Physical security expert looking for CISSP Certification
I am a senior engineer in a Fortune 500 company. I basically implement low current systems like SCADA, BMS, ACS, CCTV for high-value projects. Currently(last 6 years) I am more focused on the security aspect of low current including physical security like bollards, turnstiles, CCTV, Access Control, Intrusion Detection, explosive detection, x-ray machines, Under Vehicle Inspection Systems.
I have basic networking knowledge for eg:- routing , switching Vlans, etc. and usually implement and design the underlying network infrastructure used by the above systems. I am also responsible for installing and configuring the enterprise-level software on huge server setups that requires role creation and user management.
Am I eligible to appear for the CISSP exam? Is it a good way for me to progress in my career? can it help me migrate closer to the cybersecurity job landscape?
Take a look at the tasks/subtasks associated with each domain and figure out if you have 5 years of cumulative experience covering at least one task/subtask in at least two of the eight domains.
NB - physical security is no longer its own domain, but of course it is still a fundamental aspect of the CISSP curriculum. Rather than being its own domain, it now features across at least two domains as stated in the current CISSP exam outline: