Domain 4: Communication and Network Security

The CISSP is the industry-recognized gold standard for security certifications. It spans the breadth of sophisticated technical and managerial concepts relating to information security. Acquiring the ability to effectively design, engineer, and manage an organization's overall security posture. This course covers Domain 4: Communication and Network Security. Information is not just stored, it is also transmitted and must be secured in transit. Understanding networking models, protocols, hardware components, and possible attack vectors is vital to information security. It is one of the most important domains on the CISSP exam. 

 1 CPE Credit 

Participants who pass this introductory course will earn 1 CPE Credit.

Upon course completion we recommend that you take our CISSP Mock Exams to gauge your current knowledge base before taking the official exam.

Course Publication Date: May 30th, 2022
Course Review Date: May 30th, 2024

Created By:

is Burton

Founder of Executive IT Forums, Inc. Program Director, IT GRC Forum. Chris has been working in the technology content marketing field for over 20 years focusing on enterprise cybersecurity and regulatory compliance in industries ranging from healthcare and finance to manufacturing and retail. In 2008 he founded Executive IT Forums, Inc, and set up the IT GRC Forum to produce educational content for Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) Executives. Chris is primarily responsible for content design, course development, and delivery of educational programs, and he excels in helping clients to maximize the executive value achieved across GRC campaigns.

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