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CISSP Cert Guide

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This is the eBook version of the print title. Note that the eBook does not provide access to the practice test software that accompanies the print book.

Learn, prepare, and practice for CISSP exam success with the CISSP Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification.

  • Master CISSP exam topics

  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes

  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

CISSP Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Leading IT certification experts Troy McMillan and Robin Abernathy share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

You'll get a complete test preparation routine organized around proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan.

This study guide helps you master all the topics on the CISSP exam, including

  • Access control

  • Telecommunications and network security

  • Information security governance and risk management

  • Software development security

  • Cryptography

  • Security architecture and design

  • Operation security

  • Business continuity and disaster recovery planning

  • Legal, regulations, investigations, and compliance

  • Physical (environmental) security

Troy McMillan, Product Developer and Technical Editor at Kaplan Cert Prep, specializes in creating certification practice tests and study guides. He has 12 years of experience teaching Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, and Security classes for top training companies, including Global Knowledge and New Horizons. He holds more than 20 certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, and other leading technology organizations.

Robin M. Abernathy has more than a decade of experience in IT certification prep. For Kaplan IT Certification Preparation, she has written and edited preparation materials for many (ISC)2, Microsoft, CompTIA, PMI, Cisco, and ITIL certifications. She holds multiple IT certifications from these vendors.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication
  4. Contents at a Glance
  5. Table of Contents
  6. About the Authors
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. About the Technical Editors
  9. We Want to Hear from You!
  10. Reader Services
  11. Introduction
    1. Goals and Methods
    2. Who Should Read This Book?
    3. Strategies for Exam Preparation
    4. (ISC)2 CISSP Exam Objectives
    5. Pearson IT Certification Practice Test Engine and Questions on the Disc
  12. Chapter 1. The CISSP Certification
    1. The Goals of the CISSP Certification
    2. The Value of the CISSP Certification
    3. The Common Body of Knowledge
    4. Steps to Becoming a CISSP
  13. Chapter 2. Access Control
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
  14. Chapter 3. Telecommunications and Network Security
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
  15. Chapter 4. Information Security Governance and Risk Management
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
  16. Chapter 5. Software Development Security
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
  17. Chapter 6. Cryptography
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
  18. Chapter 7. Security Architecture and Design
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
  19. Chapter 8. Operations Security
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
  20. Chapter 9. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
  21. Chapter 10. Legal, Regulations, Investigations, and Compliance
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
  22. Chapter 11. Physical (Environmental) Security
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
  23. Glossary
  24. Appendix A. Memory Tables
    1. Chapter 2
    2. Chapter 4
    3. Chapter 5
    4. Chapter 6
    5. Chapter 7
    6. Chapter 8
    7. Chapter 9
  25. Appendix B. Memory Table Answer Key
    1. Chapter 2
    2. Chapter 4
    3. Chapter 5
    4. Chapter 6
    5. Chapter 7
    6. Chapter 8
    7. Chapter 9
  26. Practice Exams [This content is currently in development.]