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Top cyber security certifications

Top cyber security certifications

These are the most sought after qualifications in Cyber Security today.

There are plenty of choices available, but these are the most desirable and can help to advance your career in Cyber Security.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

ISACA's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification is an IT professionals certification that aims to build upon an interest in information systems auditing, control and security.

Those obtaining the certification are recognised worldwide for their competencies to manage vulnerabilities and ensure compliance of systems. During the certification, they gain the knowledge, skills and experience to come up with security and compliance solutions to enterprises that require their organisation to be protected against cyber security threats.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification is also offered by ISACA. IT security professionals with this certificate can demonstrate their understanding of the relationship between an information security program and broader business goals and objectives.

It shows prospective employers the professional has not only information security expertise but also knowledge and experience in the development and management of an information security program.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

The third ISACA qualification on our list, CRISC certified professionals can help enterprises understand business risk and have the technical knowledge to implement appropriate IS controls.

CRISC certified employees can build a better understanding of the impact of IT risk and how it relates to the overall organisation.

CompTIA Security+

This certification from CompTIA covers network security, compliance and operation security, threats and vulnerabilities as well as application, data and host security. Also included are access control, identity management, and cryptography.

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Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SCCP)

The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, known as (ISC)2, offers the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification is aimed at IT professionals with proven technical skills and practical security knowledge in hands-on operational IT roles.

It indicates a practitioner's technical ability to tackle the operational demands and responsibilities of security practitioners, including authentication, security testing, intrusion detection/prevention, incident response and recovery, attacks and countermeasures, cryptography, malicious code countermeasures, and more.

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Another certification from (ISC)2, the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is great for professionals with proven deep technical and managerial competence, skills, experience and credibility to design, engineer, implement and manage their overall information security program to protect organisations from sophisticated attacks.

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Certified Ethical Hacker CEH v2)

There's even a qualification, certified by the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council), available to white hat hackers. Called the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), recipients must demonstrate the capacity to identify weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target computer systems. White hat hackers and pen-testers alike have a crucial role to play in businesses' cyber security defences, and qualified individuals are often employed to probe target systems and test for any gaps that may emerge.

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