CISSP® - Certified Information Systems Security Professional

The CISSP qualification

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.

Who is CISSP for?

The CISSP credential suits mid and senior-level managers who are working towards, or have already attained, positions such as CISO, CSO or senior security engineer.

CISSP Classroom Training Course

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This classroom training course provides intensive and complete preparation to ensure that you pass the (ISC)2 CISSP examination at the very first attempt. Delivered in just five days, this course has been designed to maximise time effectiveness and reduce unnecessary time away from the office.

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CISSP certification requirements

To qualify for the CISSP certification, you must:

  • Have a minimum of five years’ professional 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.


CISSP was developed and is maintained by (ISC)², the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium. At the heart of CISSP is 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. 

Official CISSP Study Guide

CISSP Official Study Guide

This manual is an essential resource for information security professionals, especially those studying for the CISSP examination. Including the refreshed content of the 2015 CISSP CBK, this book reflects the significant updates in the technical and managerial competences required to effectively design, engineer, implement and manage an organisation's information security programme.

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