CISSP: Operations Security (replaced by course sp_cssp_a07_it_enus)

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To understand the different mechanisms used to identify different types of attack and their effects, and protect system resources, e-mail and Internet communication to ensure operations security; to prepare candidates for one of the ten knowledge domains assessed in (ISC)2’s CISSP certification exam

Target Audience

Mid-level and senior-level managers who are working toward or have already attained positions as CISOs, CSOs or Senior Security Engineers


A minimum of four years of professional experience in the information security field or three years plus a college degree

Expected Duration

140 min.

Course Objectives

CISSP: Operations Security (replaced by course sp_cssp_a07_it_enus)

  • recognize the activities involved in securing the operations of an enterprise and identify the technologies used to maintain network and resource availability.
  • identify the effects of various hardware and software violations on the system, and recognize how different types of operational and life-cycle assurance are used to secure operations.
  • determine the effects of different attacks on the network and identify the consequences of those effects.
  • recognize how different auditing and monitoring techniques are used to identify and protect against system and network attacks.
  • recognize the need for resource protection, distinguish between e-mail protocols, and identify different types of e-mail vulnerability.
  • identify basic mechanisms and security issues associated with the Web, and recognize different technologies for transferring and sharing files over the Internet.
  • recognize key reconnaissance attack methods and identify different types of administrative management and media storage control.
  • identify the appropriate security measures and controls for creating a more secure workspace in given scenarios.