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CISSP-ISSAP Experience Requirements

Candidates must be a CISSP in good standing and have two years cumulative paid work experience in one or more of the six domains of the CISSP-ISSAP CBK.

  • Domain 1. Identity and Access Management Architecture
  • Domain 2. Security Operations Architecture
  • Domain 3. Infrastructure Security
  • Domain 4. Architect for Governance, Compliance, and Risk Management
  • Domain 5. Security Architecture Modeling
  • Domain 6. Architect for Application Security

Full-Time Experience: Your work experience is accrued monthly. Thus, you must have worked a minimum of 35 hours/week for four weeks in order to accrue one month of work experience.

Part-Time Experience: Your part-time experience cannot be less than 20 hours a week and no more than 34 hours a week.

  • 1040 hours of part-time = 6 months of full time experience
  • 2080 hours of part-time = 12 months of full time experience

Internship: Paid or unpaid internship is acceptable. You will need documentation on company/organization letterhead confirming your position as an intern. If you are interning at a school, the document can be on the registrar’s stationery.

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