CISSP: Physical Security (replaced by course sp_cssp_a08_it_enus)

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


To understand the considerations and mechanisms involved in implementing the physical security of an enterprise; 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

120 min.

Course Objectives

CISSP: Physical Security (replaced by course sp_cssp_a08_it_enus)

  • recognize basic threats to an organization’s physical security and identify the security mechanisms used in securing an enterprise environment.
  • identify the security mechanisms and strategies used to protect the perimeter of a facility.
  • identify the appropriate physical security mechanisms to implement in a given scenario.
  • identify the appropriate mechanisms and controls for securing the inside of a building or facility.
  • select the most appropriate intrusion detection technology for a scenario.
  • determine the appropriate intrusion detection system to implement, given a specific scenario.
  • select the appropriate strategy for securing compartmentalized areas in a given scenario.