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Issuing Authority

Issuing Authority International Information System Security Certification Consortium

(ISC)² is an international, nonprofit membership association for information security leaders. With more than 168,000 certified members, they are known as the world’s leading cybersecurity professional organization.

CISSP Certification Detail

The CISSP is an advanced-level certification. This program is ideal for experienced security practitioners, managers and executives interested in proving their knowledge across a wide array of security practices and principles. It is intended for the experienced IT security-related practitioners, auditors, consultants, investigators, or instructors, including network or security analysts and engineers, network administrators, information security specialists, and risk management professionals, who are pursuing CISSP training and certification to acquire the credibility and mobility to advance within their current computer security careers or to migrate to a related career.

Cybersecurity professionals with the CISSP are among the most sought-after security experts in the world. They are information security leaders who understand cybersecurity strategy, as well as hands-on implementation. It shows you have the knowledge and experience to design, develop and manage the overall security posture of an organization. The skills taught in this program are particularly important for those interested in working in areas such as network security, security operations, security, and risk management, identity and access management, security engineering, or software development security. 

MedCerts Programs for CISSP Certification 1 matches

CISSP Certification Skills Gained

  • Be prepared to pass the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam
  • Explore the eight domains of the CISSP Body of Knowledge (BOK)
  • Develop skills to master professional certification exam questions and time management techniques
  • Discuss basic security, information security governance, and risk management concepts
  • Understand the importance of ethics in information security, compliance with legal and regulatory issues
  • Assess best practices that serve to manage and reduce security risks associated with various frameworks, networks and technology structures of an enterprise
  • Understand the role of personnel security policies and procedures, and documentation
  • Evaluate the impact of high-level procedures, structures, and standards used in defining, designing, and implementing information technology
  • Examine strategies for disaster recovery, business continuity, and security in operations

CISSP Career PathwaysAttainable Jobs

highest Paying

$88,600 - $108,267
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highest Paying

Security Architect

Secure enterprise information by determining security requirements, planning, implementation, and testing security systems. They prepare security standards, policies and procedures.

$91000 - $157000
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Security Engineer

Front line of protecting the company assets from threats. They work with IT infrastructure, conduct penetration tests, monitor networks and systems for security breaches, and conduct periodic network scans to find any network vulnerabilities.

$57000 - $130000
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1All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.