ISSMP – Information Systems Security Management Professional

Become an ISSMP Security Management Professional

You are vital to your organization’s success. Prove your knowledge and leadership skills with the ISSMP.

This cybersecurity management certification shows you excel at establishing, presenting and governing information security programs. You also demonstrate deep management and leadership skills across critical security functions like incident response and recovery.

ISSMP Quick Glance


Proves your knowledge and leadership skills establishing, presenting and governing information security programs.


Domain 1. Leadership and Business Management

Domain 2. Systems Lifecycle Management

Domain 3. Risk Management

Domain 4. Threat Intelligence and Incident Management

Domain 5. Contingency Management

Domain 6. Law, Ethics, and Security Compliance Management

ISSMP Exam Outline
CISSP + 2 Years or 7 years cumulative
Required Work Experience
ANAB Accredited
ISO/IEC Standard 17024
U.S. DoDM 8140.03
Approved by Department of Defense

Your Pathway to Certification

Further Distinguish Yourself with ISSMP

Here are just a few reasons to challenge yourself with this security management certification:

  • A demonstration of excellence. You want to stand out. This concentration proves you have an elite level of knowledge and expertise.
  • New opportunities. The ISSMP opens doors: from new career paths and jobs, to more exciting work.
  • Growth and learning. This is an opportunity to dive deep and hone your craft. You’ll find new ways to grow and stay on the forefront of information security. And earning your certification is a big challenge.

You’re a great fit for the ISSMP if you:

  • Are a life-long learner who craves a new challenge.
  • Have a competitive spirit and want to stand out from your peers.
  • Want to be seen as a subject matter expert and prove your knowledge in a more focused area.
  • Are looking ahead in your career. The ISSMP will help you achieve an even higher level of success.
  • Need this certification to move into a specific job.

The ISSMP is ideal for those working in roles such as:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Senior Security Executive

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Information Systems Security Management Professional (Online Self-Paced)

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