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CISSP for Dummies [With CDROM] (For Dummies)

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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

Synopsis:

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!

 

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Synopsis:

It's a rough road to CISSP certification, but the For Dummies book will get you through it.

- Presents information in the light, slightly irreverent, and fun style of the For Dummies series.

- Tons of self-assessment tools to help you gauge your progress, including Quick Assessment tests at the beginning of every chapter, a Prep Test at the end of every chapter, a sample test, and hundreds of randomly generated test questions on the CD.

- Test-taking tips and plenty of resources for further study.

- Includes practice exam designed exclusively for this book

- Hundreds of randomly generated sample questions for self study

- Timed and untimed versions of the practice test so testers can either work through the exam for studying or use the timer to practice taking the test

- Save test results to measure studying progress.

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Certification Basics.

Chapter 1: (ISC)2 and the CISSP Certification.

Chapter 2: The Common Body of Knowledge (CBK).

Chapter 3: Putting Your Certifi cation to Good Use.

Part II: Domains.

Chapter 4: Access Control.

Chapter 5: Application Development Security.

Chapter 6: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning.

Chapter 7: Cryptography.

Chapter 8: Information Security Governance and Risk Management.

Chapter 9: Legal, Regulations, Investigations, and Compliance.

Chapter 10: Operations Security.

Chapter 11: Physical (Environmental) Security.

Chapter 12: Security Architecture and Design.

Chapter 13: Telecommunications and Network Security.

Part III: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 14: Ten Test Preparation Tips.

Chapter 15: Ten Test Day Tips.

Chapter 16: Ten Points to Remember from Each of the Ten Domains.

Chapter 17: Ten More Sources for Security Certifications.

Chapter 18: Ten Security Web Sites.

Chapter 19: Ten Essential Reference Books.

Part IV: Appendixes.

Appendix A: About the CD-ROM.

Appendix B: Sample CISSP Study Questions.

Appendix C: Practice Answer Sheets.

Appendix D: Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470537916
Author:
Miller, Lawrence C
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
Gregory, Peter H.
Author:
Peter H. Gregory, CISA, CISSP
Author:
Miller, Lawrence H.
Author:
Miller
Author:
Miller, Lawrence
Author:
Miller, Lawrence C.
Subject:
Certification Guides - General
Subject:
Security - General
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Subject:
Technical Skills
Subject:
Certification (MSCE, Novell, etc.)
Subject:
CISSP, CISSP certification, security certification, certification book, CISSP book, test prep, certification prep, security certification prep
Subject:
CISSP, CISSP certification, sec
Subject:
urity certification, certification book, CISSP book, test prep, certification prep, security certification prep
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
20091120
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
600
Dimensions:
9.22x7.38x1.30 in. 1.98 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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!

 

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

"Synopsis" by , It's a rough road to CISSP certification, but the For Dummies book will get you through it.

- Presents information in the light, slightly irreverent, and fun style of the For Dummies series.

- Tons of self-assessment tools to help you gauge your progress, including Quick Assessment tests at the beginning of every chapter, a Prep Test at the end of every chapter, a sample test, and hundreds of randomly generated test questions on the CD.

- Test-taking tips and plenty of resources for further study.

- Includes practice exam designed exclusively for this book

- Hundreds of randomly generated sample questions for self study

- Timed and untimed versions of the practice test so testers can either work through the exam for studying or use the timer to practice taking the test

- Save test results to measure studying progress.

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