Earn the CISSP - The World's Premier Cybersecurity Certification
Accelerate your cybersecurity career with the CISSP certification. Earning the CISSP proves you have what it takes to effectively design, implement and manage a best-in-class cybersecurity program.
With a CISSP, you validate your expertise and become an ISC2 member, unlocking a broad array of exclusive resources, educational tools and peer-to-peer networking opportunities.
Prove your skills, advance your career, help earn the salary you want and gain the support of a community of cybersecurity leaders here to support you throughout your career.
CISSP Quick Glance
CYBERSECURITY LEADERSHIP AND OPERATIONS
Recognizes cybersecurity professionals with the knowledge, skills and abilities to lead an organization’s information security program.
WHAT TO EXPECT ON THE CISSP EXAM
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
CISSP Exam Outline
Please Note: Effective February 12, 2024, the CISSP exam will be available in the Chinese language in the Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) format. Effective April 15, 2024, the CISSP exam will be based on a refreshed exam outline. Please refer to the CISSP Exam Outline and our FAQs for more information.
Effective April 15, 2024, the CISSP exam will only be available via CAT in the following languages:
* English, Chinese, German, Japanese, Spanish.
There will be no CISSP linear exams effective April 15, 2024
Required Work Experience
ISO/IEC Standard 17024
Approved by Department of Defense
Your Pathway to Certification
Who Earns the CISSP?
The CISSP is ideal for experienced security practitioners, managers and executives interested in proving their knowledge across a wide array of security practices and principles, including those in the following positions:
- Chief Information Security Officer
- Chief Information Officer
- Director of Security
- IT Director/Manager
- Security Systems Engineer
- Security Analyst
- Security Manager
- Security Auditor
- Security Architect
- Security Consultant
- Network Architect
Work in government? See how the CISSP meets the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8570.1.
MAKE 2024 YOUR YEAR WITH
2 Chances at the Exam
Set Yourself Up for Exam Success
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (Online Instructor-Led)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (Online Self-Paced)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (Classroom-Based)
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