CISSP Certification News
August 18, 2015
Video: Cybersecurity certifications are not in short supply, but (ISC)2 still dominates the field with CISSP and the new CCSP certification from its CSA partnership.
November 26, 2014
(ISC)2 Board Chairman Wim Remes, who is seeking re-election, details the organization's management changes and efforts to boost member engagement in this interview.
October 15, 2014
Shon Harris, founder and CEO of Logical Security and recognized security certification training expert, died Oct. 8, 2014, after a long illness. SearchSecurity pays tribute to her contributions to the information security field.
February 20, 2014
Interview: New (ISC)2 board chairman Wim Remes intends to better serve current members and increase the value of the CISSP certification.
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Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is an information security certification developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, also known as (ISC)². Continue Reading
The (ISC)2 Common Body of Knowledge is a framework of security subjects relevant to security professionals and used in (ISC)2 certifications. Continue Reading
Spotlight article: Shon Harris explains the core concepts in the CISSP domain on software development security, including models, methods, database systems and security threats. Continue Reading
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What's the best way for cybersecurity professionals to bolster their resumes? Expert Joseph Granneman discusses how to forge the right career path. Continue Reading
Test your knowledge of the CISSP exam's Security Architecture and Design domain by taking this practice quiz that covers topics including system architecture, security models and more. Continue Reading
In this CISSP Essentials Security School presentation, Shon Harris outlines the importance of control objectives, metrics, and risk management and analysis in the CISSP Information Security Governance and Risk Management domain. Continue Reading
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The lack of cybersecurity skills in the industry is glaring, but there are ways for educators, vendors and enterprises to fix the problem. Sean Martin explains how. Continue Reading
(ISC)2 executive director David Shearer responds to criticisms about the organization's lack of introductory certifications within its global academic program. Continue Reading
In this CISSP Essentials Security School presentation, Shon Harris explains the basics of the Cryptography domain, including definitions, cryptography algorithms, encryption keys and more. Continue Reading
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Experts Ed Tittel and Mary Kyle offer the definitive primer for vendor-neutral information security certifications. Continue Reading
Newly updated, experts Ed Tittel and Mary Kyle guide you through the crowded field of vendor-specific information security certifications. Continue Reading
A security certification training program can give test takers a leg up, but only if they select the right program. Expert Joe Granneman advises. Continue Reading