The Information Security Careers Network (ISCN) asked a 90,000-member LinkedIn community of cybersecurity professionals to rate their top certifications in order to compile a list of the top 10 most desirable certifications for 2021. The list included certifications from other associations and vendors, as well as the (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP). Nearly three quarters of respondents (72%) identified the CISSP as the certification with the greatest demand in cybersecurity. Why is the CISSP the Most Valuable Cybersecurity Certification? CISSP validates skills and knowhow to design, implement and manage best-in-class cybersecurity programs.
When evaluating certification courses to advance their careers, cyber security professionals (or aspiring cybersecurity professionals) frequently consider both the SSCP and the CISSP. Both are a means to develop skills and expand knowledge. On first look, these two certifications seem to be similar. We are often asked to clarify what the differences are between the two, to assist candidates with selecting the one that is best placed to suit their goals. Read on to find the answer to the question - CISSP or SSCP - Which One Is Right For