Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Issued to William Ellwood
Issued by (ISC)²
The CISSP is a rigorous, vendor-neutral program that demonstrates competence across eight IT security domains. It is the NSA’s certification baseline for information security and policy management.
The CISSP curriculum covers subject matter in a variety of Information Security topics. The CISSP examination is based on what (ISC)² terms the Common Body of Knowledge (or CBK). According to (ISC)², "the CISSP CBK is a taxonomy – a collection of topics relevant to information security professionals around the world. The CISSP CBK establishes a common framework of information security terms and principles that allow information security professionals worldwide to discuss, debate and resolve matters pertaining to the profession with a common understanding."
From 15 April 2018, the CISSP curriculum is updated as follows:
Security and Risk Management
Security Architecture and Engineering
Communication and Network Security
Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Security Assessment and Testing
Software Development Security