Prove You’re on the Forefront of Cloud Security
In the ever-changing world of the cloud, you face unique security challenges every day — from new threats to sensitive data, to uneducated internal teams.
Take command with the CCSP: the premier cloud security certification.
The CCSP is a global credential that represents the highest standard for cloud security expertise. It was co-created by (ISC)² and Cloud Security Alliance — leading stewards for information security and cloud computing security.
When you earn this cloud security certification, you prove you have deep knowledge and hands-on experience with cloud security architecture, design, operations and service orchestration. Start earning your CCSP today.
STEPS TO CERTIFICATION
Get the Needed Experience
To qualify for the CCSP certification, you must have:
- A minimum of five years cumulative, paid, full-time work experience in information technology
- Of which three years must be in information security and one year in one or more of the six domains of the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)
Earning CSA’s CCSK certificate can be substituted for one year of experience in one or more of the six domains of the CCSP CBK.
Earning (ISC)²’s CISSP credential can be substituted for the entire CCSP experience requirement.
Don’t have the required work experience yet? You can take and pass the CCSP exam to earn an Associate of (ISC)² designation. Then, you’ll have up to six years to earn your required work experience for the CCSP.
Create an Account at Pearson VUE and Schedule Your Exam
To schedule an exam, you must create an account at Pearson VUE.
Pearson VUE is the leading provider of global, computer-based testing for certification and licensure exams. You can find details on testing locations, policies, accommodations and more on their website.
Once you’ve set up your account and are ready to register, you’ll need to:
Pass the Exam
This is the day to show your greatness! You’ll have four hours to complete the 125 exam questions.
You must pass the exam with a scaled score of 700 points or greater.
Want more details? Read our exam scoring FAQs.
Subscribe to the (ISC)² Code of Ethics and Get Endorsed
Let’s say you pass the exam. Then what?
Before this cloud security certification can be awarded, you have to:
- Subscribe to the (ISC)² Code of Ethics.
- Have your application endorsed.
Your endorsement form must be completed and signed by an (ISC)² certified professional. He or she needs to be an active member who can confirm your professional experience.
(ISC)² can endorse you if you can’t find a certified individual.
You have nine months from the date of the exam to complete these steps. If you don’t, you have to retake the exam to get certified.
Want to learn more? Read our endorsement assistance guidelines. >
Official CCSP Training
|Dates||8-12 April 2019|
|Time||8:30am – 5pm Daily|
|Location||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|