CISSP For Dummies

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9780470537916: CISSP For Dummies

The bestselling guide to CISSP certification – now fully updated for the latest exam!

There are currently over 75,000 CISSP certified people out there and thousands take this exam each year. The topics covered in the exam include: network security, security management, systems development, cryptography, disaster recovery, law, and physical security. CISSP For Dummies, 3rd Edition is the bestselling guide that covers the CISSP exam and helps prepare those wanting to take this security exam. The 3rd Edition features 200 additional pages of new content to provide thorough coverage and reflect changes to the exam. Written by security experts and well-known Dummies authors, Peter Gregory and Larry Miller, this book is the perfect, no-nonsense guide to the CISSP certification, offering test-taking tips, resources, and self-assessment tools.

  • Fully updated with 200 pages of new content for more thorough coverage and to reflect all exam changes
  • Security experts Peter Gregory and Larry Miller bring practical real-world security expertise
  • CD-ROM includes hundreds of randomly generated test questions for readers to practice taking the test with both timed and untimed versions

CISSP For Dummies, 3rd Edition can lead you down the rough road to certification success!

 

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Prepare to pass that all-important CISSP exam with this tried-and-true package!

CISSP certification boosts your standing as a security professional. This book-and-CD duo is your perfect study buddy, helping you earn certification with flying colors! It shows you what you need to know, guides you into sterling study habits, fills your mind with everything necessary to pass the exam, and gives you lots of chances to practice.

  • What you need to know — learn about (ISC)2 and the knowledge required for certification

  • One bite at a time — examine 10 key domains such as access control, application development security, and cryptography

  • A look at the legal stuff — understand regulatory laws, levels of computer crime, forensic procedures, and compliance issues

  • Safety net — learn to protect LANs, WANs, VPNs, and telephone systems; how to design secure systems; and how to respond to attacks

  • Practice makes perfect — use the sample test questions to set up your own practice exams

Open the book and find:

  • Minimum professional qualifications for CISSP certification

  • The (ISC)2 Code of Ethics

  • What a disaster recovery plan should include

  • How cryptography can boost security

  • Concepts and principles of information security management

  • Ten test-taking tips

  • What to expect during and after the exam

  • Ways to enhance site security

Bonus CD Includes

  • Dummies Test Engine, our exclusive test-prep software
  • Hundreds of practice questions to help you study and prepare for the real thing
  • Flashcards you can use on your PDA to study

About the Author:

Lawrence Miller has worked in information security and technology management for more than a decade. He is currently the IT Operations Manager for a major U.S. law firm.

Peter H. Gregory, CISA, CISSP is the author of 20 books on security and technology, and is the security and risk manager for one of the world's largest online corporate travel and expense management service providers.

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