Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

CISSP (certified information systems security professional) is a certification covering access control, cryptography, security architecture and design, and other related areas.

As of May 2014, there are around 93,000 people who hold the CISSP certification worldwide. The certification is formally approved by the U.S. Department of Defense in the Information Assurance Technical and Information Assurance Managerial categories.

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