LATEST POSTS

December 3, 2019

Here goes my exam preparation journey debrief:

I started the CISSP journey about 8 months back (with Sybex version 7). Since the subject was vast and I am not great at cramming, I wanted to space it out. Also, I relied on lot more of audio/video content compared to reading books intensely.

My approach was as follows:

Phase 1: Getting familiar with the overa...

November 25, 2019

You've read a few books, or a single book, cover to cover.  

You've taken over 3,000 practice questions.

Your non-copyright-infringing PDF notes are always within reach.  

You know about securing data in motion, your knowledge of cloud computing topics is solid and your network security concepts may not all be there, but you've accepted this risk.  You'...

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...

October 18, 2019

WOW I #@$% provisionally passed CISSP at 100 questions on 3/2/2019. ROFL!!!! I have slayed the beast and it feels good!

Thank you to everyone and anyone that helped me along 
this journey.

About Me:

I have been in IT/Information Security for about 16 years. The majority of my experience centers around end point security (HIPS/HIDS/Host Firewalls/DLP etc.)...

October 4, 2019

My CISSP journey...

I have around 6 years in IT security, but over 25 years in IT (including development). So 10 months ago I thought a quick bootcamp would be the best way to pass the CISSP exam. 6 very painful days, 3 hours and 149 and a half questions later, I realised I was wrong.

For weeks after, I thought about retaking, but the beating I took the fi...

September 25, 2019

Dear Cyber Professionals,


I have passed the CISSP on 03 Aug at 100 questions in 1h 40 min. The
exam is possible with dedicated efforts and with persistence learning.
Thank you very much all in SNT Facebook, budding CISSP telegram
group
, for your guidance and continuous support on this awesome group.


Special recognition goes out to my family, for their sup...

September 17, 2019

The golden package has finally arrived!

I wouldn't say that the exam was easy. It was in deed a roller coaster ride where I felt confident while attempting a few questions but there were a few which were totally impetuous.

The only key to the success is hard work where one should focus on learning the concepts, however apart from that ones analytical abilit...

September 13, 2019

My journey to CISSP exam started by the one objective: improve my knowledge about Security Information on broad perspective.


So I thought: How can I get this knowledge with the right source and in the same time be challenged by it?


I realized that study to a Security certification should be the best strategy.  When you talk about an Information Security c...

September 9, 2019

Can not believe that I am a winner of the battle today. Cleared my CISSP exam during 8 months with hard study.

Limit time to my family, no hangout and drinking beer with my friends, no having the soccer match on the weekend. Everything is focused on the exam. I would like to share my experience during my studying time. Hope that it can help you find a litt...

August 14, 2019

Provisionally passed July 11, 2019

Timeline:

In 2016 I started thinking about getting CISSP, I checked the certificate requirements, books, other people journeys...etc

I was intimidated by the books size, yeah thousands of pages is not pleasant to read.  I had initial plan to study for it during my maternity leave, yup, was a big mistake,  underestimated new...

Please reload

© 2013 Study Notes and Theory
Terms and Conditions/Privacy Policy

Proudly created to make you

a better security professional.