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CISSP For Dummies, 4th Edition by Peter Gregory, Lawrence Miller

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Earning Other Certifications

In business and technology, no one’s career stays in one place. You’re continuously growing and changing, and ever-changing technology also influences organizations and your role within them.

You shouldn’t consider your quest for certifications finished when you earn your CISSP — even if it is the highest-level information security certification out there! Security is a journey, and your CISSP certification isn’t the end goal, but a milestone along the way.

Other (ISC)² certifications

(ISC)² has several other certifications, including some that you may aspire to earn after (or instead of) receiving your CISSP. These certifications are

check.png CSSLP (Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional): A certification that was introduced in 2009. Designed for software development professionals, the CSSLP recognizes software development in which security is a part of the software requirements, design, and testing — so that the finished product has security designed in and built in, rather than added on afterwards.

check.png JGISP (Japanese Government Information Security Professional): A country-specific certification that validates a professional’s knowledge, skills, and experience related to Japanese government regulations and standards.

CAP (Certification and Accreditation ...

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