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Get CISSP certified in just six days on this accelerated course. The CISSP (certified information systems security professional) is globally recognised as the gold standard IT security certification – learn the skills you need to achieve it at twice the speed with Firebrand.
Developed by (ISC)2, the world’s leading cyber security membership association, the CISSP is key for professionals aiming for senior roles in information security. With Firebrand, you’ll build the expert knowledge needed to implement and manage an enterprise security programme.
On this accelerated course, you’ll study the eight domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK):
On this course, you'll prepare for and sit the CISSP exam, covered by your Certification Guarantee.
Strengthen your skills as a security professional – this training is ideal for security consultants, analysts, managers, auditors and architects. Plus, the CISSP certification is highly desirable for ambitious professionals aiming to achieve Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) roles.
Firebrand Training is an Authorised Provider of (ISC)2 training. On this accelerated course, you’ll get access to resources only available to authorised providers:
Firebrand Training has been named as a “Highest Performing Affiliate of the Year – EMEA” by (ISC)2. Upon announcing the award, W. Hord Tipton, Executive Director of (ISC)2, stated: “This award represents Firebrand as the top performer for (ISC)2...for the EMEA region.”
(ISC)2 is an international, non-profit membership association built for security professionals. When you certify, you’ll become a member of (ISC)². As a member, you’ll join a global network of 125,000+ and get access to an array of exclusive resources, tools and peer-to-peer networking opportunities, conference and event discounts.
Become a member by earning one of (ISC)2’s gold standard certifications. Contact us to find out more.
Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.
Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.
This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.
1.1 Understand and apply concepts of confidentiality, integrity and availability
1.2 Evaluate and apply security governance principles
1.3 Determine compliance requirements
1.4 Understand legal and regulatory issues that pertain to information security in a global context
1.5 Understand, adhere to and promote professional ethics
1.6 Develop, document, and implement security policy, standards, procedures, and guidelines
1.7 Identify, analyse and prioritise Business Continuity (BC) requirements
1.8 Contribute to and enforce personnel security policies and procedures
1.9 Understand and apply risk management concepts
1.10 Understand and apply threat modelling concepts and methodologies
1.11 Apply risk-based management concepts to the supply chain
1.12 Establish and maintain a security awareness, education, and training program
2.1 Identify and classify information and assets
2.2 Determine and maintain information and asset ownership
2.3 Protect privacy
2.4 Ensure appropriate asset retention
2.5 Determine data security controls
2.6 Establish information and asset handling requirements
3.1 Implement and manage engineering processes using secure design principles
3.2 Understand the fundamental concepts of security models
3.3 Select controls based upon systems security requirements
3.4 Understand security capabilities of information systems (e.g., memory protection, Trusted Platform Module (TPM), encryption/decryption)
3.5 Assess and mitigate the vulnerabilities of security architectures, designs, and solution
3.6 Assess and mitigate vulnerabilities in web-based systems
3.7 Assess and mitigate vulnerabilities in mobile systems
3.8 Assess and mitigate vulnerabilities in embedded devices
3.9 Apply cryptography
3.10 Apply security principles to site and facility design
3.11 Implement site and facility security controls
4.1 Implement secure design principles in network architectures
4.2 Secure network components
4.3 Implement secure communication channels according to design
5.1 Control physical and logical access to assets
5.2 Manage identification and authentication of people, devices, and services
5.3 Integrate identity as a third-party service
5.4 Implement and manage authorisation mechanisms
5.5 Manage the identity and access provisioning lifecycle
6.1 Design and validate assessment, test, and audit strategies
6.2 Conduct security control testing
6.3 Collect security process data (e.g., technical and administrative)
6.4 Analyse test output and generate report
6.5 Conduct or facilitate security audits
7.1 Understand and support investigations
7.2 Understand requirements for investigation types
7.3 Conduct logging and monitoring activities
7.4 Securely provisioning resources
7.5 Understand and apply foundational security operations concepts
7.6 Apply resource protection techniques
7.7 Conduct incident management
7.8 Operate and maintain detective and preventative measures
7.9 Implement and support patch and vulnerability management
7.10 Understand and participate in change management processes
7.11 Implement recovery strategies
7.12 Implement Disaster Recovery (DR) processes
7.13 Test Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP)
7.14 Participate in Business Continuity (BC) planning and exercises
7.15 Implement and manage physical security
7.16 Address personnel safety and security concerns
8.1 Understand and integrate security in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
8.2 Identify and apply security controls in development environments
8.3 Assess the effectiveness of software security
8.4 Assess security impact of acquired software
8.5 Define and apply secure coding guidelines and standards
Firebrand’s CISSP Boot Camp is an accelerated course that will prepare you to take the challenging CISSP exam. Accelerated training is fast, but this is not a crash course – you’ll learn from a real-world security expert and study everything you need to know to pass the exam.
You’ll study the eight CISSP CBK (Common Body of Knowledge) domains using the most up-to-date curriculum and revision materials.
Firebrand’s CISSP bootcamp is ideal for experienced security professionals, including managers, auditors and consultants – or anyone aiming to achieve CISO roles.
Firebrand does not provide online training for the CISSP certification. Instead, Firebrand’s CISSP course provides students with an opportunity to learn in-person from expert security instructors.
To find out the cost of this accelerated CISSP course and others, visit our prices page.
The CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) is an established information security framework covering security terminology, principles and a library of cyber security topics. It is sometimes referred to as the CISSP syllabus.
Created by (ISC)2, the CBK is used to assess a student’s level of security knowledge when preparing for and sitting the CISSP exam.
CISSPs are subject matter experts (SMEs) who work within two or more of these eight domains and possess advanced knowledge, skills, and experience gained through certification.
The CISSP exam covers 8 domains in 2018 which are:
To achieve this certification, you must have at least five years of cumulative, paid and full-time work experience in two or more of the eight CISSP CBK domains.
However, if you don’t meet these requirements, you can get a one-year experience waiver with:
You may also opt to take and sit the CISSP exam without the required experience. If you do pass the exam without the prerequisite experience, you will become an Associate of (ISC)2. You’ll then have six years to earn the work experience required, at which point you will receive your CISSP certification.
The CISSP exam costs £560 in the UK.
The CISSP CAT exam duration is three hours. Exceptions can be provided to candidates with medical accommodations that are pre-approved by (ISC)2.
There is no minimum exam duration and students may proceed through the exam at their own pace.
The average annual salary for professionals holding the CISSP certification is £60,000 – according to data from ITJobsWatch.
On this accelerated course, you'll prepare for and sit your CISSP exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee.
You'll be tested on the eight CISSP domains:
Once you have successfully passed your certification exam, you'll receive your certificate and ID card. Upon receiving notification of your exam success, you will be required to subscribe to the (ISC)2 Code of Ethics and have your application endorsed before the credential can be awarded.
An endorsement form for this purpose must be completed and signed by an (ISC)2 certified professional who is an active member, and who can attest to your professional experience. You are required to become certified within nine months of the date of your exam.
If you do not become certified or an Associate of (ISC)2 within 9 months of the date of your exam, you will be required to retake the exam in order to become certified. It is possible for (ISC)2 to endorse you if you cannot find a certified individual to act as one.
The CISSP certification has annual and three-year CPE requirements. To maintain your certification you must:
Please note: Passing candidates may be randomly selected and audited by (ISC)2 Member Services prior to issuance of a certification. Attaining multiple certifications may result in a candidate being audited more than once. Firebrand Training will provide support for candidates that are audited.
On your accelerated CISSP course, you'll get access to resources only available to authorised (ISC)2 training providers:
Firebrand will also provide you with:
Please note: If you are funding this accelerated course through the MOD's Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) scheme, you must pay separately for accommodation and meals. For more information, contact us on 080 80 800 888.
Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.
Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.
Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.
We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +44 207 907 1120.
There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.
Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.
Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.
To achieve this certification, you must have:
If you don’t meet the work experience requirement you can get a one year experience waiver with:
Alternatively, you may opt to take and sit the CISSP exam without the required experience. Pass the exam and you will become an Associate of (ISC)2 – you’ll then have six years to earn the work experience required. Upon gaining the experience you will receive your full CISSP certification.
Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.
Just call us on +44 207 907 1120 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.
Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.
Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 68,075 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.69% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.
Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.
"One stop shop to get CISSP qualified."
Asif Ahmed, Centrica. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/6/2018 to 23/6/2018)
"Learning made fun and enjoyable by the Instructor."
Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/6/2018 to 23/6/2018)
"An intense week but completely worth it.
You will never be as prepared for an exam after sitting through this week.
Highly recommended and the Firebrand staff are amazing as always."
Kyle Williams, Win Technologies. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (21/5/2018 to 26/5/2018)
"Brilliant tutor. Well laid out course.
Mark Sawyer, SLAUGHTER AND MAY 02. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (21/5/2018 to 26/5/2018)
"Fantastic facilities, well structured course topped off by engaging and charismatic instructor. Whole package is what beats the competitor."
Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (30/4/2018 to 5/5/2018)
"Really enjoyable experience with the instructor and the CISSP course.
The breadth of knowledge, and life experience the instructor has shines through in his delivery and makes for a (mostly) fun, and very interesting course. It has certainly increased my desire and determination to gain the CISSP qualification."
Hemant Mistry. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (30/4/2018 to 5/5/2018)
"Despite the huge range of topics to take in, the instructor delivered the course in a lively and interesting manner, with great "Real-Life" associations.
Not being and IT-Tech-y, I was slightly concerned before the course, but this should not put anyone off doing the course!"
Mark Hempton, International Nuclear Services. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (30/4/2018 to 5/5/2018)
"This is my first experience with Firebrand and I was impressed by the quality of the organization and delivery of the training.
Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (30/4/2018 to 5/5/2018)
"A very big course packed into quite a long and hard week, but a well structured course reinforced important points and principals throughout.
Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (30/4/2018 to 5/5/2018)
"Training, Food and accommodation all in one location makes a difficult course easier to take in - the usual personal admin factor is taken away. The staff and instructors are great and the course content (for CISSP in my case) was delivered very well and in a logical way."
Roy Organ, MOD. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (30/4/2018 to 5/5/2018)
"Firebrand training is second to none, with talented and knowledgeable instructors who deliver courses using their experience in IT, not simply a theory perspective."
John Thomas, Zigbee Limted. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (19/2/2018 to 24/2/2018)
"Really good facilities, well run with professional staff. Looking forward to my next course with Firebrand."
Nicholas Wieckowski, MOD. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (19/2/2018 to 24/2/2018)
"Firebrand have provided an intense and fun week on the CISSP course. A great day of knowledge was shared and the learning environment was open and conducive to discussion and a deeper understanding.
I would highly recommend Firebrand CISSP course."
K.R.. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (19/2/2018 to 24/2/2018)
"Great staff, great facilities, great experience."
A.W.. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (19/2/2018 to 24/2/2018)
"Great course, location and trainer with really insightful stories/examples that bring the subject to life."
Justin Stevens, teleperformance. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (19/2/2018 to 24/2/2018)
"A very "real world" learning experience that will help me immensely in my career. "
Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (15/1/2018 to 20/1/2018)
"Really enjoyed my time, even with the long days. Plenty of course content to learn but it was delivered in a constructive way, making it easy to learn. It helped me feel ready to take the exam."
Jason Lucas, Proact. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (11/12/2017 to 16/12/2017)
Kevin Worki. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (11/12/2017 to 16/12/2017)
"Great support and lots of good content. I've never learned and understood anything so quickly in such a short time."
Christopher Searles. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (11/12/2017 to 16/12/2017)
"I think that it would be exceptionally difficult to find a more accomplished instructor."
C.D.. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (23/10/2017 to 29/10/2017)
"Fantastic supplement to my knowledge and experience; I would not have passed this exam any other way!"
Keith Cottenden, Cyfor. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (23/10/2017 to 29/10/2017)
"Instructor was calm, measured and knowledgeable. Was pretty good at reading the class and was punctual, available and willing to assist with topics outside of the training hours. "
Craig Hendley, FTI. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (23/10/2017 to 29/10/2017)
"The instructor was great and I am already looking at taking more Firebrand (ISC2) courses taught by him. Wyboston is a very acceptable training centre & accommodation. Looking forward to the next!"
Chris Wicks, Baringa. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (23/10/2017 to 29/10/2017)
"Do not fear this course if you are non technical. The concepts are explained in very clear and non-technical ways!"
Stuart Leworthy. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"Brilliant, accomplished an impossible exam in no time."
Kunal Hatode, NTT Security. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"I have learnt a lot that I will use at work."
Jason Medhurst, N/A. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"My time here has been outstanding and intense, almost relentless, but he has helped to understand a domain I am not very well versed in, in a very easy to follow manner"
Adam Fallon. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"I can recommend Firebrand and their CISSP bootcamp wholeheartedly. The Instructor was excellent, the management very friendly and helpful and the facilities excellent and certainly conducive as a learning environment"
Philip Sills, MOD. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"We use Firebrand to train our team and new starters because the training is consistently good and the immersive environment is perfect for learning and getting through exams."
Richard Clarke, SQA. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"Great place to learn, environment is set up for students to learn and get ready for exams, As a returning student I will gladly come back again!"
Lee Bhagat, Genertali UTB. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"Course venue, Instructor support staff and content "spot on", pass or fail I've learnt a lot with the safety net that I can come back for free!"
Paul McDonald, Thomas Miller. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"Firebrand - where quality counts."
John Nulty, Amethyst Risk Management. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"Second time at Firebrand, both very intense but both great successes."
Ryan Licchelli, Complete IT. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"Firebrand excelled my expectations in the way they can deliver a course. Professional, well organized and extensive."
Luigi Ritacca, BBC. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"The insight and anecdotes given by the instructor really helped the subject matter to sink in. His way of explaining complex methodologies was outstanding.
Nigel Peirce, Merge with Lukes record. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
" Excellent Training Facilities and instructor. Highly recommended for CISSP training in a fast and efficient manner!
C.H.. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (18/9/2017 to 24/9/2017)
"I'm glad to have had this training with Firebrand"
Abdulaziz Al-Enezi, ELM. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"The knowledge anyone will get from Firebrand is valuable and excellent for any Information Security Officer."
Mirah Ahmad, DEWA. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"I would recommend Firebrand to anyone who is looking for quality training!"
Ahmed Shahid, Dubai electricity and water authority. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"The best place to study and learn new things and expand your knowledge with the best practices."
Khaleed Al Memari, FDC. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"Ideal environment to learn without distraction."
Joyce Robertson, Standard Life Aberdeen. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"Firebrand are a well oiled machine.
There is no need to worry about anything as Firebrand have everything covered!
Jayson Dudley, Mazars LLP. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"6 x 14 hr days...far more than other CISSP courses
EXAM READY - unlike other CISSP courses"
Paul Thomas, MOD. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"High quality materials with a clearly knowledgeable instructor made for a thorough learning experience.
Abdel Hamid Chachi, Insitute of Applied Technology. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (17/7/2017 to 23/7/2017)
"This is my 4th time and I will continue to come back!"
Steven Wright, Citrix. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (17/7/2017 to 23/7/2017)
"Thank you for everything. Thanks for a wonderful enjoyable experience!"
Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (17/7/2017 to 23/7/2017)
"Brilliant instructor, brilliant training provider "
Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (17/7/2017 to 23/7/2017)
"Whole week was well organised and run. Would recommend to anyone without hesitation. "
Kevin Vigar, Arqiva. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (19/6/2017 to 25/6/2017)
"Firebrand offer a good way to get certified quickly. Its very intense and perhaps does not suit everyone. However the total immersion of a residential course is an excellent way to get through content quickly."
Tim Goldfield, Geek Guru Ltd. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (19/6/2017 to 25/6/2017)
"Firebrand Training brings focus, you are completely submersed in the training and it allows for dedicated training. The facility is secluded enough to ensure that there are no temptations to wonder away from study. Whilst it is not military training it is regimented enough to provide you with the best possible out come."
Stewart Taylor, Director and Owner of Taylormade Information Security Ltd. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (19/6/2017 to 25/6/2017)