GIAC offers two Categories of stackable certifications to meet the needs of different professionals: Practitioner Certifications and Applied Knowledge Certifications.
- The 40+ GIAC Certifications you have always known will now be referred to as GIAC Practitioner Certifications. Spanning the breadth of Infosec, the certifications prove your foundational skills are solid in a certain area.
- Applied Knowledge Certifications are designed to challenge the most seasoned professionals going beyond foundational skills to rigorously assess hands-on skills and real-world experience. Candidates must solve real-world challenges in a 100% virtual machine environment.
How to Get Your GIAC Certification
Select the GIAC certification you wish to attempt.
Prepare for the certification exam.
Schedule an appointment to take your exam.
After passing the exam, you are GIAC certified!