A key feature of UT’s cybersecurity major is that it helps prepare students for professional security certifications, such as the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam. The program also gives students extensive hands-on experience using industry standard tools in a modern cybersecurity lab.

Explore various cybersecurity certifications:

CCFP Certified Cyber Forensics Professional more » close »

CCFP: Certified Cyber Forensics Professional
Issuing Organization:(ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security Professional

CCFP Requirements
Details: As an advanced professional-level certification, the CCFP recognizes qualified practitioners who are equipped to lead complex and diverse cyber forensics investigations.

CCSP Certified Cloud Security Professional more » close »

CCSP: Certified Cloud Security Professional
Issuing Organization: (ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security Professional

CCSP Requirements
Details: Cloud computing and cloud computing security trainings

CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor more » close »

CISA: Certified Informations Systems Auditor
Issuing Organization: (ISACA) - Information System Audit and Control Association

CISA Requirements
Details: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is a globally recognized certification in the field of audit, control and security of information systems.

CISM Certified Information Security Manager more » close »

CISM: Certified Information Security Manager
Issuing Organization: ISACA- Information System Audit and Control Association

CISM Requirements
Details: The intent of the certification is to provide a common body of knowledge for information security management.

CISSP Certified Information System Security Professional more » close »

CISSP: Certified Information System Security Professional
Issuing Organization: (ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security Professional

CISSP Requirements
Details: The CISSP draws from a comprehensive, up-to-date, global common body of knowledge that ensures security leaders have a deep knowledge and understanding of new threats, technologies, regulations, standards and practices.

CISSP-ISSAP CISP-Information Systems Security Architecture Professional more » close »

CISSP-ISSAP: CISP-Information Systems Security Architecture Professional
Issuing Organization: (ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security Professional

CISSP-ISSAP Requirements
Details: The CISSP-ISSAP certification is for CISSPs who specialize in designing security solutions and providing management with risk-based guidance to meet organizational needs.

CISSP-ISSEP CISP-Information Systems Security Engineering Professional more » close »

CISSP-ISSEP: CISP-Information Systems Security Engineering Professional
Issuing Organization: (ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security Professional

CISSP-ISSEP Requirements
Details: The CISSP-ISSEP certification is for CISSPs who specialize in the practical application of systems engineering principles and processes to develop secure system.

CISSP-ISSMP CISP-Information Systems Security Management Professional more » close »

CISSP-ISSMP: CISP-Information Systems Security Management Professional
Issuing Organization: (ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security Professional

CISSP-ISSMP Requirements
Details: The CISSP-ISSMP certification is for CISSPs who specialize in establishing, presenting and governing information security programs, and demonstrate management and leadership skills.

CSSLP Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional more » close »

CSSLP: Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional
Issuing Organization: (ISC)2 -International Information Systems Security Professional

CSSLP Requirements 
Details: This course is designed for professionals who demonstrate a globally recognized level of competence, as defined in a common body of knowledge, by assuring security throughout the software lifecycle.

GIAC Global Information Assurance Certification more » close »

GIAC: Global Information Assurance Certification. (This is a entity which has around 12 certifications in its wing)
Issuing Organization: SANS Institute

GIAC Requirements 
Details: (GIAC) is an information security certification entity that specializes in technical and practical certification as well as new research in the form of its GIAC Gold program.

GSEC GIAC Security Essentials Certification more » close »

GSEC: GIAC Security Essentials Certification
Issuing Organization: SANS Institute

GSEC Requirements
Details: Targeted at Security Professionals that want to demonstrate they are qualified for IT systems hands-on roles with respect to security tasks.

Network+ Issued by CompTIA more » close »

Network+
Issuing Organization: CompTIA - Computing Technology Industry Association

Requirements
Details: Network+ is a certification that is used to measure skill as a network technician: understanding of network hardware, installation and troubleshooting.

Security+ Issued by CompTIA more » close »

Security+
Issuing Organization: CompTIA - Computing Technology Industry Association

Requirements
Details: Security+ is a certification dealing with computer security topics such as cryptography and access control, as well as business-related topics such as disaster recovery and risk management.

CEH Certified Ethical Hacker more » close »

CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker
Issuing Organization: EC-Council-International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (There are many more private universities and organizations who have certification courses in CEH)

CEH Requirements
Details: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is a qualification obtained in assessing the security of computer systems, using penetration testing techniques.

Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist Issued by Cisco more » close »

Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist
Issuing Organization: Cisco
Requirements: No prerequisites are required; however a thorough understanding of TCP/IP and a working knowledge of CCNA Security is highly recommended.
Details: Designed for professional security analysts and leveraging the features of Cisco and other network security products used today, the Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist certification focuses on the topics of event monitoring, security event/alarm/traffic analysis, and incident response.

RMC Risk Management Continuity more » close »

RMC: Risk Management Continutiy
Issuing Organization: DRI (Disaster Recovery Institute)

McAfee Institute Certifications Issued by the McAfee Institute more » close »

McAfee Institute Certifications
Issuing Organization: McAfee Institute
Details: McAfee provides more than 60 different certifications for cybersecurity. The website has the details of all the certifications.

ABCHS American Board for Certification in Homeland Security more » close »

ABCHS: American Board for Certification in Homeland Security
Issuing Organization: Homeland Security
Requirements: Multiple courses/Prerequisites differ according to the certifications.
Details: Provides multiple certifications in cybersecurity and information assurance