University of Wisconsin–Madison Contracts with IT Training Solutions For Open Enrollment CISSP Course

by | Jul 22, 2016 | Certification, Cybersecurity | 0 comments

University of Wisconsin – Madison has contracted with IT Training Solutions to provide training this summer for their IT staff.   “Your pricing is awesome and the way you are working with us is even better.  I’m going to start passing your cards around to people so you can work with more CISO’s,” declared Bob Turner, CISO of University of Wisconsin – Madison.


IT Training Solutions specializes in consulting and training in the IT world with a core focus in cyber security.  “We have a wide range of services and courses that help organizations of any size become more efficient, secure and effective,” stated CEO, Heather Stratford.  “With the top industry experts in the IT field, IT Training Solutions can help any IT department.”


What differentiates IT Training Solutions from other training providers is the quality of the instructors, and customization—trainings are tailored to meet the unique needs of clients.


The CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) course will be taught by Casey O’Brien, Executive Director and Principal Investigator of the National CyberWatch Center.  There will be two back to back courses each for 5 days, the first being an advanced course.  The course dates are August 1-5, 8-12 and August 13 for the Saturday boot-camp to prep for the certification testing. The CISSP certification is governed by ISC2.


The courses are open enrollment and registration is on a first come first serve basis.

For more information contact, 509 290-6598,


Casey O’Brien has led the National CyberWatch Center since 2005. He coordinates the Mid-Atlantic regional consortium’s information security/assurance activities, including: faculty professional development, curriculum development, student competitions and internships, and partnerships with high schools, two and four year colleges and universities, regional businesses, and federal government agencies.


The CISSP certification is the ideal credential for those with proven deep technical and managerial competence, skills, experience, and credibility in order to design, engineer, implement, and manage their overall information security program to protect organizations from the growing number of sophisticated attacks. Not only is the CISSP an objective measure of excellence, but also a globally recognized standard of achievement.


This course trains students in all areas of the security common body of knowledge: Access Control, Telecommunications and Network Security, Information Security Governance and Risk Management, Software Development Security Cryptography, Security Architecture and Design, Operations Security, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance, Physical (Environmental) Security.