As the true entry point to career excellence, a CC starts newcomers on their path to advanced cybersecurity certifications and future leadership roles.
There are no specific prerequisites to take the exam. It is recommended that candidates have basic information technology (IT) knowledge. No work experience in cybersecurity or formal education diploma/degree is required.
For further details, go to the Exam Outline.
Exam Availability: English | Testing Centre: Pearson VUE
“This course may be undertaken as a self paced program, which can be completed at your own pace, in your own time.”
The global workforce needs a massive influx of 2.7 million cybersecurity professionals to meet demand.
Find a local Pearson VUE Test Center and register for the exam at pearsonvue.com/isc2. Passing score is 700/1000
Validates knowledge and willingness to learn. It's a way to be considered for an entry or junior level cybersecurity position.
Helps individuals demonstrate foundational cybersecurity knowledge employers are looking for, from an association they trust.
Access to professional development opportunities and courses available to (ISC)2 members.
Builds a strong foundation for a cybersecurity career.
Enables access to a network of peers.
(ISC)2 members report 35% higher annual salary than non-members.
Signals a candidate's foundational understanding of key cybersecurity concepts, and their willingness and ability to learn more and grow on the job.
Investing and developing entry and junior talent will help build long-term resiliency.
Ensure professionals speak the same language across disciplines and have cross-departmental perspectives.
Increase organisational integrity in the eyes of clients and other stakeholders.