These days cyber attacks have become a frightening new reality, which corporate and government organizations are helpless to stop. These attacks are unpredictable and always leads physical damage and big revenue loss. To quote an article in Forbes, “Every year in the U.S., 40,000 jobs for information security analysts go unfilled, and employers are struggling to fill 200,000 other cyber-security related roles.” So, going for a cybersecurity certification will definitely prove to be an advantage for your career at this point. Let’s check out the top ISACA Cybersecurity certifications high on demand these days:
- CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional: The (ISC)²’s CISSP certification is an industry recognized credential and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam is a standalone certification from (ISC)² with the exam code CISSP. The certification is targeted at professionals who want to develop policies and procedures in information security. By passing this certification exam, you can enhance your career prospects as Security Analyst, Security Manager, Security Architect, Network Architect and so on.
- CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor: ISACA CISA certification exam is intended for candidates interested in information systems audit, control, and security. This exam validates the experience and knowledge in the field of information assets protection; IT governance and management; systems audit; control and security and so on. The career opportunities after passing this certification are IT Auditor, Risk Analyst, Project manager, Information Security Auditor, Security and Compliance Officer, and Information Security Consultant/Analyst.
- CISM – Certified Information Security Manager: The CISM exam is a standalone certification from ISACA with the exam code CISM. The certification is targeted at professionals who manage designs, oversees and assesses an enterprise’s information security. The CISM program is developed particularly for experienced information security managers and those who have information security management responsibilities. Passing this certification offers job roles such as, Senior Security Analyst, Senior Security Consultant, Information Security Manager, and Information Security, Consultant.