What Does It Take to Earn the (ISC)² Entry-Level Cybersecurity Certification? The Ultimate Guide

Written by: (ISC)²
Published on: 4 Apr 2022

The Ultimate Guide Lays It All Out

New doors are opening in cybersecurity as organizations look to close the workforce gap and bring more talent into the field. Breaking down traditional barriers to entry, (ISC)² recently launched the entry-level cybersecurity certification, enabling students, incoming professionals and career changers to enter their first cybersecurity role prepared for what’s next. 

 

No work experience is required to take the exam – you just need a passion for cybersecurity and the desire to dive into an exciting field that protects the world from cyberthreats. The entry-level cybersecurity certification is particularly well-suited for individuals with strong critical thinking skills and an analytic mindset.

 

What You Need to Know

To help candidates prepare for earning the new credential, (ISC)²  has released The Ultimate Guide to the Entry-Level Cybersecurity Certification, available now for free download. This comprehensive resource covers these topics and more:

 

• Is the (ISC)² Entry-Level Cybersecurity Certification Right for Me?

• Cybersecurity Career Opportunities

• Exam Overview

• Official Training Options

• Benefits of Certification

• Professionals on Cybersecurity: In Their Own Words

 

Get Your Guide!

 

Get Ready for Exam Day

 (ISC)² offers a choice of flexible options for the entry-level cybersecurity certification exam preparation to help you gain the solid foundation of knowledge employers are looking for, from an association they trust.

 

Online Instructor-Led Training allows you to participate in live sessions led by an  (ISC)²  Authorized Instructor and work on your own through an engaging self-paced experience. 

 

Online Self-Paced Training lets you learn at your own pace with modular video content combined with interactive study materials. 

 

With both training options, candidates have the opportunity to reinforce their learning with peer discussions, pre- and post-course assessments, knowledge checks, flip cards and study sheets with key points, terms and definitions. 

 

Do you already have basic knowledge or experience in cybersecurity? Get your voucher and go right to the exam. Register now.

 

Backed by the Reputation of  (ISC)² 

(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe

and secure cyber world. Its portfolio of credentials are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. With more than 160,000 members,  (ISC)² is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are helping to advance the industry. Learn more.