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CISSP For Dummies, 4th Edition

CISSP For Dummies, 4th Edition

Lawrence C. Miller, Peter H. Gregory

ISBN: 978-1-118-41710-2

Jul 2012

624 pages

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A fully updated guide to CISSP certification

CISSP certification is the most prestigious and highly valued of the security certifications. This is the book you need to approach the exam with confidence and become CISSP certified! The CISSP Body of Knowledge underwent many changes in 2012, and this book covers them all. With a down-to-earth approach, it provides all the information covered in the exam plus numerous self-assessment tools, Quick Assessment and Prep tests to give you practice, a sample exam, and hundreds of randomly generated review questions on the Dummies Test Engine, available on the companion website.

  • The coveted CISSP certification is the most prestigious of the security certifications; this popular guide covers all the latest updates to prepare you for the exam
  • Includes various 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 exam, and hundreds of randomly generated test questions
  • Features the popular Dummies Test Engine on the companion website
  • Offers test-taking tips and plenty of resources for further study

CISSP For Dummies, 4th Edition gives you the tools to take the CISSP exam with confidence and earn your certification!

Introduction  1

Part I: Certification Basics  7

Chapter 1: (ISC)2 and the CISSP Certifi cation 9

Chapter 2: The Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) 19

Chapter 3: Putting Your Certifi cation to Good Use 27

Part II: Domains  45

Chapter 4: Access Control 47

Chapter 5: Telecommunications and Network Security 89

Chapter 6: Information Security Governance and Risk Management 153

Chapter 7: Software Development Security 181

Chapter 8: Cryptography 233

Chapter 9: Security Architecture and Design 269

Chapter 10: Security Operations 301

Chapter 11: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning 333

Chapter 12: Legal, Regulations, Investigations, and Compliance 371

Chapter 13: Physical (Environmental) Security 413

Part III: The Part of Tens  439

Chapter 14: Ten (Okay, Eight) Test Preparation Tips 441

Chapter 15: Ten Test-Day Tips 445

Chapter 16: Ten More Sources for Security Certifications 449

Chapter 17: Ten Security Websites 461

Chapter 18: Ten Essential Reference Books 465

Part IV: Appendixes  467

Appendix A: Practice CISSP Exam469

Appendix B: Glossary 529


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