CISSP Cert Guide, 3rd Edition

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CISSP Cert Guide, 3rd Edition

By Robin Abernathy, Troy McMillan
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Learn, prepare, and practice for CISSP exam success with this Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning.
  • Master the latest CISSP exam topics
  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes
  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
  • Practice with realistic exam questions
  • Get practical guidance for test taking strategies
CISSP Cert Guide, 3rd Edition is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Leading IT certification experts Robin Abernathy and Troy McMillan 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.

The book presents you with an organised test preparation routine through the use of 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.

Robin M. Abernathy has been working in the IT certification preparation industry at Kaplan IT Training for more than 18 years. Robin has written and edited certification preparation materials for many (ISC)2, Microsoft, CompTIA, PMI, ITIL, ISACA, and GIAC certifications and holds multiple IT certifications from these vendors.

Robin provides training on computer hardware and software, networking, security, and project management. Over the past decade, she has ventured into the traditional publishing industry by technically editing several publications and co-authoring Pearson’s CISSP Cert Guide and CASP Cert Guide and authoring Pearson’s Project+ Cert Guide. She presents at technical conferences and hosts webinars on IT certification topics.

Troy McMillan writes practice tests, study guides, and online course materials for Kaplan IT Training, while also running his own consulting and training business.

He holds more than 30 industry certifications and also appears in training videos for Oncourse Learning and Pearson.

Table of contents
  • Chapter 1: Security and Risk Management
  • Chapter 2: Asset Security
  • Chapter 3: Security Engineering
  • Chapter 4: Communication and Network Security
  • Chapter 5: Identity and Access Management
  • Chapter 6: Security Assessment and Testing
  • Chapter 7: Security Operations
  • Chapter 8: Software Development Security