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CISSP for Dummies

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ISBN-10: 0764516701

ISBN-13: 9780764516702

Edition: 2002

Authors: Lawrence C. Miller, Peter H. Gregory

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This study aid offers readers a blueprint to CISSP exam success in the light, slightly irreverent and fun style of the 'For Dummies' series, presenting numerous self-assessment tools to help readers gauge their progress, test-taking tips and plenty of resources for further study.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/26/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Introduction
About This Book
How This Book Is Organized
How the Chapters Are Organized
Icons Used in This Book
Let's Get Started!
Exam Basics
(ISC)[superscript 2] and the CISSP Certification
About (ISC)[superscript 2] and the CISSP Certification
You Must Be This Tall to Ride (And Other Minimum Requirements)
Registering for the Exam
Developing a Study Plan
About the CISSP Examination
Waiting for Your Results
The Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)
Access Control Systems and Methodology
Telecommunications and Network Security
Security Management Practices
Applications and Systems Development Security
Cryptography
Security Architecture and Models
Operations Security
Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
Law, Investigations, and Ethics
Physical Security
Domains
Access Control Systems and Methodology
Uncovering Concepts of Access Control
Categories of Access Control
Additional References
Telecommunications and Network Security
Data Network Types
The OSI Reference Model
The TCP/IP Model
Network Security
E-Mail, Facsimile, and Telephone Security
Network Attacks and Countermeasures
Additional References
Security Management Practices
Security Management Concepts and Principles
Data Classification
Employment Policies and Practices
Policies, Standards, Guidelines, and Procedures
Principles of Risk Management
Security Awareness
Additional References
Applications and Systems Development Security
Distributed Applications
Object-Oriented Environments
Data and Information Storage
Databases
Knowledge-Based Systems
Systems Development Lifecycle
Application Security Controls
Malicious Code
System Attack Methods
Perpetrators
Additional References
Cryptography
The Role of Cryptography in Information Security
Cryptography Basics
Not Quite the Metric System: Symmetric and Asymmetric Key Systems
Message Authentication
Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Key Management Functions
Key Escrow and Key Recovery
E-Mail Security Applications
Internet Security Applications
Methods of Attack
Additional References
Security Architecture and Models
Computer Architecture
Security Architecture
Access Control Models
Evaluation Criteria
Certification and Accreditation
Additional References
Operations Security
Security Operations Concepts
Threats and Countermeasures
Security Operations Management
Security Controls
Security Auditing
Audit Trails
Monitoring
Additional References
Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
Defining Disastrous Events
The Differences between BCP and DRP
Understanding BCP Project Elements
Determining BCP Scope
Defining the Business Impact Assessment
BCP Recovery Plan Development
Development of the BCP Plan
Implementing the Business Continuity Plan
Disaster Recovery Planning
Developing a Disaster Recovery Plan
Testing the Disaster Recovery Plan
Additional References
Law, Investigations, and Ethics
Major Categories and Types of Laws
Major Categories of Computer Crime
Types of Laws Relevant to Computer Crimes
Investigations
Ethics
Additional References
Physical Security
Physical Security Threats
Facility Requirements Planning
Physical Security Controls
Additional References
The Part of Tens
Ten Security Domains
Access Control Systems and Methodology
Telecommunications and Network Security
Security Management Practices
Applications and Systems Development Security
Cryptography
Security Architecture and Models
Operations Security
Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
Law, Investigations, and Ethics
Physical Security
Ten More Security Certifications
Check Point
Cisco
CIW
Comp TIA
DRII
ISACA
(ISC)[superscript 2]
Microsoft
SAIR Linux/GNU
SANS/GIAC
Ten Security Web Sites
(ISC)[superscript 2]
CISSP Open Study Guide
Cissps.com
Network Security Library
The SANS Institute
The Shmoo Group
www.simovits.com
Carnegie Mellon SEI CERT Coordination Center
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
HierosGamos Guide to Computers and the Law
Ten Test Preparation Tips
Get a Networking Certification First
Register NOW!
A 60-Day Study Plan
Get Organized and READ!
Join a Study Group
Take Practice Exams
Take a CISSP Review Seminar
Develop a Test-Taking Strategy
Practice Drawing Circles!
Plan Your Travel
Ten Test Day Tips
Get a Good Night's Rest
Dress Comfortably (And Appropriately)
Eat a Good Breakfast
Arrive Early
Bring Your Registration Letter and ID
Bring Snacks and Drinks
Bring Prescription or Over-the-Counter Medications
Bring Extra Pencils and a BIG Eraser
Leave Your Cell Phone, Pager, PDA, and Digital Watch at Home
Take Frequent Breaks
Ten Essential Reference Books
Appendixes
Practice Exam
Glossary
About the CD-ROM
System Requirements
Contents
If You Have Problems (Of the CD Kind)
Index
End-User License Agreement