• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Learn about investigations, logging, monitoring, auditing, and reporting as you explore security assessments.

Learning Objectives

CISSP 2018: Security Assessment and Testing

  • specify steps that can be taken to support investigations
  • describe resource provisioning and protection
  • conduct logging and monitoring operations
  • implement various tests of security controls and processes
  • design and validate audit strategies
  • conduct security audits
  • analyze test output and generate reports
  • describe how to effectively assess and test security

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Operational Planning
  • Cyber Operations
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Executive Cyber Leadership
  • Systems Administration
  • Systems Analysis
  • Test and Evaluation


If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.