(Last Updated On: May 13, 2019)

Introduction

Maybe you are a security practitioner, manager or executive and you feel the need to prove your skills or advance your career further. You have experienced most security incidences, solved most of them and you would wish to prove what you are capable of or just increase your portfolio. Your way out could be the CISSP way and this article gives you top resources to consider studying. Whatismore, earning the CISSP proves you have what it takes to effectively design, implement and manage a best-in-class cybersecurity program. With a CISSP, you validate your expertise and become an (ISC)² member (www.isc2.org, 2019)

The following are some of the top study materials you can get your hands on:

1. Eleventh Hour CISSP®: Study Guide 3rd Edition by Eric Conrad, Seth Misenar and Joshua Feldman

This is good news to all who have limited time to study for CISSP exam. Whether you lack the time or whether you are a good procrastinator, this is a wonderful package for your needs. Updated for the most current version of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam, this book is well prepared to include only core certification information, and is presented for ease of last-minute studying. All CISSP domains are covered as completely and concisely as possible, giving users the best possible chance of acing the exam. Amazing take-aways:

  • Completely updated for the most current version of the exam’s Common Body of Knowledge
  • Provides the only guide you need for last-minute studying
  • Answers the toughest questions and highlights core topics
  • Streamlined for maximum efficiency of study, making it ideal for professionals updating their certification or for those taking the test for the first time

Your copy is on this link: Eleventh Hour CISSP®: Study Guide

2. The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK Reference 5th Edition by John Warsinske

This is a vendor neutral guide for 2019 and beyond. It is the authoritative common body of knowledge (CBK) from (ISC)2 for information security professionals charged with designing, engineering, implementing, and managing the overall information security program to protect organizations from attacks.

Experts with enough experience in the subject joined their heads and came up with this comprehensive reference that covers all of the more than 300 CISSP objectives and sub-objectives in a structured format. What you will find is:

  • Common and good practices for each objective
  • Common vocabulary and definitions
  • References to widely accepted computing standards
  • Highlights of successful approaches through case studies

The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK Reference

3. CISSP: A Comprehensive Beginners Guide on the Information Systems Security Kindle Edition by Walker Schmidt

Walker Schmidt walks you step by step through the realm of risk evaluation and mitigation. The resource does its best to ensure that the best organizational structure for a robust information security system is in place. By going through the various topics, the reader will benefit from the basics of the subject and a through grounding on the various domains and information he or she needs to flourish in the security arena.

Plunge in, plug into this lucrative career and get the treat you are not expecting! The door is through this guide. Open it by clicking on this guide:

CISSP: A Comprehensive Beginners Guide on the Information Systems Security

4. CISSP Official (ISC)2 Practice Tests 2nd Edition by Mike Chapple (Author), David Seidl

After you have put in enough effort to study the various guides, you will definitely need something to test your understanding based on what to expect on the exam day. The (ISC)2 CISSP Official Practice Tests is wonderful for such candidates because it provides 1300 unique practice questions. The first part of the book provides 100 questions per domain. You also have access to four unique 125-question practice exams to help you master the material.

As the only official practice tests endorsed by (ISC)2, this book gives you the advantage of full and complete preparation. Coverage includes: Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Architecture and Engineering, Communication and Network Security, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, and Software Development Security. Take your copy and:

  • Test your knowledge of the 2018 exam domains
  • Identify areas in need of further study
  • Gauge your progress throughout your exam preparation

The link to grab yours is: CISSP Official (ISC)2 Practice Tests 2nd Edition

5. CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Eighth Edition 8th Edition by Shon Harris, Fernando Maymi

Thoroughly updated for the latest release of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam, this comprehensive resource covers all exam domains, as well as the new 2018 CISSP Common Body of Knowledge developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2. This resource covers all of the CISSP Domains which include:

  • Security and risk management
  • Asset security
  • Security architecture and engineering
  • Communication and network security
  • Identity and access management
  • Security assessment and testing
  • Security operations
  • Software development security

To learn more about the book and to have yours delivered, follow the hyperlink:

CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Eighth Edition 8th Edition

6. (ISC)2 CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide 8th Edition, Kindle Edition by Mike Chapple, James Michael Stewart, Darril Gibson

This book has been completely updated for the latest 2018 CISSP Body of Knowledge. Accredited as best-selling, this Sybex study guide covers 100% of all exam objectives and hence gives you a perfect ground to study for what the CISSP body expects you to learn.
Coverage of all of the exam topics in the book means you’ll be ready for:

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security
  • Security Engineering
  • Communication and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software Development Security

Get ahead of your IT Security game by clicking on the link below:

(ISC)2 CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide

7. (ISC)2 CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide, 8e & CISSP Official (ISC)2 Practice Tests, 2e 2nd Edition by Mike Chapple, David Seidl, James Michael Stewart, Darril Gibson

The stakes for CISSP exam are quite high and thus the need to be very prepared for it. The authors of this guide understood that need and decided to solve it through (ISC)2 CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide, 8e & CISSP Official (ISC)2 Practice Tests. It combines the power of bestselling (ISC)² CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide with an all new collection of Practice Exams to give you the best preparation ever for the Exam.

Coverage of all of the exam topics in the book means you’ll be ready for:

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security
  • Security Engineering
  • Communication and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software Development Security

Follow the link below and arrive at your CISSP Guide:

(ISC)2 CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide, 8e & CISSP Official (ISC)2 Practice Tests

Thank you for spending some time to read through. As they say, every journey begins somewhere and we hope yours will have a successful ending.

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