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May 28, 2019

A senior citizen (60+) bows to Luke Ahmed.

I have provisionally passed the CISSP exam on May 2, 2019 - 100 questions and 110 minutes. I am a network engineer who is on call 24 x 7. I have a Ph.D. and used to be a CCIE (no longer current) but never had to study as much as I did for the CISSP exam.

I followed Luke Ahmed's advice - immerse yourself in the CI...

April 15, 2019

I am happy and relieved to say that I cracked the CISSP on March 18th. I was inspired and motivated by reading how others studied for this exam and the challenges they overcame to do so, and I’m pleased and humbled to add my own story.

First a bit of background: I’m 53 years old and I’ve been in IT for 20 years, first as an IT manager in a small company, t...

March 7, 2018

I have passed my CISSP on Feb 19th 2018 in first attempt. This was big day in my life.

Hard work never fails!  I like to thank God, My Wife and my family for all support and encouragement.

The other person who is my inspiration and his voice made me not to go down anytime throughout my preparation through his videos...lots of thanks Luke Ahmed.

5 months tire...

February 23, 2018

Hello Everyone,

I Passed CISSP exam provisionally on 11 February 2018.  “ CISSP Journey is only 2 months “.


My journey to information security starts from  2011 , when I join IT Audit Team , and performing a lot of Internal information security audits. In 2015 I got my first certificate in Information Security ( ISO 27001 LA ). In 2016 I got CISA “ Certifi...

February 23, 2018

I had my eyes on this certification since 2014 when my professional career started. Whenever I searched for top security related certifications to be done, this certification topped the list. This is what motivated me to pursue CISSP. However, since I was a newbie in the Information Security field, I decided it would be beneficial for me to first gain the...

January 22, 2018

Pass Date: 12/16/2017

Endorsement Date: 12/18/2017

Official Designation Email Date: 01/18/2018

When I made the decision to go after the CISSP in March 2016, I had no idea it would take 19 months to conquer the beast. I appreciate the five failures because they forced me to actually lock in & learn the information. A certification with no knowledge of it will...

December 23, 2017

After several number of success stories in this group, luckily it is now my turn to announce my PASS in the exam.  First of all, I am very proud to be the second Palestinian who has CISSP according to ISC2 statistics.  It was a rainy night in 2016 when I was reading a blogger about security, which listed CISSP as one of the highest certificate i...

December 21, 2017

Hi Everyone! 


I passed the CISSP exam yesterday! I would like to give you my PERSONAL advice and important NOTES to keep in mind to help you pass the exam!

First, You should be proud of yourself that you are preparing and challenging yourself with the CISSP exam!

PRACTICING is your WEAPON to win the war, would military leaders go to war without enough train...

December 20, 2017

My CISSP experience 


I provisionally passed CISSP on 29th November, 2017 on first attempt. I have been in the cyber security field for over 8 years and I knew it was necessary for me to pass the exam at some point, even though it looked insurmountable. 

In May 2017, a junior colleague of mine passed the exam to be an associate and was so much celebrated in...

December 14, 2017

Motivation
Why and How I Started? 
Preparation
Initial Resources I Started With 
Second Phase
Setting Target Date
CISSP Telegram Group 
During Exam 
Resources I used (Not in order of preference) 


Motivation
It is all about choices and how to mold yourself. Never strongly thought about getting any certification prior to 6 months. I used to explore and try...

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