Here are the steps to become a certified CSSLP:
Pass the CSSLP examination with a scaled score of 700 points or greater. Read the Exam Scoring FAQs.
Once you are notified that you have successfully passed the examination, you will be required to have your application endorsed before the credential can be awarded. An endorsement form for this purpose must be completed and signed by an (ISC)² certified professional who is an active member, and who is able to attest to your professional experience. With the Endorsement Time limit, you are required to become certified within 9 months of the date of your exam OR become an Associate of (ISC)². If you do not become certified or an Associate of (ISC)² within 9 months of the date of your exam you will be required to retake the exam in order to become certified. [(ISC)² can act as an endorser for you if you cannot find a certified individual to act as one.] Please refer to the Endorsement Assistance Guidelines for additional information about the endorsement requirements.
Recertification is required every three years, with ongoing requirements to maintain your credentials in good standing. This is primarily accomplished through continuing professional education (CPE) credits. CSSLPs are required to earn and post am minimum of 30 CPE credits (of the 90 CPE credits required in the three-year certification cycle) and pay the AMF of US$100 during each year of the three-year certification cycle before the member's certification or recertification annual anniversary date.
*AuditPassing candidates will be randomly selected and audited by (ISC)² Services prior to issuance of any certificate. Multiple certifications may result in a candidate being audited more than once.
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