Designed to prove that you have the knowledge necessary for individuals who have information security responsibilities as part of their day to day role, or who are thinking of moving into an information security or related function.
A qualification, recognised by industry, which demonstrates the level of knowledge gained.
Knowledge of IT would be advantageous but not essential. An understanding of the general principles of information technology security would be useful. Awareness of the issues involved with security control activity would be advantageous.