CCSP Exam Details and Process


The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification by (ISC)² is the certification of choice for candidates aspiring to be cloud security experts. It is one of the most-sought-after cloud security certifications and sets you apart from the competition in the industry. In this article, we address specific questions that you as an aspiring CCSP candidate might have concerning the exam.

What Is the Goal of the CCSP Exam?

The CCSP exam is designed to ensure that cloud security professionals have the required knowledge, skills and abilities in cloud security design, implementation, architecture, operations, controls and compliance with regulatory frameworks.

The credential complements and builds upon existing credentials, including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) by (ISC)² and CSA’s Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). Even though having prior knowledge in these certifications will enhance your understanding of much of the content, it is not a requirement, although it is certainly an added advantage.

Once you have acquired the CCSP credential, you will be able to apply information security expertise to a cloud computing environment and demonstrate competence in cloud security architecture, design, operations and service orchestration.

CCSP Exam Schedule, Duration and Format

You should schedule your exam after the 120 days of video access that you will be granted on payment for the exam. The exam is intense and is designed to take you four hours to complete. It comprises 125 multiple-choice questions and is offered in English. In order to pass the exam, you will need to accumulate a minimum of seven hundred out of a thousand points.

Booking and Taking the Exam

To register for the exam, you need to create an account with Pearson VUE, which is a leading provider of global computer-based training for certification and licensure exams. You can find much more (Read more...)

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