Certified Information Systems Security Professional



Globally Recognized Expertise in the Field of Information Security if you plan to build a career in information security – one of today’s most visible professions – the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) credential should be your next career goal.

A CISSP® is an information assurance professional who defines the architecture, design, management and/or controls that assure the security of business environments. The vast breadth of knowledge and the experience it takes to pass the exam is what sets a CISSP® apart. They credential demonstrates a globally recognized level of competence provided by the (ISC)²® CBK, which covers critical topics in security today, including cloud computing, mobile security, application development security, risk management and more.

CISSP® was the first credential in the field of information to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024. Not only is the CISSP® an objective measure of excellence, but also a globally recognized standard of achievement.

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About the Certification

  • Awarded by International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)²®, with over 115,000 credential holders in 160 countries
  • Founded in 1989, (ISC)²® is today regarded as the International Gold Standard for information security professionals worldwide
  • Covers 8 domains of the latest (ISC)²® CISSP® CBK (Effective from Apr 2015)
  • As of July 2016, there are 1,413 active CISSP® credential holders in Hong Kong, the fourth largest in Asia-Pacific

Why Choose Us

  • One of the leading training providers of Cybersecurity
  • Multiple master trainers – each trainer has their own area of expertise which allows them to share their experiences on different topics
  • Unique Style of Training – real case studies analysis, mock exam & exam drill, small class teaching and explain profound theories in simple language
  • Endorsement provided after successfully passed the exam
  • Guaranteed passing scheme for members

Training Outlines

Module 1: Security and Risk Management (Security, Risk, Compliance, Law, Regulations, Business Continuity)
Module 2: Asset Security (Protecting Security of Assets)
Module 3: Security Architecture and Engineering (Engineering and Management of Security)
Module 4: Communications and Network Security (Designing and Protecting Network Security)
Module 5: Identity and Access Management (Controlling Access and Managing Identity)
Module 6: Security Assessment and Testing (Designing, Performing, and Analyzing Security Testing)
Module 7: Security Operations (Foundational Concepts, Investigations, Incident Management, Disaster Recovery)
Module 8: Software Development Security (Understanding, Applying, and Enforcing Software Security)

Training Highlights

  • Over 10 years of CISSP® Professional Training experience.
  • Study matierials, practice exercises and mock exam provided
  • Multiple instructors with different expertise, all experienced in CISSP® professional training
  • Free re-sitting for those who fail the exam and have 80% of attendance or above

Examination Highlights

  • 100 – 150 multiple choice and advanced innovative questions
  • 3 hours exam
  • Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT)
  • More about the certification: www.isc2.org/cissp

Chartered Requirements

  • Possess five years of direct full-time professional security work experience in two or more of the eight domains of the (ISC)²® CISSP® CBK, or four years of direct full-time professional security work experience in two or more of the eight domains of the CISSP® CBK with a college degree
  • Pass the CISSP examination with a scaled score of 700 points or greater out of 1000 points
    Read the Exam Scoring FAQs at www.isc2.org
  • Complete the Endorsement Process
    Once you are notified that you have successfully passed the examination, you will have nine months from the date you took the exam to complete the following endorsement process:
    1. Complete an Application Endorsement Form
    2. Subscribe to the (ISC)²® code of ethics
    3. Have your form endorsed by an (ISC)²® member
  • Maintain the Certification
    Recertification is required every three years, with ongoing requirements to maintain your credentials in good standing. This is primarily accomplished through earning 120 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits every three years, with a minimum of 40 CPEs earned each year after certification. If the CPE requirements are not met, CISSP® holders must retake the exam to maintain certification. CISSP® holders must also pay an Annual Maintenance Fee (AMF) of US$85


Mr. Henry Ng

  • Former Managing Director of Cybersecurity APAC, Thales Critical Information and Cybersecurity Business Unit
  • Former Head of Professional Services for Verizon Business leading the Asia consulting practice specialized in delivering information security and other consulting services
  • Former Team Lead of HP Security Team
  • Project manager and team lead for many security assessment, governance and consultancy projects for Hong Kong Government agencies, large enterprises and major banking and financial customers within APAC region


Mr. Ricky Lou, MSc.

  • CISSP®-ISSAP, CCSP®, CISM, CCIE, ISO27001 Auditor, ISO20000 Auditor
  • Co-founder of a credit card payment processor in Hong Kong since 2005
  • Founder of an IT security consultation company in Hong Kong since 2003
  • Co-founder of an Internet Service Provider (ISP) from 1994 to 2002
  • CISSP Trainer since 1999

What Our Clients Say

“I enjoyed the learning in KORNERSTONE. They provided the small group study which allowed us to discuss questions. The experienced trainers provided an interactive ways to train us. I have no doubt to recommend my friends to consider KORNERSTONE as their continuous development channels.”

Danica Lai

Verizon Business

“The trainers in KORNERSTONE are equipped with solid experience in all domains of CISSP® and are able to offer full spectrum of IT security knowledge. Training environment is highly accessible and comfortable which keeps me motivated even after a long day at work. I would have no hesitation to recommend KORNERSTONE’s CISSP® trainings to my friends and colleagues.”

Eric Fan

UDomain Web Hosting Co. Ltd

“The two instructors delivered the course materials in a very engaging and entertaining way with plenty of real life scenarios. Their level of expertise and knowledge in the CISSP® were evident in the extremely well-organized bootcamp training!”

Nip Chau

Morgan Stanley