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HCISSP - Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner FAQs

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The HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) is the only certification that combines Cybersecurity skills with privacy best practices and techniques. It demonstrates you have the knowledge to protect healthcare organizations using policies and procedures established by the cybersecurity experts at ISC2 such as identifying concepts for managing third party relationships, describing risk assessment and risk assessment practices and procedures for an organization,

identifying how organizations manage information risk and what security and privacy governance means for that information. Lastly to describe security and privacy concept principles as they relate to the healthcare industry.

Yes, the HCISSP is an advanced level certification.

You must successfully take the HCISSP exam.

Having the HCISSP certification will prove your skills and show employers you’re on the frontend of protecting patient health information and navigating a complete regulatory environment.

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

No, there are no prerequisites to get the HCISSP certification.

According to Certification Magazine, HCISSP certified professionals earn an average salary of $127,500.

Yes, HCISSP certification is globally recognized.

No there are no eligibility requirement to take the HCISSP exam.

The HCISSP certification has 125 multiple choice questions.

You will have three hours to complete HCISSP exam

The price of the HCISSP certification is $599.

No, you do not have to be a member of ISC2 to take the HCISSP exam.

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.

No, the HCISSP will not have CAT testing.

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

No, all exams issued by ISC2 must be taken in person at a Pearson Professional Center.

A Pearson Professional Center is a testing center fully owned and operated by Pearson VUE.

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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