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CISSP (Latest CBK)

Certified Information Systems Security Professional


The Certifed Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is the most globally recognized certification in the information security market. CISSP validates an information security professional’s deep technical and managerial knowledge and experience to effectively design, engineer, and manage the overall security posture of an organization. The broad spectrum of topics included in the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) ensures its relevancy across all disciplines in the field of information security.

See our tutorial on how to become a CISSP on our learning portal.  It is a must watch for anyone serious about passing this exam:

http://cccure.training/tutorials/CISSP2018/intro/presentation_html5.html

 

Successful candidates are competent in the following eight domains:    

• Security and Risk Management

• Asset Security

• Security Architecture and Engineering

• Communications and Network Security

• Identity and Access Management (IAM)

• Security Assessment and Testing

• Security Operations

• Software Development Security

See the percentage (weight) of each of the domains on the graphic further down below.
 

CISSP Examination Information for the English language test

For the English language exam, the new Computerized Adaptive Test better known as CAT is used.

Length of exam    3 hours

Number of questions 100 to 150 questions maximum

Question format Multiple choice and advanced innovative questions

Passing grade 700 out of 1000 points

Exam Availability:  English is the only supported language for the CAT exam.

Testing center:  You can take the exam at your local  Pearson VUE Testing Center

 

CISSP Examination Information for languages other than English. 
Languages other than English will take the linear exam instead of the CAT exam.

Length of exam    6 hours

Number of questions 250

Question format Multiple choices and advanced innovative questions

Passing grade 700 out of 1000 points

Exam Availability:  French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish,  Japanese, Simplified Chinese

Testing center:  You can take the exam at your local  Pearson VUE Testing Center

 


CISSP CBK domains percentage on exam

NOTE:  The weight of each domain is the same for the linear exam as well.