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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

Physical Security

  • Securing a Site
  • Risks Associated With Site Security
  • Environmental Protection Mechanisms:
    Preventative, Detection and Suppression


  • History and Purpose of Cryptography
  • Secret Key and Public Key Encryption
  • Stenography and Its Uses

Access Control

  • Access Control Methods
  • Access Control Vulnerabilities and Exposures
  • Administrative and Physical Controls
  • Technical and Logical Controls

Security Models and Architecture

  • Different Security Models and Their Strengths
  • System Architecture Protection Schemes
  • The Interrelationship of System
    Architecture Components
  • CPU Modes and Protection Rings
  • I/O Device Management

Telecommunications and Network Security

  • How Packets Move in a Network
  • Policy and Management
  • Common Types of Power and Environmental Issues:
    Brownouts, Blackouts and Power Surges
  • Different Security Controls

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

  • The Incident Response Model
  • Different Testing Methods
  • Emergency Response
  • Difference Between Business Continuity
    and Disaster Recovery
  • Contingency Planning Requirements
    and Critical Business Functions

Operations Security

  • Principles of Good Management
  • Operational Resources That Must Be Protected
  • Techniques and Methods for Protecting
    Operational Resources
  • Input and Output Controls
  • Penetration Testing

Information Security and Risk Management

  • Risk Management Techniques and Practices
  • Qualitative Risk Assessment Process
  • Qualitative Risk Assessment Skills
  • Difference Between Total Risk and Residual Risk
  • Security Flow Throughout the Organization

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®.