The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is a globally recognized certification in the field of information security. It is an independent information security certification governed by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)². CISSP demonstrates an individual's expertise in the field of information security, including areas such as security management, security architecture and engineering, communication and network security, and software development security.
To become CISSP certified, an individual must pass a rigorous examination that tests their knowledge and skills in various domains of information security. In addition, they must also have a minimum of five years of professional experience in the field of information security.
Holding the CISSP certification can lead to many benefits including increased job opportunities, higher salaries, and recognition as a subject matter expert in the field of information security. It is a highly valued certification for information security professionals, and organizations seek to hire those who hold it to help secure their systems and data.