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Aug 2, 2017 7:40:28 AM

Why are only a few people able to successfully achieve 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

Introduction

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.

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