The CISSP has sat at the top of Information Assurance certifications for years. CompTIA has brought a new certification to the table which is said to rival that standing, the CASP.

Going forward, CASP and CISSP will be known as the most highly respected credentials which validate the skills demanded in the Information Assurance field. Little do people know, but these two certifications can successfully be used hand-in-hand which sometimes presents quite a predicament to professionals attempting to choose between the two. They are also distinct in many ways. Read our in-depth analysis of CASP vs. CISSP, in which we put questions to rest and make the choice much easier as to what certification will best fit the direction that a particular career is headed in.