  • Security risk management

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About Shon Harris:

Shon Harris is a CISSP, MCSE and President of Logical Security, a firm specializing in security educational and training tools. Logical Security offers curriculum, virtual labs, instructor slides and tools for lease by training companies, security companies, military organizations, government sectors and corporations.

Shon is also a security consultant, an engineer in the Air Force's Information Warfare unit, an entrepreneur and an author. She has authored two best selling CISSP books, including CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, and was a contributing author to the book Hacker's Challenge. Shon is currently finishing her newest book, Gray Hat Hacking: The Ethical Hacker's Handbook.

CISSP® is a registered certification mark of the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., also known as ISC(2). 

This was last published in September 2004

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