Security Courses

Summary

The following security courses developed and delivered by Sharp Innovation Solutions are offered through Building Blocks Technology.
- Information System Security Officer (ISSO) Orientation
- ISSO Lab Course
- Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) Boot Camp

ISSO Orientation

Dates and Registration

Ottawa
Monday, Feb 12-16, 2018 Register
Monday, May 7-11, 2018 Register

Duration:

5 days

Price:

$1,595

Audience:

This course is intended for officials in government or private industry working in the area of Information Security, wishing to become Information System Security Officer, or needing to advance their skills and knowledge in managing systems and organization security.

Overview:

This five-day overview program is based upon the National Security Agency’s Directive for National Training Standard. This standard is issued by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) as specified in CNSSI No. 4014; Information System Security Officer (ISSO).

This course addresses the entry level standards which cover the fundamentals of Information Systems from a top- down approach. Various topics addressed in the course include IT Governance, certification and accreditation, public key infrastructures, configuration management, intrusion detection and incident response. Given a series of system security breaches, the ISSO will identify system vulnerabilities and recommend security solutions required to return the system to an operational level of assurance.

Participants will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of IT governance as part of the role of the ISSO responsibility.
  • Define Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability for Information Systems Security.
  • Describe the certification and accreditation and explain their importance for an organization and the ISSO.
  • Describe the necessities in implementing a site Security Policy and its importance to the Department of National Defence and to other organizations.
  • Explain the importance of reporting the status of site security for the ISSO.

Topics:

1. Introduction to ISSO

  • Introductions
  • Security Experience
  • Course Format
  • Security Mindset
  • Security References

2. Setting the Foundation

  • Security Concepts
  • Security Practices
  • Security Policies

3. Understanding your Role

  • ISSO Defined
  • Common Responsibilities
  • Types of ISSO
  • Type-specific Responsibilities

4. Understanding Site Security

  • Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability for Sites
  • Site Security Principles
  • The Role of Site Security Policy
  • Site Security Policies

5. Site Security Implementation and Operations

  • Plans and Procedures
  • Facility Approval
  • Operational Management
  • Access Control
  • Incident Response

6. Understanding System Security

  • Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability for Systems
  • System Security Principles
  • The Role of System Security Policy
  • System Security Policies

7. System Security Implementation and Operations

  • Know Your Enemy
  • Security Breach Impacts
  • Plans and Procedures
  • Security Mechanisms and Methods
  • Access Control
  • Operational Management
  • Media Handling
  • Policy Integration
  • Incident Response

8. System Development Life Cycle Basics

  • System Development Lifecycle Methodology
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Software Protection Mechanisms

9. Cryptography Basics

  • Types of Cryptography Systems
  • Symmetric and Asymmetric Cryptography
  • PKI and Key Management Issues
  • Crypto Attacks

10. Understanding Site and System Reporting

  • Report Categories
  • Measurement
  • Reporting Roles and Responsibilities
  • Reporting Audiences

11. Developing Incident and Continuous Reporting

  • Report Planning
  • Reporting Formats and Conventions
  • Reporting to Management
  • Legal Considerations

12. Achieving a Security Certification and Accreditation Posture

  • Certification and Accreditation
  • Certification Practices
  • Certification Elements
  • Personnel Accreditation
  • Systems Accreditation (Type Accreditation)
  • Accreditation Activities

Instruction Methodology:

The course is usually taught live in class but can also be taught remotely online via videoconference.

ISSO Lab Course

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CISSP Boot Camp

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