CISSP Study Guide - fully updated for the 2021 CISSP Body of Knowledge
(ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Official Study Guide, 9th Edition has been completely updated based on the latest 2021 CISSP Exam Outline. This bestselling Sybex Study Guide covers 100% of the exam objectives. You'll prepare for the exam smarter and faster with Sybex thanks to expert content, knowledge from our real-world experience, advice on mastering this adaptive exam, access to the Sybex online interactive learning environment, and much more. Reinforce what you've learned with key topic exam essentials and chapter review questions.
The three co-authors of this book bring decades of experience as cybersecurity practitioners and educators, integrating real-world expertise with the practical knowledge you'll need to successfully pass the CISSP exam. Combined, they've taught cybersecurity concepts to millions of students through their books, video courses, and live training programs.
Along with the book, you also get access to Sybex's superior online interactive learning environment that includes:
Over 900 new and improved practice test questions with complete answer explanations. This includes all of the questions from the book plus four additional online-only practice exams, each with 125 unique questions. You can use the online-only practice exams as full exam simulations. Our questions will help you identify where you need to study more. Get more than 90 percent of the answers correct, and you're ready to take the certification exam.
More than 700 Electronic Flashcards to reinforce your learning and give you last-minute test prep before the exam
A searchable glossary in PDF to give you instant access to the key terms you need to know for the exam
New for the 9th edition: Audio Review. Author Mike Chapple reads the Exam Essentials for each chapter providing you with 2 hours and 50 minutes of new audio review for yet another way to reinforce your knowledge as you prepare.
Coverage of all of the exam topics in the book means you'll be ready for:
Security and Risk Management
Security Architecture and Engineering
Communication and Network Security
Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Security Assessment and Testing
Software Development Security
About the Author
Mike Chapple, PhD, CISSP, is Teaching Professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. He is a cybersecurity professional and educator with over 25 years of experience. Mike provides cybersecurity certification resources at his website, CertMike.com. James Michael Stewart, CISSP, CEH, CHFI, ECSA, CND, ECIH, CySA+, PenTest+, CASP+, Security+, Network+, A+, CISM, and CFR, has been writing and training for more than 25 years, with a current focus on security. He has been writing and teaching CISSP materials since 2002. He is the author of and contributor to more than 75 books on security certifications. Darril Gibson, CISSP, Security+, CASP, is the CEO of YCDA (short for You Can Do Anything), and he has authored or coauthored more than 40 books. Darril regularly writes, consults, and teaches on a wide variety of technical and security topics and holds several certifications.