Monday, 2 January 2012

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is an independent information security certification governed by the not-for-profit.International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, commonly known as (ISC)². As of September 17, 2011, (ISC)² reports 75,814 members who hold the CISSP certification in 134 countries.In June, 2004, the CISSP was the first information security credential accredited by ANSI ISO/IEC Standard 17024:2003 accreditation, and, as such, has led industry acceptance of this global standard and its requirements.It is formally approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in both their Information Assurance Technical (IAT) and Managerial (IAM) categories.The CISSP has been adopted as a baseline for the U.S. National Security Agency's ISSEP program.

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