A certified Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) protects the IT infrastructure of companies, organizations, or agencies. Your duties include taking proactive security measures, assessing risks, and responding to security breaches. You monitor networks, databases, and computer systems and create a risk management plan for IT systems. You perform security updates and build firewalls and other security features. Your responsibilities also include assessing security practices and procedures. You may coordinate penetration tests to test the effectiveness of current security systems. Based on the results of this assessment, you implement changes and train employees in secure computer practices.
Mile2 has designed the C)ISSO Exam to measure your understanding of the ISO/IEC 27001 standard for managing information security. These standards require that management performs the following in regards to their Information System Security:
1. Systematically examine the risks, vulnerabilities, and impacts of the system
2. Design and implement information security controls and risk mitigation.
The Certified Information Systems Security Officer Exam will take approximately 2 hours. It is a multiple choice exam and will be taken online via your Mile2.com account.
100 exam questions are served from a much larger bank of questions so each exam is unique. However, all of the topics described to the left are covered in every exam.
A passing score of 70% is required to earn the C)ISSO certification from Mile2. The certification is valid for 3 years. Certification Renewal Policies can be found at https://www.mile2.com/cert-renewal/.
There is an opportunity to retake the exam should you not pass the 1st time. Our free “Second Chance Exam” will automatically load if you do not pass the certification exam on your first attempt.
We encourage you to use the unlimited practice exams and exam prep guide to prepare yourself for the certification exam.
If you do not achieve the passing score after two attempts you will need to purchase a new exam attempt and there may be a waiting period before you can retake the Certified Information Systems Security Officer exam again.
There are two options for training to help prepare you for the Certified Information Systems Security Officer Exam.
1. The Ultimate Self-Study Combo will give you 12 months of access to instructional materials as well as access to the certification exam.
2. The Live Class will give you everything in the Ultimate Self-Study Combo plus 5 days of live instruction via an online classroom.
All materials and exams are accessed through your Mile2.com account.
Mile2 Cybersecurity Certifications is a world-leader in providing accredited education, training, and certifications for INFOSEC professionals. We strive to deliver the best course ware, the strongest Cyber Range, and the most user-friendly exam system in the market.
Our training courses follow our role-based Certification Roadmap. Plus, many of our classes include hands-on skill development in our Cyber Range. We train students in penetration testing,disaster recovery, incident handling, and network forensics. Additionally, our Information Assurance training certification meets military, government, private sector and institutional specifications.