This certification prepares the student for a career in security architecture. A Security Architect (SA) is a senior-level enterprise architect role, either within a dedicated security team or as part of a more general Enterprise Architecture (EA) team.
It also provides the opportunity for those already within these roles to enhance or refresh their knowledge and in the process gain a qualification, recognised by industry, which demonstrates the level of knowledge gained.
A good appreciation of the technical aspects of ICT. Students who have taken and passed the Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) are best placed to being on the security architecture track, especially if they have at least one year’s experience in an active security management role.