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
Required Work Experience
ISO/IEC Standard 17024
Approved by Department of Defense
Free CISSP Ultimate Guide
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.
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