HealthCare Information Security And Privacy Practitioner

HealthCare Information Security And Privacy Practitioner

HealthCare Information Security And Privacy Practitioner

Protect Those Who Are Counting On You

For cybersecurity and IT/ICT professionals who work for Healthcare providers

You do more than protect sensitive patient data. You protect lives. And every day, you have to be ready for new threats and breaches, changes to regulations and the growing complexities of healthcare IT.

Take on these challenges with confidence with the HCISPP! This global healthcare security certification proves you have what it takes to implement, manage and assess the proper security and privacy controls to protect healthcare organizations.

The HCISPP is unique because it combines cybersecurity skills with privacy best practices and techniques. No other certification addresses the foundational knowledge in healthcare security and privacy like the HCISPP.

As an HCISPP, you are on the forefront of protecting patient health information. Take your place among this elite group. Start pursuing your HCISPP today.

Who Should Become An HCISPP?

  • Information Security Manager
  • Privacy & Security Consultant
  • Compliance Auditor
  • Medical Records Supervisor
  • Risk Analyst
  • Compliance Officer
  • Privacy Officer
  • Health Information Manager
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Practice Manager

Steps to Getting Certified

To qualify for the HCISPP certification, you must have a minimum of two years of cumulative work experience in one or more knowledge areas of the HCISPP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) that includes security, compliance and privacy:

Healthcare Industry

Regulatory Environment

Privacy & Security in Healthcare

Information Governance & Risk Management

Information Risk Assessment

Third Party Risk Management

Legal experience may be substituted for compliance. Information management experience may be substituted for privacy. Of your two years of experience, one of those years must be in the healthcare industry

Dont have the required work experience yet? You can take and pass the HCISPP exam to earn an Associate of (ISC)2 designation. Then, youll have up to three years to earn your required work experience for the HCISPP.

Ready to schedule your exam? Visit our computer-based testing partner,, to set up your account. On your scheduled exam day, you will have three hours to complete the 125 exam questions. You must pass the exam with a scaled score of 700 points or greater.

Once you successfully pass the exam, you will have nine months from the date of the exam to complete this process. See for more details.

Once you are certified, you become a member of (ISC)2 Recertification is required every three years. This is accomplished through earning Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits and paying an Annual Maintenance Fee (AMF).

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