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Cybersecurity Leadership: Your Path to Purpose and Impact

Today’s cybersecurity leaders embed security across operations, rapidly respond to threats and advise senior leaders. With the many challenges of the role come substantial rewards, personally, professionally and financially.

At (ISC)², we’re committed to guiding you on your path to purpose and impact in cybersecurity leadership.

Become a leader in cybersecurity with CISSP

CISSP certification, the global gold standard in cybersecurity, accelerates your career and puts you on solid footing to succeed in a cybersecurity leadership role. It demonstrates your vendor-neutral knowledge to design, implement and manage a best-in-class cybersecurity program in any environment.

Did you know?

  • CISSP is the #1 security credential required by employers at LinkedIn
  • CISSP ranks #1 on ‘The Next Big Thing’ list as the certification survey respondents plan to earn in 2023 – Certification Magazine
  • CISSP ranks in the Top 10 Highest-Paying Certifications with an annual salary of $140,230 (in U.S.) and $115,080 (globally) – Certification Magazine Salary Survey 75

Start your journey now

Step one on your path to CISSP certification — join (ISC)² as a Candidate. Sign up now and gain access to exclusive benefits, including 20% off Official (ISC)² Training so you can start preparing for the exam.

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  • Peer-to-peer networking
  • Volunteer opportunities and more!

Become an (ISC)² Candidate

Your first year is free — no cost to you.*
*If you choose to renew after the first year, U.S. $50 due annually.

Get Certified in Cybersecurity (CC)

Don’t have the five years of experience required for CISSP certification? As an (ISC)² Candidate, you’ll access free online self-paced training and a free exam for CC, our premier entry-level certification.

If you do have the experience, earning the CC is a great way to become familiar with (ISC)² exam formats before you sit for the CISSP.

(ISC)² Certificates

(ISC)² CISO Leadership Certificates and (ISC)² Healthcare Certificates introduce aspiring cyber leaders to what it takes to succeed in the C-suite and allow certified members to sharpen their skills while earning CPE credits.

(ISC)² Cybersecurity Leadership Skill-Builders

Follow your path to purpose and impact with (ISC)² Cybersecurity Leadership Skill-Builders, created by industry experts and available now on demand. Grow what you know and earn CPE credits with short-format learning designed to fit your busy schedule.

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