The CISSP Exam

To meet the certification requirements of a CISSP, you must have one of the following:

  • Five years professional experience in two (or more) of the domains within the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK).

  • Four years experience in two (or more) of the ten domains, and a four-year college degree or master’s degree in information security from a National Center of Excellence.

  • At least three years experience in two (or more) of the ten domains and a four-year college degree or master’s degree in information security from a National Center of Excellence, plus a professional certification from the following list (candidates are permitted a waiver of one year of experience for any credential on the approved credentials list):

    • CERT Certified Computer ...

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