November 11, 2019

I passed the CISSP on 1 Oct 2019!

Wow, what a process.

I began semi-formally studying about a year prior off-and-on. I do, however, read about tech and security constantly.  I started formally/scheduled studying a couple of months out an hour or two per day. Then the month of Sept I shut everything else down (for the most part) and dedicated all time to stu...

July 24, 2019

Study Resources and  some insight

1. Cover to Cover Read --> Sybex 8th edition

[Took two months to read this page by page and make notes. Some say read once and take notes 2nd time, how ever 

I feel to read once and take exclusive notes to save some time for not to come back to reread again.]

2. CBK 4th edition  

[Read weak domains like scan through metho...

June 10, 2019

Hi everyone,

I have passed the test yesterday at 101 questions in 1h30. Here are some tips/experience which works for me (might not suitable for others so its totally your call to apply or not).

1. Try as many practice sources as you can, don’t stick with one because you will be familiar with wording style/questions and answers. Some resources I used are Lu...

May 5, 2019

I am extremely happy to announce that I provisionally passed the exam this past Saturday. This was my 3rd attempt and like most, I thought I would be studying for my 4th attempt during the test. Fortunately, I walked from the exam and collected my results paper. I asked the proctor to fold it for me and I walked outside of the room and into the stairwell....

October 16, 2018

Dear CISSP friends,

I have passed the CISSP exam on the 9th October 2018 and would like to share my experience with you.

Firstly, before I go on to share my study plan and my comment about attempting the exams, I would like to thank Luke Ahmed for creating this wonderful study group.  Honestly, I don't think I would pass without the help and the genero...

October 15, 2018

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Some security professionals become a member of the site to watch the videos, take the practice questions, read the PDF notes, take the exam, pass the exam, and then...

July 3, 2018

I glad to share with my own CISSP experience.

If you are doing your job - do it well. That's what I did every day. But every person has a moment in life when it is necessary to change something, otherwise, regression begins. In this period I got the idea to pass the CISSP exam to improve myself.

The English language is not my first or a second language, an...

June 15, 2018

Yesterday, I passed my CISSP exam on my first attempt. Thanks Luke Ahmed and all my “classmates” in this study group. This is an excellent resource I highly recommend to anyone pursuing their CISSP certification.

In addition to participating in this study group, here are some additional resources I used (** denotes the sources I highly recommend): 

• Sybe...

June 10, 2018

Finally, magical email arrived stating I'm official CISSP after the endorsement process was completed. 

I have provisionally passed CISSP exam on 14h April 2018. 

Timelines :

Exam date :04/14/2018

Endorsement submitted : 04/19/2018

Certification email : 05/25/2018

Certification Kit : 06/06/2018

Big thanks to my family for their continuous support in my study jou...

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