At the employers side there is an increasing interest in qualified specialists with confirmed expertise and, vice versa, employees want to improve their level of education.
In the past, professional certificates in the area of information security have already been available in the US where they have gained currency and recognition. However, these products are barely suitable for Europe as US standards and legislation differ from European regulations.
TeleTrusT members initiated the development of an information security professional certificate. One first step was setting up an expert group entrusted with the T.I.S.P. certificate design as well as the specification of training and examination contents. T.I.S.P. is a professional certificate particularly adjusted to the European situation taking into consideration corresponding prevalent requirements.
By achieving the T.I.S.P. certificate one can document profound knowledge in information security.