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Official (Isc)2 Guide to the Cissp Cbk, Second Edition (Isc2 Press)by Robert Slade
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The urgency for global standards of excellence for those who protect the networked world has never been greater. (ISC)2 created the information security industrya (TM)s first and only CBKA(R), a global compendium of information security topics. Continually updated to incorporate rapidly changing technologies and threats, the CBK continues to serve as the basis for (ISC)2a (TM)s education and certification programs.
Unique and exceptionally thorough, the Official (ISC)2A(R) Guide to the CISSPA(R)CBKA(R)provides a better understanding of the CISSP CBK a a collection of topics relevant to information security professionals around the world. Although the book still contains the ten domains of the CISSP, some of the domain titles have been revised to reflect evolving terminology and changing emphasis in the security professionala (TM)s day-to-day environment. The ten domains include information security and risk management, access control, cryptography, physical (environmental) security, security architecture and design, business continuity (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), telecommunications and network security, application security, operations security, legal, regulations, and compliance and investigations.
Endorsed by the (ISC)2, this valuable resource follows the newly revised CISSP CBK, providing reliable, current, and thorough information. Moreover, the Official (ISC)2A(R) Guide to the CISSPA(R) CBKA(R) helps information security professionals gain awareness of the requirements of their profession and acquire knowledge validated by the CISSP certification.
The book is packaged with a CD that is an invaluable tool for those seeking certification. It includes sample exams that simulate the actual exam, providing the same number and types of questions with the same allotment of time allowed. It even grades the exam, provides correct answers, and identifies areas where more study is needed.
Book News Annotation:
This is the second edition of a text published to aid those seeking to attain the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credential in the CBK (Common Body of Knowledge) developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium [(ISC)2]. The materials are organized into 10 chapters covering access control; application security; business continuity and disaster recovery planning; cryptography; information security governance and risk management; legal, regulations, investigations, and compliance; operations security; physical and environmental security; security architecture and design; and telecommunications and network security. The CD-ROM contains a simulation credential exam consisting of the same number and types of questions with the same allotment of time for the actual exam. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This officially sanctioned resource is the best and most up-to-date study guide available for those seeking CISSP certification. Offering a compendium of information security topics, the book is detailed enough to also serve as an authoritative resource for those executives or organizational managers seeking to maintain or improve security measures. The book is packaged with a CD-ROM, which includes sample exams that simulate the actual exam, providing the same number and types of questions with the same allotment of time. It even grades the exam, provides correct answers, and identifies areas where more study is needed.
With each new advance in connectivity and convenience comes a new wave of threats to privacy and security capable of destroying a company 's reputation, violating a consumer 's privacy, compromising intellectual property, and in some cases endangering personal safety. This is why it is essential for information security professionals to stay up to date with the latest advances in technology and the new security threats they create.
Recognized as one of the best tools available for the information security professional and especially for candidates studying for the (ISC)2 CISSP examination, the Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK, Second Edition has been updated and revised to reflect the latest developments in this ever-changing field. Endorsed by the (ISC)2, this book provides unrivaled preparation for the certification exam that is both up to date and authoritative. Compiled and reviewed by CISSPs and (ISC)2 members, the text provides an exhaustive review of the 10 current domains of the CBK and the high-level topics contained in each domain.
Earning your CISSP is a deserving achievement that makes you a member of an elite network of professionals. This book not only provides you with the tools to effectively study for the exam, but also supplies you with ready access to best practices for implementing new technologies, dealing with current threats, incorporating new security tools, and managing the human factor of security that will serve you well into your career.
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