In this episode, join Jason & Kevin as they discuss the journeys they both took to obtain the coveted CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification from the governing body of (ISC)2. Anyone who knows ANYTHING about Cybersecurity and has aspirations of becoming a manager know that the CISSP is the most sought after certification offered. In this episode, they discuss why that is. We also discuss the various domains covered in the exam, the weightings of each domain, the exam format, and many helpful tips and tricks to help get you over the hump as you traverse your studies. We know the effort required to obtain this certification and we are familiar with the full experience, even the failure of each of our first exams. That’s a painful pill to swallow but we have some sage advice that might just help you to succeed on your next attempt.
We hope that this episode is considered just one more tool to add to the virtual tool belt for all aspiring future CISSPs that are embarking on this prestigious and esteemed certification. We KNOW that you’ll find this information valuable. After all, don’t you need a light-hearted break from your books and flash cards anyway?!?! =)
Jason Popillion is a CISSP and serves as a CIO/CTO of a SaaS company and Kevin Pentecost is a CISSP, CISM, CEH, CPT, MCSE, CCA, ITIL-F and serves as an Information Security Director for a manufacturing company.
Blog Post: A Journey Through Hell. My CISSP Experience.
(ISC)2 Official Website
The Pathway to Certification
How to Think Like a Manager for the CISSP Exam
Video Course by Kelly Handerhan – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Host Unknown – The Very Fine Chaps
Host Unknown presents: I'm a C I Double S P (CISSP Parody)
LMFAO – Yes Instrumental