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Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)

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This vendor-neutral Certification is Offered By:
International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2
Vienna, VA USA
Phone: +1.866.462.4777
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Skill Level: Foundation                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $419 (shortest track)               

For individuals responsible for formalizing processes used to assess risk and establish security requirements and documentation.

Initial Requirements:
You must have two years of cumulative information systems security authorization-related (C&A) work experience and pass the CAP exam ($419).

You must also be endorsed by another (ISC)2 certified professional in good standing before the CAP certification can be awarded.

The seven domains of the CAP body of knowledge include:
- Understand the Security Authorization of Information Systems
- Categorize Information Systems
- Establish the Security Control Baseline
- Apply Security Controls
- Assess Security Controls
- Authorize Information System
- Monitor Security Controls

Continuing Requirements:
You must pay an annual maintenance fee of $85 at the end of each certification year. You must also recertify every three years by earning 60 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Please note that you must earn a minimum of 10 CPEs each year within the three year certification cycle.

Offline Resources:
Training is available through ISC2.

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