The CISSP has clearly emerged as the key certification for security professionals. In fact, an informal survey of information security jobs on a major employment web site revealed that over 70% of the positions required CISSP certification. Corporations are demanding experienced information security professionals, with the certifications to prove it, to protect their information and assets.
Steps To Certification
To qualify for the CISSP designation, a candidate must pass the CISSP exam (administered separately) and have at least five years of experience in one or more of the 10 domains as stated by (ISC)²
CISSP certification is beneficial to IT consultants, managers, security policy writers, privacy officers, information security officers, network administrators, security device administrators, and security engineers.