Chapter 1. The CISSP Certification Exam

Terms you’ll need to understand

Common body of knowledge (CBK)

Exam strategy

Techniques you’ll need to master

Assessing exam requirements

Determining whether you’re ready for the exam

Using practice questions

Using your time wisely


Welcome to CISSP Exam Cram! The aim of this chapter is to help you become prepared for the CISSP exam and understand what to expect when you enter the testing area. For most people, exam taking is not something that they eagerly anticipate. The best way to reduce that anxiety is to be fully prepared before you attempt to pass the exam. Taking those extra steps will help you feel more relaxed and confident when you enter the testing area.

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