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Jul 13, 2020 1:55:12 PM

Firewall Facts you must know for the CISSP exam!

Firewalls have made up a popular subject of study for a long time now. The CISSP expects you to understand the advantages and disadvantages of different types of firewalls. It also tests your ability to suggest a type of firewall given a scenario, analysing the trade off between security and performance. 
May 4, 2020 3:37:33 PM

Is the CISSP certification worth it?

This is a very logical question for any data and cybersecurity professional looking to upgrade their professional credentials with the right certification. In this blog, we aim to offer some clarity on the subject by delving into:  

Mar 6, 2020 9:29:53 AM

CISSP Certification: Some US Regulations you need to know

Legislation in the CISSP exam, in general, is not specific to any country. The exam does, however, expect you to know, at least at the definition/purpose level, the common regulatory standards (well-known across the world).

Jan 28, 2020 11:01:58 AM

CISSP Concepts– Trusted Computing Base/TCEC, ITSEC and Common Criteria

These concepts are from CISSP - Domain -3 Security Engineering. 

Feb 5, 2019 1:42:43 PM

CISSP 2019 Exam Preparation Plan | CISSP Exam Guide | CISSP Exam 2019 Tips

This article will support you in learning a few techniques to identify the important topics for your CISSP exam.

Jun 15, 2018 10:48:35 AM

CISSP Exam Changes, 2018 | CISSP 2018 Syllabus & Study Guide

As part of Cyber Management Alliance’s commitment to be continuous in being updated with the CISSP Syllabus changes, which went live on 15 April 2018, we have summarised below the latest changes to the CISSP examination.

Dec 5, 2017 7:10:47 AM

How to Manage your Time during the CISSP Exam

Not wishing to cause alarm but the CISSP exam is six hours long and has a total of 250 multiple choice questions. It is an exercise not only for your brain and thoughtful risk management, but also in patience and perseverance at its full capacity.

Nov 27, 2017 12:02:31 PM

Top Tips on managing the last 7 days to your CISSP exam

With just 7 days to until your CISSP exam, ideally you should have covered the entire CISSP syllabus from the official ISC2 CISSP book. On top of that, if you’ve solved at least 1,500 CISSP practice questions, you’re on the right path. So, by now you'll know the areas where you need to brush up your knowledge, and what your strengths and weaknesses are.

Nov 7, 2017 1:00:00 PM

7 Tips to Leveraging the Maximum from your CISSP Mentor Relationship

Deciding to take the plunge and study for your CISSP qualification can be a big step. It’s often been a few years since they were a student for some who take this decision and returning to study is not always easy when jobs and family commitments are also in the mix.

Aug 2, 2017 7:40:28 AM

Why are only a few people able to successfully clear the CISSP exam?

An interesting question and one that has arisen a number of times over the past couple of years, yet is hard to answer. If the CISSP exam is so popular, as we are led to believe, then where are all the CISSPs? If there are few CISSPs, is the training and exam for this qualification too complex?

Jul 4, 2017 11:14:11 AM

(ISC)2’s Managing Director's Top Tips

Amar Singh, CEO and founder of Cyber Management Alliance, sat down with Adrian Davis, Managing Director EMEA at (ISC)2 and discussed the cyber security industry today, how they are changing the way graduates are being taught IT-related and computer science degrees, and his Top Tips for a career in cyber security.

May 22, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Adrian Davis Explains how (ISC)2’s CISSP Certification has Changed

Cyber Management Alliance’s CEO and co-founder, Amar Singh, talked to Adrian Davis, Managing Director EMEA at (ISC)2 about their new CISSP and SSCP qualifications, and the changes that were implemented in 2015.

Feb 16, 2017 12:00:00 PM

CISSP Insights - Business Impact Analysis

Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is an important step within the Risk Management process. In order to complete a BIA exercise, a Risk Manager should engage stakeholders via a series of meetings so that he/she has a thorough understanding of the impact to the business, and its consequences, should a risk materliase.

Feb 14, 2017 8:53:00 PM

CISSP Domain 1 Review notes - Security and Risk Management

This is one of the lengthiest and a relatively important domain in CISSP. People working in technical roles find this domain difficult as it is more business-focused and relates to wide concepts in Risk Management, as well as setting up an Information Security and Governance Framework. For your information, the CISSP Exam weightings are below.

Nov 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

CISSP Career Prospects and Salary Expectations


ISC2's CISSP remains one of the most respected and in-demand certifications in Information Security.  In many businesses around the world, CISSP is the de-facto certification requirement for information and cyber security job applicants.  
I know, you may be wondering am I biased towards the CISSP certification as it's easy to make unqualified statements.
Oct 21, 2016 9:01:56 AM

Studying for CISSP - working full time

To say it's a challenge studying for the coveted and respected ISC2's CISSP when you are in your full time job and have family commitments is an understatement. I have gone through this journey of preparing for CISSP alongside a full time job with one of the Big 4 firms. It's not easy and I wanted to share the approach I pursued that helped me clear my CISSP exam successfully.

May 21, 2016 11:49:07 PM

CISSP Insights - Need to Know and Least Privilege

Let us learn today what is key difference between Least Privilege and Need to Know access principles.
May 6, 2016 4:07:13 PM

ERP Cyber security - Will CISSP qualification help?

In the current business scenario, virtually every ERP application is vulnerable to unauthorised access, financial fraud, sabotage or espionage (leakage of industry secrets) from cyber-attacks targeting these business-critical enterprise systems.

Apr 14, 2016 6:12:43 AM

Comparison of the old and new CISSP syllabus

In 2015, ISC2 (the official CISSP certification body) revised the CISSP official book from an earlier Third Edition to a new FOURTH Edition book with some changes.

Apr 14, 2016 5:38:22 AM

Success MANTRAS for passing your CISSP Exam at the first attempt

There are many articles already published on the Internet on this topic. As this is of interest to you, I will quickly share a few success mantras that I followed to help me pass my CISSP exam. 

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