CISSP | Certified Information Systems Security Professional
If you’re looking to gain core knowledge on access control mechanisms and organisational network security in order to minimise system vulnerability to hacks, then the Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification is for you
Enhance your knowledge baseThe certification covers critical topics in security today, including risk management, cloud computing, mobile security and application development security, and, if you don't have five years of industry experience you can earn the Associate of (ISC)² designation by passing the required CISSP examination
Globally recognised standard of achievementCISSP certification is a globally recognised standard of achievement that confirms an individual's knowledge in the field of information security
Great earningsThe average wage for CISSP qualified IT personnel is £57,500 with certified employees high in demand, offering a lucrative and engaging career path
Average salary after completing
There is a global shortfall of cyber security professionals, amounting to a staggering 1.8m, with Europe alone expecting a shortage of 350,000
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This certification is for the next generation of information security leaders.
It allows you to show oﬀ deep technical and managerial competence. You’ll require advanced security skills, experience, and credibility to take this exam. You’ll show your ability in design, engineering, implementation and knowledge in the management of an overall information security program to protect organisations from growing sophisticated attacks.
Not only is the CISSP an objective measure of excellence, but also a globally recognised standard of achievement. The CISSP is put together using an up to date, global common body of knowledge that ensures the security leaders it produces have a deep knowledge and understanding of new threats, technologies, regulations, standards, and practices.
If you don’t have the experience to earn your certification, you don’t have to worry, as with the SSCP, you can still earn your experience to become a CISSP as an associate of (ISC)² by successfully passing the CISSP exam.
Your quick course guide
Certification: (ISC)² CISSP
Study time: 30-40 hours
Prerequisites: Five or more years of relevant experience in 2 or more of the 8 domains. This can be accrued after completion of the exam
Assessment: 1 x 180 minute exam, 100-150 questions
Resources: Internet access and email
Ideal for: Anyone who wants to improve their IT security skills and students considering a further path in Cisco or Microsoft network security