CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional

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Is the ISC2 CISSP Right for You?

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


Recognizes cybersecurity professionals with the knowledge, skills and abilities to lead an organization’s information security program.


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
5 Years
Required Work Experience
ANAB Accredited
ISO/IEC Standard 17024
U.S. DoDM 8140.03
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

Get 2 Chances at the Exam

Purchase your exam with Peace of Mind Protection and get two chances at the exam, if needed.

Set Yourself Up for Exam Success

With Official ISC2 Training, you’re guaranteed up-to-date content that aligns to the latest exam domains. Explore the training that best meets your needs and learning style, use our self-study tools or trust our training partners around the world to help you in your certification journey.

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Certified Information Systems Security Professional (Classroom-Based)

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