CCSSP – Certified Information System Security Professional

African Advanced Level Telecommunication Institute

Institution Details:

Nairobi, Kenya

Course Category:

IT & Networking


Next Start Date: 20/05/2019

End Date: 24/05/2019

Application Closing Date: 20/05/2019

Course Description

In an increasingly complex cyber world, there is a growing need for information security leaders who possess the breadth and depth of expertise necessary to establish holistic security programs that assure the protection of organizations’ information assets. That’s where the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) comes in.

The CISSP certification is the ideal credential for those with proven deep technical and managerial competence, skills, experience, and credibility to build and maintain security programs to protecting organizations from growing sophisticated attacks. The CISSP draws from a comprehensive, up-to-date, global common body of knowledge that ensures security leaders have a deep knowledge and understanding of new threats, technologies, regulations, standards, and practices.

Backed by (ISC)2®, the globally recognized, not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the information security field, the CISSP was the first credential in the field of information security to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/ IEC Standard 17024. Not only is the CISSP an objective measure of excellence, but also a globally recognized standard of achievement.

Target Audience and Perquisites:
Security Consultant, Security Analyst, Security Manager o Security Systems Engineer, IT Director/Manager o Chief Information Security Officer, Security Auditor, Director of Security, Security Architect, Network Architect

Expected Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, participants will have a deep understanding of the following CISSP knowledge domains:
1. Security and Risk Management (Security, Risk, Compliance, Law, Regulations, and Business Continuity)
2. Asset Security (Protecting Security of Assets)
3. Security Engineering (Engineering and Management of Security)
4. Communication and Network Security (Designing and Protecting Network Security)
5. Identity and Access Management (Controlling Access and Managing Identity)
6. Security Assessment and Testing (Designing, Performing, and Analyzing Security Testing)
7. Security Operations (Foundational Concepts, Investigations, Incident Management, and Disaster Recovery)
8. Software Development Security (Understanding, Applying, and Enforcing Software Security)

The CISSP Helps You:
1. Validate your proven competence gained through years of experience in information security.
2. Demonstrate your technical knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively develop a holistic security program set against globally accepted standards.
3. Differentiate yourself from other candidates for desirable job openings in the fast-growing information security market.
4. Affirm your commitment to the field and ongoing relevancy through continuing professional education and understanding of the most current best practices.
5. Gain access to valuable career resources, such as networking and ideas exchange with peers.

The CISSP Helps Employers:
1. Protect against threats with qualified professionals who have the expertise to competently design, build, and maintain a secure business environment.
2. Ensure professionals stay current on emerging threats, technologies, regulations, standards, and practices through the continuing professional education requirements.
3. Increase confidence that candidates are qualified and committed to information security.
4. Ensure employees use a universal language, circumventing ambiguity with industry-accepted terms and practices.
5. Increase organizations’ credibility when working with clients and vendors.

CISSP Training at AFRALTI:
CISSP training at AFRALTI is unique, the programme entails instructor-led training covering both theory and practical lessons. The Instructors are not only CISSP certified but are also Certified Ethical Hackers.

Although the CISSP curriculum does not cover the security testing and hacking labs, our training has been enriched with lab exercises. Students will be provided with security related resources and all tools required to perform security testing to enhance their understanding of security principles and their appreciation of the security matters.

  • Course Sub-Category IT
  • Course Level Tertiary
  • Qualification Awarded Certificate
  • Awarding Body AFRALTI
  • CostKSh.
  • Length Of Course 5 Days
  • Class Size
  • Course Location/BranchOff Waiyaki Way

Course Requirements

Security Consultant, Security Analyst, Security Manager o Security Systems Engineer, IT Director/Manager o Chief Information Security Officer, Security Auditor, Director of Security, Security Architect, Network Architect.

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Institution Details

African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI) is an Inter-Governmental Institute established in 1993 to supplement and spearhead ICT development efforts mainly in English-speaking Africa. Currently the member States that have ratified the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) include Lesotho, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Kingdom of Eswatini, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe, out of the 23 eligible members.

“To be a leading and self-sustaining Centre of Excellence for ICT capacity building in Africa”.

Mission Statement:
“To provide quality training, consultancy and advisory services to the ICT Sector in Africa”.

AFRALTI’s Core Values:
1. Good Corporate Governance
2. Professionalism
3. Teamwork
4. Quality and Excellence
5. Equal opportunities
6. Creativity and innovation.

Governing Council:
The Governing Council (GC) is composed of a representative from each Member State. The Chair is on a rotational basis amongst the member States.

The Institute offers training in the following areas:
1. Telecommunication Engineering
2. Spectrum Engineering and Management
3. Next Generation Networks
4. ISDN and Broadband Networks
5. VoIP Networks
6. Wireless Technologies (2G, 3G, LTE, WiMAX, CDMA, WiFi)
7. Optical Fibre Communication
8. Transmission Systems
9. Radio Communication
10. Satellite Communication
11. Information Technology
12. Cisco Certification: CCNA, CCNP
13. Quality Management and Systems Audit
14. Information Systems Auditing
15. IPV6
16. Linux Administration
17. Network Security
18. IP Networks
19. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
20. Cyber Security
21. Oracle
22. Huawei Certified Data Associate (HCDA)
23. Huawei Certified Data Professional (HCDP)
24. Management Training
25. Billing Systems and Management.
26. Costing and Tariffs (COSITU ITU Model)
27. Feasibility Studies and Market Analysis
28. Fraud and Revenue Assurance.
29. Interconnection Negotiations and Management
30. Marketing Strategy
31. Telecoms Policy and Regulations
32. Strategic Planning for Telecommunications Development
33. Telecommunication Standards and QoS testing