(ISC)² is working on an entry level certification, we expect it to be before the SSCP.
That means no cyber/ITSec experience at all required, sort of entry level certification.
You can help shape the certification (and earn 5 CPEs if you are already certified).
The new entry level exam looks like it will have 5 domains covering all the Cyber/IT-Security basics.
Domain 1: Security Principles
- 1. Understand the Five Pillars of Information Assurance
- 2. Understand the risk management process
- 3. Understand security controls
- 4. Understand (ISC)² Code of Ethics
- 5. Understand governance processes
Domain 2: Business Continuity (BC), Disaster Recovery (DR), and Incident Response Concepts
- 1. Understand business continuity (BC)
- 2. Understand disaster recovery (DR)
- 3. Understand incident response
Domain 3: Access Controls Concepts
- 1. Understand physical access controls
- 2. Understand logical access controls
Domain 4: Network Security
- 1. Understand computer networking
- 2. Understand network threats and attacks
- 3. Understand network security infrastructure
Domain 5: Security Operations
- 1. Understand data security
- 2. Understand system hardening
- 3. Understand best practice security policies
- 4. Understand security awareness training
I hope I can help you get certified,