The ISC2's CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification is an advanced-level certification specially meant for IT security professionals who have a minimum of five years of professional experience (effective Jan 1st 2012) in the field of information security.More ...
If someone is planning to build a career in Information Security which is one of today's most visible professions and if you have at least five full years of experience in Information Security, then the correct choice will be CISSP credential. It's the credential for professionals who develop policies and procedures in information security.
The CISSP certification validates your abilities and knowledge of the ten domains of a Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) such as access control, application security, cryptography, business continuity and disaster recovery planning, IS and risk management, operations security, physical security, security architecture and design, telecommunications and network security, and legal, regulations, compliance and investigations.
The CISSP Certification was the first credential in the field of information security, accredited by the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) to ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Standard 17024:2003. CISSP certification is not only an objective measure of excellence, but a globally recognized standard of achievement.
For more details, please visit ISC2's website.
The certification requires you to pass only one exam: