Cyber Security Service Provider Training
Welcome to the WashU TLCenter's Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) training! In today's ever-changing technological landscape, organizations need professionals who can protect their information systems and networks against an increasing number of cybersecurity threats. Our CSSP training is tailored to prepare you for a career as a qualified cybersecurity professional in one of the five pathways: Analyst, Auditor, Incident Responder, Infrastructure Support, or Manager.
The courses are designed to meet the requirements of the CSSP certification, a requirement for working on US federal government contracts related to information systems and networks. Our expert instructors, modern training facilities and cutting-edge curriculum ensure that you receive the highest quality training to stay ahead of the constantly evolving cybersecurity threats.
Whether you're starting your career in cybersecurity or looking to take it to the next level, our CSSP training can help you gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed. With our tailored curriculum and individualized attention, you can confidently embark on your journey to becoming a qualified cybersecurity professional.
CSSP Career Training Guide
As a Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Analyst, you will be responsible for monitoring and analyzing network traffic, logs, and other security-related data to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities. To perform these duties effectively, you will need to have a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity concepts and technologies.
The recommended courses for a CSSP Analyst are the CompTIA Security+ Exam Prep, Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA), and the CySA+ Exam Prep. The CompTIA Security+ Exam Prep covers the foundational skills necessary for a cybersecurity career, while the ZTA course focuses on securing networks through a zero-trust approach. The CySA+ Exam Prep provides training on identifying and mitigating cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.
As a CSSP Auditor, you will be responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of an organization's cybersecurity programs and identifying areas for improvement. To perform these duties effectively, you will need to have a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity frameworks, policies, and procedures.
The recommended courses for a CSSP Auditor are the CFR - CyberSec First Responder Exam Prep, the CAP Exam Prep, and the CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor Exam Prep. The CFR course provides training on identifying and responding to cyber incidents, while the CAP Exam Prep covers the processes for assessing and authorizing information systems. The CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor Exam Prep course focuses on IT governance, risk management, and audit processes.
CSSP Incident Responder
As a CSSP Incident Responder, you will be responsible for responding to cybersecurity incidents and minimizing their impact on an organization. To perform these duties effectively, you will need to have a comprehensive understanding of incident response processes, forensic analysis, and security technologies.
The recommended courses for a CSSP Incident Responder are the CFR - CyberSec First Responder Exam Prep, the CHFI: Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator course, and the ECSA: EC-Council Certified Security Analyst Exam Prep. The CFR course provides training on identifying and responding to cyber incidents, while the CHFI course focuses on digital forensics and incident response. The ECSA course provides training on performing vulnerability assessments and penetration testing.
CSSP Infrastructure Support
As a CSSP Infrastructure Support specialist, you will be responsible for configuring and maintaining network and security devices such as firewalls, routers, and switches. To perform these duties effectively, you will need to have a comprehensive understanding of network infrastructure, security technologies, and protocols.
The recommended courses for a CSSP Infrastructure Support specialist are the CND: Certified Network Defender course, the CompTIA Cloud+ Exam Prep, and the LPT Exam Prep. The CND course provides training on securing network devices and infrastructure, while the CompTIA Cloud+ course focuses on cloud infrastructure and security. The LPT Exam Prep provides advanced training on penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.
As a CSSP Manager, you will be responsible for managing and overseeing the implementation of cybersecurity programs within an organization. This includes developing policies and procedures, managing risk assessments, and overseeing the implementation of security controls. To perform these duties effectively, you will need to have a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity concepts and technologies.
The recommended courses for a CSSP Manager are the CISM - Certified Information Security Manager course, the CISSP Exam Prep, and the CCISO Exam Prep. The CISM course provides training on information security governance, program development, and management. The CISSP Exam Prep course teaches the eight domains of the (ISC)2 Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) and prepares you for the CISSP certification exam. The CCISO Exam Prep course provides training on the five domains of the CCISO certification.
The Department of Defense requires all CSSP professionals to hold a CSSP certification to work on its networks. Department of Defense
72% of respondents said that their organizations are now requiring a CSSP certification for certain job roles. (ISC)²
The average salary for CSSP professionals in the US is around $100,000 per year. Glassdoor
Employment of information security analysts (which includes many CSSP-related jobs) is projected to grow 33% from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. US Bureau of Labor Statistics