CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional Study Guide, Eighth Edition

  • 24h 22m
  • Darril Gibson, James Michael Stewart, Mike Chapple
  • Sybex
  • 2018

CISSP Study Guide - fully updated for the 2018 CISSP Body of Knowledge

CISSP (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide, 8th Edition has been completely updated for the latest 2018 CISSP Body of Knowledge. This bestselling Sybex study guide covers 100% of all exam objectives. You'll prepare for the exam smarter and faster with Sybex thanks to expert content, real-world examples, advice on passing each section of the 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.

Along with the book, you also get access to Sybex's superior online interactive learning environment that includes:

  • Six unique 150 question practice exams to 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

Coverage of all of the exam topics in the book means you'll be ready for:

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security
  • Security Engineering
  • Communication and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software Development Security

About the Authors

Mike Chapple, PhD, CISSP, Security+, CISA, CySA+ is Associate Teaching Professor of IT, Analytics and Operations at the University of Notre Dame. He is a leading expert on cybersecurity certification and runs

James Michael Stewart, CISSP, CEH, ECSA, CHFI, Security+, Network+, has focused on security, certification, networking, and various operating systems for more than 25 years. He teaches numerous job skill and certification focused courses. He has authored or coauthored more than 75 books.

Darril Gibson, CISSP, Security+, CASP, is CEO of YCDA, LLC. He regularly writes and consults on a variety of technical and security topics, and has authored or coauthored more than 35 books.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Assessment Test
  • Security Governance Through Principles and Policies
  • Personnel Security and Risk Management Concepts
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Laws, Regulations, and Compliance
  • Protecting Security of Assets
  • Cryptography and Symmetric Key Algorithms
  • PKI and Cryptographic Applications
  • Principles of Security Models, Design, and Capabilities
  • Security Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Countermeasures
  • Physical Security Requirements
  • Secure Network Architecture and Securing Network Components
  • Secure Communications and Network Attacks
  • Managing Identity and Authentication
  • Controlling and Monitoring Access
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Managing Security Operations
  • Preventing and Responding to Incidents
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Investigations and Ethics
  • Software Development Security
  • Malicious Code and Application Attacks