With CCISO certification, you will be proved to have the real-world experience necessary to succeed at the highest executive levels of information security. To take CCISO exam and earn the certification, you must meet the basic CCISO requirements. Candidates must pass the exam covering 5 CCISO domains to earn CCISO certification, regardless of experience in each domain.
CCISO Certification Requirements
If you study and prepare the exam to earn CCISO certification by yourself, you must submit the Exam Eligibility Application proving they have at least five years of experience in each of the five CCISO domains.
Note: Candidates who do not yet meet the CCISO requirements but are interested in information security management can pursue the EC-Council Information Security Management (EISM) certification.
About CCISO Exam
There are 150 multiple choice questions in real CCISO exam, and you have two and a half hours to complete the test. There are three cognitive levels tested on the CCISO exam but only two tested on the EISM exam.
Level 1 – Knowledge: This cognitive level of questions is used to recall memorized facts.
Level 2 – Application: This cognitive level of questions is used to identify the candidate’s ability to understand the application of a given concept.
Level 3 – Analysis: This cognitive level of questions is used to identify the candidate’s ability to identify and resolve a problem given a series of variables and context.
Note: The level 1 and level 2 only appear on EISM exam.
In order to maintain the high integrity of our certifications exams, EC-Council Exams are provided in multiple forms. Depending on which CCISO exam form is challenged, cut scores can range from 60% to 85%.