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Advanced Information Assurance and Security - Government

Secure Your Success on Must-Have Certification Exams

Advanced Information Assurance and Security - Government

This specialized, 12-week government security training course analyzes advanced aspects of information assurance and best practices to help you prevent cryptographic attacks and other computer crimes that threaten the government and country.

Advanced Information Assurance and Security - Government

This course is part of a Master Certificate Program

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Packages starting at $5,595

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Advanced Information Assurance and Security – Government helps government employees and contractors prepare for demanding certification exams. 650 sample questions are included for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) exams prep; hundreds of sample questions for the Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), a new (ISC)2® qualification which satisfies Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements, are also available.

Further, this government security course supports CNSS National Standard 4011, which deals with intelligence activities, military command and control, and other vital issues impacting national security. You cannot go without these in-demand areas of knowledge in today’s information security field.

What You’ll Study

Security and Risk Management

  • Qualitative vs Quantitative risk assessment
  • Control risk and risk acceptance
  • Role of security documentation
  • Risk management

Asset Security

  • Importance of Asset Security
  • Types of security documentation
  • Encryption
  • Cryptographic controls

Security Engineering

  • DES vs Triple DES
  • Message integrity
  • PKI elements
  • Security guards

Communication & Network Security

  • OSI model
  • LAN and WAN
  • Data backup technologies

Identity and Access Management

  • Types of authentication
  • Access control and CIA
  • VPN solutions

Security Assessment and Testing

  • Penetration testing
  • Physical security
  • Common IT threats

Security Operations

  • Global legal systems
  • Life cycle and configuration management
  • Business continuity diligence

Software Development Security

  • Database Management Systems (DBMS)
  • Seven phases of the System Development lifecycle
  • Security languages

Certification and Accreditation

  • Building a Certification and Accreditation
  • Elements of Certification and Accreditation
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • The Certification and Accreditation Life Cycle
  • Project Planning

Credit & Tuition

ACE credit recommendation 4 hours. Register today and earn 60 PDUs, 6.0 CEUs for $3,095.

Who Should Register?

This course is for all IT professionals tasked with managing the security processes that are critical in today’s government environment. It provides managers and other IT professionals with the high-end skills necessary to achieve CAP®, CISSP® or SSCP® certification through (ISC)2®.

VA Benefit Eligibility: Visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Web Enabled Approval Management System (WEAMS) to view which programs of study or courses are currently certified. Benefit certification depends upon your VA determined eligibility, enrollment status and certified program of study.