Complete List of IT Security Certifications (Updated March 2013)

List of IT Security Certifications, Including, IT Risk, IT Governance, IT Audit Certifications, IT Forensics. This list is constantly being amended to include new certifications, if you’re aware of a missing certification, please post it, and we’ll make sure to update the list.

Vendor Acronym Full Name Cost (Americas USD)
(ISC)2 CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional $599
CISSP-ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professional $399
CISSP-ISSEP Information Systems Security Engineering Professional $399
CISSP-ISSMP Information Systems Security Management Professional $399
SSCP Systems Security Certified Practitioner $250
CAP Certified Authorization Professional $419
CSSLP Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional $549
ISACA CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor $410
CISM Certified Information Security Manager $485
CGEIT Certified in the Governance ofEnterprise IT $460
CRISC Certified in Risk and InformationSystems Control $535
GIAC GSEC Security Essentials $579
GCIH Certified Incident Handler $579
GCIA Certified Intrusion Analyst $579
GPEN Penetration Tester $579
GCFW Certified Firewall Analyst $579
GWAPT Web Application Penetration Tester $579
GCWN Certified Windows Security Administrator $579
GAWN Assessing and Auditing Wireless Networks $579
GCUX Certified UNIX Security Administrator $579
GISF Information Security Fundamentals $579
GCED Certified Enterprise Defender $579
GXPN Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester $579
GCFA Certified Forensic Analyst $579
GREM Reverse Engineering Malware $579
GCFE Certified Forensic Examiner $579
GSLC Security Leadership $579
GISP Information Security Professional $579
G2700 Certified ISO-27000 Specialist $579
GCPM Certified Project Manager $579
GSSP-JAVA Secure Software Programmer-Java $579
GWEB Certified Web Application Defender $579
GSSP-.NET Secure Software Programmer- .NET $579
GSNA Systems and Network Auditor $579
GLEG Legal Issues in Information Technology & Security $579
CSI CSFA CyberSecurity Forensic Analyst $400
EC-Council C|EH Certified Ethical Hacker $600
C|HFI Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator $600
E|CSA Certified Security Analyst $400
L|PT Licensed Penetration Tester $400
E|CSP Certified Secure Programmer $400
E|DRP Certified Disaster Recovery Professional ?
C|CISO Certified Chief Information Security Officer ?
C|SCU Certified Secure Computer User ?
E|CIH Certified Incident Handler ?
E|NSA Network Security Administrator ?
ISFCE CCE Certified Computer Examiner $395
ASIS CPP Certified Protection Professional $300
PCI Professional Certified Investigator $300
PSP Physical Security Professional $300
DRII CBCP Certified Business Continuity Professional $400
CFCP Certified Functional Continuity Professional $400
ABCP Associate Business Continuity Professional $200
MBCP Master Business Continuity Professional $500
CBCA Certified Business Continuity Auditor $400
CBCLA Certified Business Continuity Lead Auditor $400
APSCP Associate Public Sector Continuity Professional $200
CPSCP Certified Public Sector Continuity Professional $400
AHPCP Associate Healthcare Provider Continuity Professional $200
CHPCP Certified Healthcare Provider Continuity Professional $400
Cisco CCNA Security Cisco Certified Network Associate Security $250
CCNP Security Cisco Certified Network Professional Security $750
CCIE Security Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Security $1850
Offensive Security OSCP Offensive Security Certified Professional
OSWP Offensive Security Wireless Professional
OSCE Offensive Security Certified Expert
OSEE Offensive Security Exploitation Expert
OSWE Offensive Security Web Expert
eLearnSecurity eCPPT eLearnSecurity Certified Professional Penetration Tester
CompTIA SMSP Social Media Security Professional
Security+ Security+
CASP CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner
CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician
PCI SSC QSA Qualified Security Assessor $500
PA-QSA Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor $500
ASV Approved Scanning Vendors $10,000
ISA Internal Security Assessors $1495
PFI PCI Forensic Investigator $2500
ISECOM OPSA OSSTMM Professional Security Analyst Accredited Certification
OPST OSSTMM Professional Security Tester Accredited Certification
OPSE OSSTMM Professional Security Expert Accredited Certification
SAI Security Awareness Instructor
OWSE OSSTMM Wireless Security Expert
Enterasys ESSE-IPS/SIEM Enterasys Security Systems Engineer-IPS/SIEM
ESSE-N Enterasys Security Systems Engineer-NAC
HISPI HISP Holistic Information Security Practitioner $499
Red Hat RHCSS Red Hat Certified Security Specialist $1800
SonicWALL CSSA Certified SonicWALL Security Administrator
Master CSSA Master Certified SonicWALL Security Administrator
CSSP Certified SonicWALL Security Professional
Microsoft MCSE:Security MCSE:Security
Barracuda Networks
Check Point CCSA Check Point Security Administration
CCSE Check Point Certified Security Expert
Symantec SCS Symantec Certified Specialist
SCP Symantec Certified Professional
IACRB CEPT Certified Expert Penetration Tester $499
CASS Certified Application Security Specialist $499
CSSA Certified SCADA Security Architect $499
CREA Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst $499
CPT Certified Penetration Tester $499
CDRP Certified Data Recovery Professional $499
CCFE Certified Computer Forensics Examiner $499
CWSS Certified Windows Security Specialist $499
CWAPT Certified Web App Penetration Tester $499
CDAE Certified DIACAP Assurance Enginner $499
Mile2 C)ISSO Certified Information Systems Security Officer $300
C)PTE Certified Penetration Testing Engineer $300
C)PTC Certified Penetration Testing Consultant
C)DRE Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer $300
C)DFE Certified Digital Forensics Examiner $300
C)NFE Certified Network Forensics Engineer
C)SWAE Certified Secure Web Applications Engineer
C)IHE Certified Incident Handling Engineer $300
C)SS Certified Security Sentinel $150
IAPP CIPM Certified Information Privacy Manager
CIPP/US. Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States