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CISSP Retired

CISSP Retired

The CISSP Retired designation was developed to confer emeritus designation upon the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) who wishes to retain his/her designation upon retirement from the information security profession without having to recertify.

 

Download the CISSP Retired Status Application Form

 

Benefits of CISSP Retired Designation As a CISSP Retired, you retain valuable, exclusive member benefits, including:

  • Use of “CISSP Retired” designation logo
  • Retain your existing (ISC)² Member ID
  • Access your profile record on (ISC)² website to maintain contact information
  • Free access to receptions
  • Networking and education events
  • InfoSecurity Professional magazine
  • Since CISSP Retired is a designation and, not a credential, CISSPs Retired are exempt from submitting CPEs or paying AMFs

As a CISSP-Retired, you are not eligible to vote in Board of Directors or bylaws elections or seek or hold an office as an (ISC)² Board member.

Use of the “CISSP Retired” Designation

Your new designation will be as a CISSP Retired, and you should refer to yourself as such. When using this designation, designees should list it similarly to (ISC)² credentials. The following is an example of the format to be used on letterhead, signature blocks, etc., or in other instances where the designation is used with the designee’s name:

John A. Smith, CISSP Retired

(ISC)2 logo usage guidelines can be found on the member Website under “Member Resources.”


CISSPs interested in this designation must complete an application that demonstrates that they meet all of the following requirements:

  • Be at least 60 years of age or medically unable to continue practicing
  • Been a CISSP in good standing for at least 10 consecutive years preceding application
  • No longer practicing or employed as an information security professional (including consulting, private and public sector work)
  • Be a member-in-good standing (this includes current on all AMFs and CPEs including present year)
  • Not currently the subject of an (ISC)² ethics action/investigation

Please note that there is a one-time application fee of $100 US.

Download the CISSP Retired Status Application Form

Benefits of CISSP Retired Designation As a CISSP Retired, you retain valuable, exclusive member benefits, including:

  • Use of “CISSP Retired” designation logo
  • Retain your existing (ISC)² Member ID
  • Access your profile record on (ISC)² website to maintain contact information
  • Free access to receptions
  • Networking and education events
  • InfoSecurity Professional magazine
  • Since CISSP Retired is a designation and, not a credential, CISSPs Retired are exempt from submitting CPEs or paying AMFs

As a CISSP-Retired, you are not eligible to vote in Board of Directors or bylaws elections or seek or hold an office as an (ISC)² Board member.

Use of the “CISSP Retired” Designation

Your new designation will be as a CISSP Retired, and you should refer to yourself as such. When using this designation, designees should list it similarly to (ISC)² credentials. The following is an example of the format to be used on letterhead, signature blocks, etc., or in other instances where the designation is used with the designee’s name:

John A. Smith, CISSP Retired

(ISC)2 logo usage guidelines can be found on the member Website under “Member Resources.”

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