Who Should Read This Book?
There are three main categories of readers for this comprehensive guide:
Candidates for the CISSP, CAP, ISSEP, ISSAP, or ISSMP examinations who are
on their own or those who are taking the corresponding review
will find this text a
aid in their preparation plan. The guide provides a no-
way of obtaining the information needed without having to
books covering portions of the CBK, U.S Government information assurance domains, certification and accreditation approaches, or information security management documents and then filtering their content to acquire the fundamental knowledge needed for the exam. The assessment questions provided will acclimate the reader to the type of questions that he or she will encounter on the exams, and the answers serve to
the candidate’s knowledge.
Candidates with the CISSP certification who will be working on information assurance or certification and accreditation with U.S. Federal Government organizations.
information system security certification programs
in many of the major universities will find this text a valuable addition to their reference library. For the same reasons cited for the candidate preparing for the CISSP, CAP, ISSEP, ISSAP, or ISSMP exams, this book is a single-source repository of fundamental and emerging information security knowledge. It
the information at the level of the
information security professional and thus is commensurate with the standards that universities require for their certificate offerings.
The material contained in this book is of practical value to information security professionals in performing their job functions. The professional, certified or not, will refer to the text as a refresher for information security basics as well as for a guide to the application of emerging methodologies.