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3. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), $110,603

"Offered by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, CISSP is designed to provide vendor-neutral security expertise, similar to the certifications ISACA offers," according to Hales. "Launched in 1994, CISSP consists of an exam based around 10 different areas in computer security, including risk analysis, cloud computing, security when developing applications, mobile, cryptography, physical security, business continuity and disaster recovery planning, and legal and compliance issues."