What is CISSP ?
The acronym stands for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional.
The CISSP Certification was designed to recognize individuals on their mastery of
an international standard for information security and understanding of the 10 information
What is CISA and CISM ? What are the differences between
The Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISA, is a globally accepted
standard of achievement from ISACA and certifies individuals who demonstrate proficiency
in the most sought-after skills, information systems audit, control and/or security.
CISM, the Certified Information Security Manager, is a management level credential
from ISACA and certifies the individual knowledge and ability in information security
management and consulting.
How to register for the CISSP, CISA or CISM examination
These examinations are now available for registration
online at the official Web site of ISC2 and ISACA.
How can I maintain the CISSP, CISA, and CISM certifications
You can either retake and pass the examinations every 3 years, OR earn
120 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits over a 3-year period. Moreover,
you need to pay the annual maintenance fee for these certifications as well.
What are the qualifying activities for CPE ?
You can take information security & control educational courses,
attend security seminars or conferences, participate in professional assoication
meetings, etc to earn the CPEs.