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CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional
Accelerate your cybersecurity career with the world's premier cybersecurity certification
Are you looking to accelerate your information security career? Differentiate yourself to employers and/or clients? The CISSP is an elite way to demonstrate your knowledge, advance your career, and join a community of like-minded cybersecurity leaders. It shows you have all it takes to design, engineer, implement, and run a successful information security program.
By taking the CISSP exam, you’ll have the chance to prove you have the technical and managerial knowledge necessary to effectively design, engineer, and manage the overall security posture of an organization.
Earning the CISSP proves you have what it takes to effectively design, implement and manage a best-in-class cybersecurity program.
The CISSP exam evaluates your expertise across eight security domains. Think of the domains as topics you need to master based on your professional experience and education.
- Domain 1. Security and Risk Management
- Domain 2. Asset Security
- Domain 3. Security Architecture and Engineering
- Domain 4. Communication and Network Security
- Domain 5. Identity and Access Management (IAM)
- Domain 6. Security Assessment and Testing
- Domain 7. Security Operations
- Domain 8. Software Development Security
This certification is a DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification and meets DoD 8140/8570 training requirements.
Candidates must have a minimum of five years cumulative, paid work experience in two or more of the eight domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK).
To remain in good standing with your CCSP, you need to:
- Abide by the (ISC)² Code of Ethics.
- Over the three-year CISSP certification cycle, you must earn and post a minimum of 120 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.
- Pay your Annual Maintenance Fee (AMF).
Visit the (ISC)² website for additional information.