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:
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).
These concepts are from CISSP - Domain -3 Security Engineering.
This article will support you in learning a few techniques to identify the important topics for your CISSP exam.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.