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CISSP Acronym Edge: CISSP Study & Review Guide
v2.4beta - June 2016 Update

Also helpful for GIAC GSEC, Security+ & More

My one line advice:
"Study; relax; remember you just need to pass, not excel"

General Advice to Pass

Domain 1: Security and Risk Management
An big domain with many new topics.

Domain 2: Asset Security
Primarily older information slightly refreshed.

Domain 3: Security Engineering - all but cryptography
Includes Security Models, SCADA, the Internet of Things, and more.

Domain 3: Security Engineering - Cryptography
What you need to know to pass - just the basics.

Domain 4: Communications and Network Security
Now includes SANs and SAN protocols.

Domain 5: Identity and Access Management
Federated Identity Management (OpenID and SAML) is new.

Domain 6: Security Assessment and Testing
More on testing than before.

Domain 7: Security Operations
This Domain has grown and now includes BCP/DRP, Cloud, and some Legal.

Domain 8: Software Development Security

“I recently passed the CISSP exam and I found that the acronyms were one of the most difficult parts. I wish I had this two months ago.”
 -Anthony Lopreto, FynixSecurity

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