Become a Candidate

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Get Your Strongest Start as an ISC2 Candidate

At ISC2, we’re committed to introducing new candidates like you to the field to help answer the critical need for millions more cybersecurity professionals worldwide.

Part of that is our pledge, One Million Certified in Cybersecurity. As a Candidate, you’ll gain free access to Official ISC2 Online Self-Paced Training for our Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) entry-level certification and a free exam. It’s part of a long list of benefits that come with joining the world’s leading cybersecurity professional organization.

Do I qualify? If you’re not yet a certified member of ISC2 and want to learn more about the exciting and rewarding career opportunities in cybersecurity, you’re a perfect fit!

Sign up now. Your first year is free — no cost to you.*

*If you choose to renew after the first year, U.S. $50 due annually.

How to Become a Candidate

Create an account or if you already have an account, sign in.

IMPORTANT: Candidates pursuing Certified in Cybersecurity certification are permitted only one ISC2 account. Multiple accounts will delay your receipt of exam results. In addition, creating multiple accounts to avoid a rescheduling fee, circumvent the ISC2 Retake Policy or to reapply a free exam code is a violation of ISC2 Exam Policies and may nullify your exam results and/or lead to a temporary or permanent ban from ISC2 exams.

Exam Preparation

Gain access to flexible training options that will help you succeed on exam day. Exclusive discounts include:

Professional Development

Access the ISC2 webinar channels for free and learn from experts across a variety of topics and specialties. Also enjoy exclusive discounts on learning resources.

  • View ISC2 Think Tank, Security Briefings and Knowledge Vault webinars
  • Save 30% - 50% on textbooks
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ISC2 fosters a deep sense of community at our regional and global events. Take advantage of discount pricing for ISC2 events including:

  • ISC2 Security Congress 2024 – Las Vegas and virtual
  • ISC2 SECURE Events – in-person
  • ISC2 Spotlights – virtual