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Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)

The Certified Authorization Professional certification is an objective measure of the skills, knowledge, and abilities required for personnel involved in the process of authorizing and maintaining information systems. It can be applied in a commercial market, civilian/local governments, and the US Federal government.

DURATION: 32 hours


  • 1-2 years of general technical experience
  • 2 years of general systems experience
  • 1-2 years of database/systems development/network experience


  • Achieve the CAP certification
  • Identify and understand the related processes integrated with the RMF
  • Identify the roles, requirements, and processes to register an information system
  • Identify requisites for establishing information system security controls


  • Authorization officials
  • System owners
  • Information owners
  • Information system security officers

Related Courses:

Project Management Professional (PMP)
Risk Management Framework (RMF)



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