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CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)


Purpose:

Train Department of Defense personnel for the IA management level two and three, and technical level two CISSP certification.

The Information Assurance Branch (IAB), School of Information Technology provides a 9-day Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) review seminar for CISSP. Though highly encouraged, attending the review seminar is not required to be eligible to take the exam. Registration for the review course and the exam are both required in advance. The CISSP certification meets the DoD 8570.1-Mv12, requirement for Information Assurance Level 3 Management and Level 3 Technical training. The knowledge that goes with completing the CISSP review is a requirement for military, civilians and contractors throughout DoD in certain IA positions.


Prerequisites and Documentation

The following is a list of prerequisite certifications required to attend class:

IAM level II

  • Cyber Security Fundamentals (CSF) Training (CLick login above to conduct this training online)
  • Army e-Learning Program - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) modules -10 modules and Test-prep)- estimated time: 5-7 working days. IAW AR 25-2, para 4-3a(1)(b). Details)
  • IAT III

  • Cyber Security Fundamentals (CSF) Training (CLick login above to conduct this training online)
  • Army e-Learning Program - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) modules - 10 modules and Test-prep) - estimated time: 5-7 working days.Details)

  • In addition, other documentation is required:

    • Military personnel require a DD Form 1610.
    • Ft. Gordon military personnel require a DA Form 4187 (in lieu of DD Form 1610).
    • DA civilians require a DD Form 1610 or SF Form 182 (in lieu of DD Form 1556 per SF 182 memorandum).
    • Any personal without TDY orders are required to have a signed memorandum. (example)
    Information Assurance Management Level 2: Installation/Major Subordinate Commands (MSC)/posts, Major Command (MACOM)/ Tactical Units/PEOs Level Information Assurance Manager (IAM) and Certification Agent (CA)
    Information Assurance Management Level 3: Regional Chief Information Officer Director and Information Assurance Program Manager (IAPM)/CA
    Information Assurance Technical Level 3: Regional Chief Information Officer System Administrator (SA)/Network Manager (NM) Network Officer (NO)

    NOTE: Both training completion certificates and additional documentation must be presented to instructor on the first day of class.


    Enrollment

    Students must communicate with their training coordinators to register for the CISSP course in ATRRS. Training coordinators have enrollment access to ATRRS to register students for classes. Please NOTE: Instructors and staff of Information Assurance at Ft. Gordon and other training locations DO NOT have enrollment access to ATRRS and do not have the ability to enroll students.

    Other important information about enrolling through ATRRS

    • The CISSP course has a specific course number in ATRRS: 7E-F103/531-F56 (CT)
    • The school code for Ft. Gordon in ATRRS is 113 (see below for additional Mirror Site school codes)
    • Courses are mapped on a fiscal year. Fiscal Year runs from October - September.
      (For example, if a student wishes to attend a class in October 2020, the course would be listed under Fiscal Year 2021.)

    Schedule

    To view the schedule for the CISSP course:

    1. Go to the ATRRS Course Catalog.
    2. Enter the following data into the search fields:
      • Course Number
        CISSP Course Number: 7E-F103/531-F56 (CT)
      • Fiscal Year
        Fiscal Year runs from October - September.
        (For example, if a student wishes to attend a class in October 2007, the course would be listed under Fiscal Year 2008.)
      • School Code
        The school code for Ft. Gordon in ATRRS is 113 (see below for additional Mirror Site school codes)
    3. Click the Search the ATTRS Course Catalog button
    4. Click the course link for the schedule for the Fiscal Year

    Course Information

    See the Course Preparation Document for book information

    Class Hours
    CISSP Student Files

    CISSP Training Slides:
    Books Class begins on the first Monday at 0830 hours (8:30 A.M.) and ends at 1630 hours (4:30 P.M.) on the second Thursday. The CISSP exam will be held on the second Friday. Make your travel arrangements accordingly.

    Class Location
    • Building: Cobb Hall, building 25801, located on 25th Street and Chamberlain Avenue, Fort Gordon.
    • Classes are normally held in room 213 and room 206. From the rear entrance, go to the second floor.
      • Primary lab, Room 206A: This is the main classroom. From the stair well, immediately turn left. Room 206A is the second room on the left.
      • Secondary lab, Room 213A: When entering the second floor from the stair well, walk straight ahead 15 feet. Room 213 is the first room on the left.
      • Instructors' office, Room 205: From the stair well, immediately turn left. Room 205 is the first room on the left. Most IA instructors are located in this office and will be able to assist you if you have any questions.
    • Driving Directions
      • From Gate 5 and Tobacco Road: After entering Gate 5, drive straight ahead and turn left on Chamberlain Avenue. Follow the directions below.
      • From the Fort Gordon Main Gate: You will be on Chamberlain Avenue. After you pass the 9-story building, Signal Towers, look for 25th Street. Turn right, then turn right into the parking lot in the rear of Cobb Hall. Students should not park in lot next to the building. This parking lot is reserved for Cobb Hall employees.

    CISSP Certification Exam

    In conjunction with the CBK, IAB also hosts the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Exam provided by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., (ISC)² at the conclusion of the class. Registration must be done online at http://www.isc2.org. The cost associated with the exam may be covered by units/agencies/organizations funding for certification completion. If individuals are eligible for coverage under the GI Bill, reimbursement is available.

    Exam Date: Last Day of Course (MTT Exempt)

    Exam Cost: The standard fee is $699 USD. For more information, see (ISC)² pricing document.

    This course is offered AT NO COST to military, government civilians and government contractors. For more information on CISSP certification, and to register for the exam, visit https://www.isc2.org/cissp/default.aspx.



    Fort Gordon Information


    Vehicle Registration

    Students driving onto the Fort Gordon installation are required to have a valid CAC to enter the installation. If the student does not have valid CAC, a temporary pass can be obtained from the Visitor center at Gate 1. For more information on vehicle registration, call the military police at DSN 780-3132 or commercial 706-791-3132.


    Delays

    Students should anticipate moderate to long delays at all Ft. Gordon gates. Leaving lodging location early enough to allow time for gate delays is highly recommended.


    Driving directions:

    • From I-20: Take Belair Road / Jimmie Dyess Parkway Exit. If traveling East on I-20, take a right off of the exit. If traveling West, take a left off of the exit. Travel approximately 3 miles until you reach Ft. Gordon Gate 1. Map


    • From Bobby Jones Expressway (I-520): Take Ft. Gordon exit. Merge onto Gordon Hwy and travel approximately 2.5 miles until you reach Chamberlain Avenue (3rd traffic light). Take a left into Ft. Gordon Gate 1. Map


    • From Augusta Regional / Bush Field Airport: Travel out of main airport entrance onto Tobacco Road (straight). Continue on Tobacco Road for approximately 10 miles until you reach Ft. Gordon Gate 5. Map

    Lodging

    IAW Institutional Training Directed Lodging Meal (ITDLM) Policy Memo and Handbook Document 2 dated 2 June 08; all Soldiers (Army, ARNG, & USAR) on TDY status have to check in at IHG, Griffith Hall, Bldg 250. IHG will either house the student or send them to a specific hotel at no cost of the TDY student.

    There are many off-post hotels in the Ft. Gordon vicinity as well. Military-Hotels.us offers information about hotels in the area. Sites such as Expedia.com, Travelocity.com, Orbitz.com, Hotels.com, and Hotwire.com can offer lodging information for the Ft. Gordon surrounding area as well.


    Dining

    Fort Gordon has a number of restaurants on post. To find more information, including menus, please visit the Fort Gordon Dining page. You can also find great food in the surrounding Augusta area. Take a look at the Augusta Vistor's Bureau website for some listings.

    Fort Gordon Map  Click here for a full map of Ft. Gordon

    Fort Gordon Websites  Fort Gordon (.com)  |   Fort Gordon (.mil)



    • For questions in reference to online training (Cyber Awareness, Cyber Fundamentals, or AUP) and syncing in ATCTS please send an email to:
      usarmy.gordon.cyber-coe.mbx.iad-inbox@mail.mil
      Please allow 24-48 hours for a response.
    • Please Note Certificates cannot be generated if the "Verify Training" button is not pushed at the end of the Cyber Awareness training. We cannot generate a certificate with out this.


    • Questions in reference to MTT training schedules and courses available (SEC+, CISSP, NMS) can be sent to: charmisse.m.morency.ctr@mail.mil, Charmisse Morency