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Certification Central - CISSP®

Studying for, obtaining and maintaining your CISSP® certification has now become more convenient with

Earn your CISSP® with (ISC)2®

Obtaining CISSP certification is globally recognized as a standard of achievement for security professionals.  Today, many large corporations and governmental agencies now require the certification for a position, thus giving CISSPs a higher earning potential and greatly expanded career opportunities., in partnership with global information security educator and certification leader (ISC)2, are now providing information security professionals tools and resources to earn and maintain your CISSP certification.

Step 1: Test your knowledge

First, test your knowledge by taking the CISSP practice test.  This is a free benefit to members. We encourage you to come back often while you are studying for the CISSP.

Step 2: Study for the CISSP test

Step 3: Practice the CISSP test

This practice session will offer you a preview of 20 questions pulled straight from previous CISSP exams to give you a sneak peak of what the certification exam entails. 

Come back daily for a new batch of questions and check out our related study resources to help boost your score.

Step 4: Schedule your exam date

You can schedule your exam with Pearson Vue. (ISC)2 testing partner.

Already a CISSP? has the resources you need to earn your CPEs -- including these (ISC)2 approved methods:

  • Attend a local, live seminar with industry experts.
  • Go online and participate in one of our Virtual Events.
  • Stay informed with Information Security magazine.
  • Use our free online training courses

Learn more about's CPE options.

What is CISSP?

  • To learn more about CISSP certification check out their website.
  • And for more information, please email (ISC)2 Education or call +1.866.462.4777 (toll-free in North America only) or +1.703.891.6781 outside the United States.
This was last published in January 2013

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I have some cyber security experience in the following products: medical image processing, cell phone applications and different layers within the cell phones development layer 2 , layer 3, and 4., and also in satellite broadband ground segment. I am very interested in broadening my expertise and for job prospects in the security domain, and to be certified. I am looking forward for some guidelines and since I have to bear the training cost myself, I shall be on a low budget, but wish to progress fast. I shall be grateful for any advice and how soon can I start