Certified Cloud Security Professional – CCSP Domain Refresh FAQ
CCSP Domain Refresh FAQ
Effective August 1, 2022
Why are changes being made to the CCSP exam?
(ISC)² has an obligation to its membership to maintain the relevancy of its credentials. These enhancements are the result of a rigorous, methodical process that (ISC)² follows to routinely update its credential exams. This process ensures that the examinations and subsequent continuing professional education requirements encompass the topic areas relevant to the roles and responsibilities of today’s practicing cloud security professional.
How is the CCSP exam changing?
The content of the CCSP has been refreshed to reflect the most pertinent issues that cloud security professionals currently face, along with the best practices for mitigating those issues. Some topics have been updated while others have been realigned. The result is an exam that most accurately reflects the deep knowledge and hands-on experience with cloud security architecture, design, operations and service orchestration.
As a result of the content refresh, two of the domain weights have been updated:
Why do domains for (ISC)² credential exams change?
When will these changes go into effect?
Is the time allowed to take the exam changing?
No, the exam time will remain unchanged at 3 hours. The number of items on the exam remains 100 operational items with 25 pretest items.
In what language will the refreshed CCSP exam be available?
The refreshed CCSP exam will be available in English and Japanese.
If I have been studying for the CCSP exam with material that focuses on the current domains, will I be sufficiently prepared to take the new exam without additional study?
Do these updates affect the experience requirement for the CCSP?
What impact do these changes have on (ISC)² training materials?
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