The CISSP is practically an IT standard in itself because it is the first ANSI ISO/IEC certified program in the world. Not only that, it is also approved by the US DoD and the US NSA! The CISSP certificate holder distinguishes himself from other IT professionals because the CISSP holds the elite title of being a gold standard when it comes to IT systems security. One of the specialties of CISSP is e-mail security. Although there are so many ways of protecting e-mail so that you can send and receive it securely, small and medium businesses will need the assistance of a CISSP to help them in establishing a robust e-mail security for their company.
The CISSP is managed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium or (ISC)2. The CISSP CBK contains ten domains and covers various topics on Information Security. Since the CISSP exam is based on these ten domains, and a mastery of these domains is a requirement for passing the exams, companies are assured that the CISSP person handling their e-mail security has adequate knowledge and skills on the IT industry best-practices and implement their learnings in the companys e-mail.
When a companys e-mail security is done by a CISSP, it can be guaranteed that regulatory requirements and other security issues are addressed properly with the use of different methods of information security like software, hardware, third-party managed security e-mail service providers, or a combination of the three.
A CISSP handling a companys e-mail security will make sure that a comprehensive examination of the current e-mail from data sending and receiving to data confidentiality and complexity.