Certified Critical Infrastructure Security Professional (CCISP) – This certification is is tailored specifically to Critical Infrastructure environments, defined by the office of Homeland Security as those assets, facilities, industries, and capabilities that are needed to support commerce and our daily lives. This including energy, utility, oil & gas, financial, communications, and transportation.
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) – This certification denotes a recognized mastery of an international standard for information security, and was created for the purpose of recognizing individuals who have distinguished themselves as an experienced, knowledgeable, and proficient information security practitioner.
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) – Founded by the SANS Institute, this certification addresses a broad range of skills and is designed to serve people who are or will be responsible for managing and protecting important information systems and networks.
TruSecure ICSA Certified Security Associate (TICSA) – This certification is a vendor-neutral measurement of proficiency and growth designed to validate and improve foundation-level IT security skills.
Security Certified Program – This program offers two certifications. The Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP) certification focuses on defensive security technologies, such as firewalls and intrusion detection. The Security Certified Network Architect (SCNA) concentrates on the advanced security skills and technologies of building trusted networks.
Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) – This certification was designed to recognize an international standard for practitioners of information security [IS] and understanding of a Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). It focuses on practices, roles and responsibilities as defined by experts from major IS industries.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) – This certification is awarded by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, and is specifically geared toward experienced information security managers and those who have information security management responsibilities.
CompTIA Security+ – This certification tests for security knowledge mastery of industry-wide topics.
Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP) – This certification is offered in three levels: associate, certified and master, and targets an individual with a varying levels of experience as a business continuity/disaster recovery planner
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) – This certification is awarded by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association to individuals with an interest in information systems auditing, control, and security who have met and continue to meet specific requirements.
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – This certification requires candidates to master their ability to identify risks, examine alternative remedies, and prescribe the best initiatives to control these risks.