Certification - CPISI ADV

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The CPISI ADV, CPISI Advanced – Payment Industry Security Implementer certificate is awarded to those who prove to have deep forensics knowledge and can effortlessly comply with the evolving payment security standards including PCI DSS, P2PE, PCI PIN, and PCI Software Security Framework upon attempting the exam.

Eligibility Criteria:

Those who wish to apply and challenge the CPISI ADV exam must fulfil the below eligibility criteria:

  • Option 1: Applicant must possess min 1 year of full-time experience in the below key areas that can be verified.
    • Information systems security, Application security
    • Network security
    • IT security auditing
    • Information security risk assessment or risk management
  • Option 2: Applicant must have attended the 16-hour CPISI ADV workshop
  • Option 3: Applicant must have attended an equivalent formal training of minimum 16 hours which covers topics as listed in the exam blueprint.
  • Option 4: Applicant must hold an active CPISI certificate

Exam Details:

  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Total no of questions: 50
  • Passing Criteria: 62%

The exam will test your knowledge on the below topics:

  1. Background of Payment Ecosystem
  2. Network & Hardware Security
  3. Data Security
  4. Vulnerability Management
  5. Authentication
  6. Compliance
  7. Governance
  8. Risk Assessment
  9. Scoping & Segmentation

Certification Relevance:
This certification is recommended for Information security professionals, security analysts and higher management from industries such as: Payment Gateways and Service Providers, Banking, eCommerce & mCommerce merchants and retailers, IT & ITES.

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