The information security industry's most widely recognized qualification is the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). The CISSP certifies an information security professional's extensive technical, managerial, and engineering knowledge and expertise to successfully design, engineer, and manage an organization's cybersecurity infrastructure. The CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®) covers a wide range of subjects, ensuring that it is applicable to all information security disciplines.
Potential Candidates Should be Competent in the Following Eight Domains:
- Security and Risk Management
- Asset Security
- Security Architecture and Engineering
- Communication and Network Security
- Identity and Access Management (IAM)
- Security Assessment and Testing
- Security Operations
- Software Development Security
- Candidates must have a minimum of five years of cumulative paid work experience in two or more of the eight domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK).
Steps to Achieve Your Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP)
- Attend Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP).
- Pass the Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) exam.
- Complete the Certification Application Process. Once you receive notification informing you that you have successfully passed the exam, you can start the online certification application process. For more information visit ISC2.