Monday, July 24, 2017

CISSP vs SSCP Certification


                                     


Basis
CISSP
SSCP
Offered by
Length of the exam
6 hours
3 hours
Number of questions
250
125
Question Format
Multiple choice + Drag & Drop + Hotspot Questions
Multiple Choice Questions
Passing Grade
700 out of 1000
700 out of 1000
Exam Availability
English, French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish,
Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Visually impaired
English, Japanese, and Brazilian Portuguese
Testing Center
Number of Domains
8
7
Domains ( Weightage)
1. Security and Risk Management (16%)
2. Asset Security (10%)
3. Security Engineering (12%)
4. Communications and Network Security (12%)
5. Identity and Access Management (13%)
6. Security Assessment and Testing (11%)
7. Security Operations (16%)
8. Software Development Security (10%)
1. Access Controls (16%)
2. Security Operations and Administration (17%)
3. Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis (12%)
4. Incident Response and Recovery (13%)
5. Cryptography (9%)
6. Network and Communications Security (16%)
7. Systems and Application Security (17%)
Experience Requirement
Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years cumulative paid full-time work experience in 2 or more of the 8 domains of the CISSP CBK. Earning a 4-year college degree or regional equivalent or an additional credential from the (ISC) ² approved list will waive 1 year of the required experience. Only a 1-year experience exemption is granted for education.
Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year cumulative paid full-time work experience in 1 or more of the 7 domains of the SSCP CBK.
Accreditation
CISSP was the first credential in the field of information security to meet the stringent requirements of ANSI/
ISO/IEC Standard 17024.
SSCP is in compliance with the stringent requirements of ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024.
Cost
599 USD
250 USD
Difficulty
9/10
5/10
Acceptability
Gold Standard
Less Known
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