All information systems security professionals who are certified by (ISC)² recognize that such certification is a privilege that must be both earned and maintained. In support of this principle, all Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) commit to fully support this Code of Ethics. CISSPs who intentionally or knowingly violate any provision of the Code will be subject to action by a peer review panel, which may result in the revocation of certification.
CISSP® is the term used for the Certified Information System Security Professional. An information systems security certification reflecting the qualification of information systems security practitioners. The CISSP® examination is a six (6) hours exam that consists of 250 multiple choice questions, covering topics such as Identity and Access Management, Asset Security, and Security and Risk Management Practices, and is administered by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium or (ISC)².