CCSP Overview Course

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CCSP Overview Course

February 10, 2020 @ 8:30 am – February 13, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
MD Anderson Mid-Campus Building
7007 Bertner Ave.
Houston TX 77030
ISSA and CSA Members $649, Non-members $776. The non-member rate includes an ISSA and CSA membership.
Joanne Ashland / Neil Parikh

The Information Systems  Security Association (ISSA) South Texas Chapter Invites you to a: ISSA South Texas CCSP Overview Course 

When: February 10 – 13th, 2020 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Who: Ross A. Leo – ISC2 and CSA certified CCSP instructor.  Associate Director of Professional Training and Development with the Cyber Security Institute (CSI) at the University of Houston – Clear Lake College of Science and Engineering

Location: MD Anderson Mid-Campus Building, 7007 Bertner Ave., Houston TX 77030

Register at:

Cost: ISSA and CSA Members $649, Non-members $776. The non-member rate includes an ISSA and CSA membership

Includes: Participants will receive materials including a textbook, copies of the CSA, NIST, and ENISA core documents, and supplementary handouts as appropriate plus 32 CPE hours. Plus breakfast, lunch, snacks.  Parking is NOT included.

Training materials:  The basic rate for members and non-members ($649/$775) includes the class, the Sybex CCSP (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional Official Study Guide and the CCSK eBook.

About the course:  The CCSP is a professional certification in cloud and information security, providing competency in cloud computing infrastructure and security expertise for mid- to advanced-level professionals in IT security, architecture, GRC, audit, and engineering for those with a background in securing, managing, or providing services in cloud environments. Beyond the beginning CCSK from CSA, which the introductory day will review, the course will provide materials and guidance for the participant to prepare for the 4-hour, 125-question technical CCSP examination and credentialing (as well as the CCSK, if desired). A score of 700 on a 1000 scaled score base will be required to pass the exam, which can be scheduled via at Pearson Vue testing sites, at participant cost. More information may be obtained from and the more detailed candidate booklet, as well as the CSA’s information at .

About the Instructor: In addition to his tenure with UHCL, Mr. Leo has been an ISC2 instructor for over 20 years, holding numerous professional credentials in security and related fields. He is a principal with Nivola Healthcare Solutions, and has partnered with SecureNinja (VP / CTO), Global Knowledge (Expert Instructor status), and Intense School, and held positions a CISO at UTMB – Galveston, a HIPAA consulting firm, and as a Program Manager and Chief Security Architect at NASA / JSC.

Questions: Contact Joanne Ashland, ISSA South Texas Education Director, 281-830-2448

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