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What’s New in CISSP 2018?

Time to complete: 56h 35m

Published byInfinite Skills and O'Reilly Media, Inc.

CreatedJune 2018

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification is considered by many to be the must-have certification for information security practitioners. But as of April 2018, a new version of the exam, CISSP 2018, contains changes to all eight domains. The changes are minor and the majority of the test will reflect the same content and format as the 2015 version of the exam, but if you are planning on taking the exam in the not-too-distant future, you will want to see what’s new.

In this learning path, designed for entry-level information security professionals as well as those who already have some experience but need to take the exam for job requirement purposes, your host, MicroLink Corporation President David R. Miller, guides you through the changes made from the 2015 to the 2018 exam, in all eight domains, to help you best prepare for this updated version of the exam.

What you’ll learn—and how you can apply it

  • What changes have been included since the CISSP 2015 version of this certification exam
  • The new components added to the 2018 version of the exam

This learning path is for you because…

  • You are an IT professional in one or more of the eight domains outlined in the CISSP certification curriculum:
    • Security and Risk Management
    • Asset Security
    • Security Engineering
    • Communications and Network Security
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Security Assessment and Testing
    • Security Operations
    • Software Development Security
  • You're an IT professional looking to expand your knowledge and understanding of information security
  • You're an IT professional who wants to advance your career through CISSP certification and you want to see what’s new in the 2018 version


  • Basic operational understanding of computer networking and systems

Materials or downloads needed in advance: None