Candidates must have at least five years of cumulative, paid full-time working experience in Information Technology. Three of these must be in information security, and one of which must be in one of the six CCSP domains.
Candidates who are already (ISC)2 members in good standing and who possess a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certificate may substitute all of the CCSP experience requirements on this basis
CCSP candidates who have passed the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) may count this certification towards one year of experience in one of the six domains.
- The maximum time allowed for the exam is 4 hours, which includes all rest breaks.
- The exam has 125 questions, all of which must be answered.
- The pass mark is 700 / 1000.
CCSP Exam – procedure | dates | locations
The CCSP exams are administered by Pearson Vue on behalf of (ISC)2. You must register for the exam direct with PearsonVue.
A list of PearsonVue Test Centres is shown below. For the most up-to-date listing please go to the PearsonVue ISC2 web page then click on Find a Test Centre in the upper right of the page.
If you experience any issues please contact ALC.