Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Top CISSP Certification Courses at a National Center of Academic Excellence

Since 2003, the University of Dallas has been recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance (Cybersecurity) by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Learn from one of the industry’s premier cybersecurity experts, Brett J.L. Landry, Ph.D., CISSP, CEH, as he imparts the essential knowledge and demonstrates the testing skills you need to pass the (ISC)2 CISSP exam.

Through our 4-day certification course, gain the required (ISC)2 CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) to sit for the exam while you:

  • learn practical knowledge from Brett J.L. Landry, Ph.D., CISSP, CEH, that can be applied immediately in the workplace as well as on the exam; 
  • receive thorough preparation from an accredited university and a nationally ranked top-5 cybersecurity program; and 
  • join a network of some of the top cyber professionals in the nation.

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Meet Your Instructor: Brett J.L. Landry, Ph.D., CISSP, CEH

Brett Landry, Ph.D., CISSP, CEHLandry is the dean of the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business at the University of Dallas and professor of cybersecurity. He has over 20 years of experience in information security in the public and private sectors. Landry has been instrumental in the university’s certification as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Landry is frequently featured in the Dallas Business Journal and universally regarded as one of the foremost experts in cyber defence for large businesses.

Landry earned his doctorate from Mississippi State University and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

Course Availability

Located on the University of Dallas campus, the CISSP Review sessions will take place over four Saturdays. Each session will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with an hour break for lunch. To maximize the effectiveness of the certification training, classes are held in person. They are also kept small to emphasize learning assurance and group collaboration.

October Session
Dates: Saturdays, September 29; October 13 & 27; November 10, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: University of Dallas - 1845 E. Northgate Dr, Irving, TX 75062

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Tuition: $2,100 (includes all course materials)

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Why get CISSP certified?

The CISSP certification is globally recognized as the gold standard for IT and security professionals, with over 100,000 certified credential holders. It is the first designation in information security to meet the demanding criteria set by ISO/IEC Standard 17024. Earning your CISSP will show that you are a qualified professional with expertise in designing, building and maintaining secure business environments. Your CISSP will mark you as a leader in the information security field.

How can UD prepare me for the exam?

We are committed to your successful achievement of the CISSP certification. To accomplish this, we have developed study materials. They will help you prepare for the large amount of content on the exam, which is often referred to as “10 miles wide and two inches deep.”

We provide you with the necessary tools to succeed, including class materials and videos of key topics. You are also given study guides that are designed to meet the most updated CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). The CISSP training materials have been developed by CISSP practitioners with decades of real world, practical experience to ensure learner success across all 10 domains as defined by (ISC)2.

Certificate & Grade

This program allows students to earn a Certificate of Completion. Students are required to successfully complete all assignments and projects and attend all classes to earn the certificate.

This class is a pass/fail course, no grade will be issued.

 For more information on the program please contact Kathy Whitgrove via email or 972-721-5298.

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