(ISC)² has launched a new global initiative to help close the cybersecurity workforce gap. The initiative, called One Million Certified in Cybersecurity, offers free Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) Online Self-Paced Training and exams to the first million people interested to explore in the field of cybersecurity.

Certified in Cybersecurity
Credits to: (ISC)²

According to (ISC)², the Certified in Cybersecurity certification is an ultimate starting point for anyone interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity. This certification offers limitless opportunities globally and does not require any experience, only a passion and drive to enter the cybersecurity field.

Who Should Get Certified in Cybersecurity?

The certification is ideal for current IT professionals, individuals looking to transition from another field into cybersecurity, college students, or recent graduates. Ideal candidates for Certified in Cybersecurity are problem solvers, creative, analytical and critical thinkers, excited by the opportunity to learn, and enjoy both working in a team and independently.

What Makes Certified in Cybersecurity Your Best Move?

Validating your knowledge and building credibility is the first step towards respect in the cybersecurity field. Gaining a solid foundation of cybersecurity knowledge that employers are looking for from an association they trust will open new doors and opportunities for job offers and advancement. Developing new skills and becoming familiar with exam formats for advanced (ISC)² certifications like the CISSP® are crucial pathways to cybersecurity careers and advanced certifications.

A community of professionals provides access to peers and CPE/learning opportunities, while higher salaries reported by (ISC)² members make the certification an investment in one's future.

What to Expect on the Exam

The Certified in Cybersecurity exam is made up of 100 total multiple-choice items and is divided into five domains or topics. The domains and their weights are Security Principles (26%), Business Continuity (BC), Disaster Recovery (DR), and Incident Response Concepts (10%), Access Controls Concepts (22%), Network Security (24%), and Security Operations (18%). The exam takes two hours to complete, and a passing score is 700 out of 1000 points.

Redeeming Your Free Certified in Cybersecurity Exam: Step-by-Step Guide

If you're looking to take your cybersecurity career to the next level, the Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) exam is a great starting point. And the best part? You can now redeem a free CC exam using the promo code provide below.

To help you get started, we've put together a step-by-step guide to redeeming your free CC exam:

Step 1: Create an account with Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE is the global administrator of (ISC)² exams, including the CC exam. You'll need to create an account with them first. Make sure you create a single account in your name, as creating multiple accounts to reapply a free exam code is a violation of (ISC)² exam policies.

Step 2: Select CC: Certified in Cybersecurity

Once you've created your account, select the CC: Certified in Cybersecurity exam. This will take you to a page where you can select your testing location and schedule your exam. Pearson VUE has a wide range of testing centers available to ensure there is sufficient availability.

Step 3: Enter the promo code CC1M12312023

Enter the promo code CC1M12312023 and click apply. This will automatically update your total to $0. Please note that this promo code is redeemable for one registration only and you must be an (ISC)² Candidate to redeem the code.

Before you take your exam, be sure to review (ISC)²'s exam policies. You may also find it helpful to take advantage of the CC resources available to you, such as the free self-paced training, eTextbook, exam outline, online study group, and flash cards.