Passed the CISSP today!!! Being a « non-technical » professional this is a massive achievement for me. I am incredibly proud

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Is security+ a good entry cert to help transfer to cyber positions (vulnerability mgmt/threat intelligence)? I come from a IT governance and controls background. Been applying to cyber positions but no luck.. Also don't feel like studying for cissp right now. I got CISA and CISM

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Preparing for CISSP. Using the Shon Harris book. Its so huge that I’m worried I won’t be able to retain it all. Are we supposed to know everything in the book? What’s a good strategy for preparing?

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I’m a new hire with a non-CS degree and I’m overwhelmed. I thought I was starting to get a handle on things after passing the CISSP, but I absolutely do not. Programming, networking, cloud architecture, governance frameworks... how do you focus?

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How many months of preparation does it take to crack the CISSP for beginners in cyber security? For context I have been working on cyber security assessments for the past 6 months.

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Provisionally passed CISSP on first attempt. It was a long journey but finally happy I made it :)

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Any reason to get Security+ if I already have my CISSP

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Currently in IT Audit trying to get into Cyber. CRISC or CISSP?

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Hi Fishes! Can you please help me with sharing a blog or a robust game plan to study for the CISSP? I am not that well versed with security, so will have to start fresh. Thank you so much in advance!

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Why do people hate on the security + so much? Yes, it’s mainly foundational knowledge, but almost all of the knowledge is still applicable for the cissp or other advanced exams

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CISSP. I’m about to take it, but have always suffered test anxiety. How do I know if I’m ready? Anyone out there that goes through this same problem? I’ve been practicing with Sybex tests but am afraid I’m starting to memorize questions.

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On the CISSP exam, how many questions are covered from the Sybex Cissp official study guide? Are there any questions which would require more in-depth knowledge of the concepts than what's written in the book? I am studying from this book only, would that be enough?

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CISSP studying tips?

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Hi all, what are your recommend resources to study for the CISSP?

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CISSP VS. CPA?

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For those who are studying for the CISSP, how did you did you make time for studying, how long in terms of hours per week did you study and how make weeks/months did you study for? I’m burnt out from working so much and just not having time. Trying to study on top of it adds to the stress and depression but also not studying makes me feel just as bad. Any advice?

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CISSP vs. CISA thoughts? Which one is harder? Having a hard time studying for the CISA, so reevaluating if it's worth taking the cert if I don't want to stay in audit long term. Cont.

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What's the industry's view on the CISM cert? I know the CISSP is like the gold standard but what about the CISM? Lots of higher level roles require one or the either so it seems like there is value?

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Hello dear friends, I am planning to give CISSP in next 30 days. I have to start preparing. Please advice a single book and website for preparation as I am short on time

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I have a nontechnical undergrad degree and 4 years of experience in the cyber industry. Should I invest my time in getting my CISSP / other certs OR getting a technical Masters degree like CS or MIS?

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For anyone who has taken CISSP- if you used the Boson practice tests, how much should you score in Boson to be sure to pass the actual exam ? What’s a good indicator? 70% in Boson=70% on actual test? Or 80/90?

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Any recommendations on the best CISSP exam prep resources and what you though was most useful (reading, flashcards, practice exams, etc)?

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Anyone looking for a new job my team is hiring an AVP Information Security based in San Diego, Charlotte NC or Austin. I work for a large financial company who’s incredibly stable and remarkably had our most profitable quarters in company history this past Q1 during all this mess. DM me if interested and I can fill you in. Looking for someone with infosec background, consulting experience and CISSP/CISA is a plus.

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I’m from Java Development background and have over 10y of experience. I want to switch my career to InfoSec or Cybersecurity. Already have Net+, Sec+ and CySA+ planning to do CISSP and CISA and I hope will be able to get full certifications as I have worked in few domains as part of development to secure the applications. I m expecting mid role in sec as I don’t want to sacrifice my current salary. Could you guys please share your experience and guide me to how to proceed with the path??

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Curious how being a ‘CISSP Candidate’ (passes the exam but doesn’t have experience requirements) would fair in a job search. Better to get years of experience requirement before looking, or is passing the exam enough?

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Hey everyone, I'm looking to upskill in IR. Currently I'm doing PAM design/implementations. I have formal training in forensics (Penn State degree) & hold a CISSP. Any recommendations where to start?

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CISSP or AWS Security Specialty?

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CISSP or tech related grad program?

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Anyone have advice for passing CISSP?

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What should be the starting point in Cybersecurity for a network engineer? I have no idea about nist, hitrust, pci, hipaa,etc. Should i start from cissp certification ? What do you recommend?

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What’s the best way to study for the CISSP?

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Thoughts on pursuing Security+ as a means to transition into cyber consulting? Would other certs (without the exp requirement of CISSP) make more sense to support a transition?

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I’ve been doing IT audit work for the past 3 years and I have my CISA. Thinking of leaving the big 4 to some cyber roles. Anything I can do to look more attractive to companies with my background? I’m a little hesitant in taking CISSP though since I have an Accounting background and don’t have much knowledge about cyber security in general.

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Any CISSP study tips? Got cybex, 11th hour and Thor teaches. Plan to give myself 3 months - solid approach?

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About to take CISSP Exam in 6 months. Any tips to balance my work and study?

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Does IT audit count as experience for cissp? Like I've looked at tons of logical access controls and that would relate to domain 5 IAM. I've also done SOC 2 and iso 27000 audits and [continued]....

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What’s the best way to knock out CISSP CPE requirement in one weekend? Just got mine.

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What methods, tactics, and resources did you use when studying for the CISSP exam? So far I've read both the 11th hour and ISC guide. Looking to sit for test around early December. Already passed the CISA and Security +.

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CISM vs. CISSP. A lot of people have been telling me that employers are starting to value the CISM more than the CISSP now. Is this true? I know the CISSP is more technical and the CISM is managerial

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Anybody have advice on how to best prepare for the CISSP?

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