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CISSP Certification


CISSP Certification is one of the available certifications from (ISC)2 which gives the required education,networking opportunities, and the career support that an individual needs in today's information security industry.

Overview of CISSP certification

The CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) was the first credential in the field of information security, accredited by the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) to ISO (International Standards Organization) Standard.

This certification is for individuals who plan to build a career in information security and who have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in the field of Information Security.

Advantage of Being CISSP Certified

Being a CISSP certification holder demonstrates working knowledge of Information Security and provides access to variable resources such as peer networking and idea exchange.

Requirements for CISSP certification

For CISSP credential, professional experience is required in two or more of the below 10 (ISC)2 CISSP domains:

  • Access Control
  • Application Security
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Cryptography
  • Information Security and Risk Management
  • Legal, Regulations, Compliance and Investigations
  • Operations Security
  • Physical (Environmental) Security
  • Security Architecture and Design
  • Telecommunications and Network Security

To obtain CISSP Certification, the following exam is to be taken :

(ISC)2 CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional