CISSP® - Certified Information Systems Security Professional

What is CISSP?

CISSP is a vendor-neutral information security certification developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, also known as (ISC)².

Globally recognised as the best Information Systems Security certification for security professionals, it teaches the eight fundamental domains of Information Security.

As of 2019, there are 136,480 (ISC)² members holding the CISSP certification worldwide.

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Get CISSP certified

IT Governance’s CISSP Accelerated Training Course provides an intensive and complete preparation to ensure that you pass the (ISC)2 CISSP exam first time.

If you don’t pass first time, we’ll train you again for free!

Delivered in just five days, this course has been designed to maximise time effectiveness and reduce unnecessary time away from the office. It also includes a free copy of the (ISC)2 CISSP CBK official study guide.

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Who is CISSP for?

The CISSP certification is ideal for those working in positions such as (but not limited to):

  • Security Consultant
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Manager
  • Security Systems Engineer
  • IT Director/Manager
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Security Auditor
  • Director of Security
  • Security Architect
  • Network Architect

What does CISSP cover?

The CISSP curriculum is comprised of an information security common body of knowledge (CBK), which is divided into eight domains:

  1. Security and Risk Management
  2. Asset Security
  3. Security Engineering
  4. Communications and Network Security
  5. Identity and Access Management
  6. Security Assessment and Testing
  7. Security Operations
  8. Software Development Security

The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK is the essential guide for those preparing for the CISSP exam. 

The CISSP certification

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification has become a prerequisite for anyone developing a senior career in information security.

It provides information security professionals with an objective measure of competence and a globally recognised standard of achievement.

What are the prerequisites for CISSP?

To qualify for the CISSP certification, you must:

  • Have a minimum of five years’ experience in two or more of the eight CBK domains.
  • Pass the CISSP examination.
  • Complete the endorsement process and subscribe to the (ISC)² Code of Ethics.
  • Maintain certification through continuing professional education (CPE) credits.

Official CISSP Study Guide

The CISSP Official Study Guide

CISSP – (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional – Official Study Guide, 8th Edition is the essential guide for those preparing for the CISSP exam.

This bestselling study guide covers 100% of all exam objectives, as well as including access to Sybex's superior online interactive learning environment. 

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