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CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

CISSP Certification Practice Questions and Exam Strategies

Published by Pearson

Intermediate content levelIntermediate

Ace the (ISC)2 certification exam! This live interactive training course will specifically cover the types of questions you will find on the exam and include strategies for how to answer them. Together with author and trainer Sari Greene, you’ll walk through practice questions from all eight CBK domains! This training session is guaranteed to give you the test taking skills and confidence you need to pass the exam and become a CISSP!

What you’ll learn and how you can apply it

  • Types of questions to expect on the CISSP Exam
  • Sari’s study tips and techniques
  • Successful test taking strategies

This live event is for you because...

  • You are preparing to take the CISSP certification exam.


This course is designed to be taken after you have attended the CISSP Crash Course or watched the CISSP Complete Video Course.

Recommended Preparation


The time frames are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing.

Segment 1 Exam Format and Expectations Length (10 min)

  • Sari will discuss the two exam formats – traditional linear and the new computerized adaptive format.
  • Sari will demonstrate the types of questions you can expect to encounter and how to answer them.

Segment 2 Practice Questions – Part 1 Domain 1, 2, 3 & 4 Length (40 min)

  • Interactive session featuring practice questions from the Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Architecture and Engineering and Communication and Network Security domains.

Segment 3 Practice Questions – Part 2 Domain 5, 6, 7 & 8 Length (30 min)

  • Interactive session featuring practice questions from the Identity and Access Management (IAM), Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, and Software Development Security domains

Segment 4 Study Tips and Techniques Length (10 min)

  • Sari will share with you her tried and true study tips and techniques as well as her famous “Zen of Test Taking” approach.

Your Instructor

  • Sari Greene

    Sari Greene (CISSP-ISSMP, CRISC, CISM, CISA, SEC+, NSA/IAM) is an information security practitioner, author, educator, entrepreneur, and sailor. In 2003, Sari founded one of the first dedicated cybersecurity consultancies. She is a recognized leader in the field of cybersecurity and has amassed thousands of hours in the field working with a spectrum of technical, operational, compliance and management personnel as well as boards of directors, regulators, service providers, and law enforcement agencies.

    Sari is the author and presenter of multiple best-selling certification videos including CISSP Complete Video Course 1st, 2nd & 3rd editions, the Pearson Complete Course for CISM and the CompTIA SY0-501 & SY0-601Security+ Complete Video Courses. Sari has published a number of articles related to cybersecurity, has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN and on CNBC, speaks regularly at cybersecurity, legal, financial and healthcare conferences and workshops around the country. Sari serves on the Bangor Savings Bank Board of Directors and chairs the Enterprise Risk Management Committee. In 2018, Sari was named Cybersecurity Educator of the Year, and presented with the Cybersecurity Excellence award. The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards is an annual competition honoring individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation, and leadership in information security.