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The Certified Authorization Professional (CAP), certifies you have the skills needed to understand Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and can manage information systems utilizing risk management frameworks, as well as best practices, policies, and procedures.

The ISC2 CAP exam will have 125 multiple choice questions.

Candidates will have 3 hours to complete their CAP exam.

You can schedule and find the nearest testing center for your CAP exam through Pearson VUE website.

There are no requirements to take the CAP exam but to receive your CAP certificate you must become a member or associate of ISC2.

The average salary for a CAP certified professional is $135,430.

Yes, the CAP certification is issued by ISC2, a globally recognized non-profit organization and accredited by ANSI and the DoD.

You do not have to be member of ISC2 to take the CAP exam.

ISC2 CAP certification proves you have the advanced knowledge and technical skills to formalize processes to assess risk and establish security documentation within a broad range of risk management frameworks.

The price of the CAP exam is $599.

No, there is no CAT testing for CAP.

The Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT), only for English CISSP exams worldwide, is an exam that will gradually reduce the number of questions needed to complete the exam based on the candidate’s ability to consistently answer difficult questions correctly.

You can take the CAP exam at a local Pearson Professional Center.

No, ISC2 exams can only be taken in person at a local Pearson Professional Center.

Yes, but there is a $50 fee to reschedule and $100 fee to cancel your exam appointment.

An organization that awards its credentials to professionals who have proved their specialized skills and knowledge to protect critical assets.

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