Whether you’re in DoD cybersecurity or you protect a private company, there are a number of reasons to earn your CAP certification:
- Credibility and marketability. Earning the CAP is a powerful way to validate your knowledge. It shows you thoroughly understand information security and risk management processes and procedures. You’ll stand out and be more competitive.
- Better opportunities. Holding the CAP certification makes you more versatile. It can help you move up and advance your career. If you’re a contractor, it can lead to better choice in assignments.
- Growth and learning. From exam prep to continuing education, the CAP offers many ways to expand your knowledge. You can stay up-to-date with new technologies and risks.
- Increased compensation. While pay practices vary, many CAPs find that this certification leads to increases in salary.
What the Industry Is Saying About the CAP
- Listed on the Certification Salary Survey 75 list with an annual salary of USD$124,610 in 2016 — Certification Magazine
The CAP is ANSI-Accredited
The CAP certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This means it complies with the International Organization for Standardization and International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) 17024 Standards. Why is accreditation important when choosing a certification program? Visit the Institute for Credentialing Excellence website for details.