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How to Pass the CISSP Exam in First Attempt

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You may read multiple posts on the various blogs and websites where you are given tips as to how to pass the exam in the first go, refer which books and solve which questions. In this blog post I’m not going to bombard you with those details. Instead, I’m going to share my journey and experience from preparing till passing the CISSP exam in the first attempt.
What is CISSP?
CISSP stands for Certified Information Systems Security Professional. Congratulations and all the very best to you, if you have decided to opt for the Gold Standard Certification. The exam is offered by ISC2 and contains around 250 questions. You have to book an appointment for the CISSP exam through the ISC2 website where you then redirected to a Pearson Vue website when you register for the exam. The exam costs around 599USD.
Phase 1: Deciding
It is very important for you to finalize which certification you want to do. Try to research the pros and cons of a certification. Do not just start preparing for a particular…

Quick Tips for CISSP Exam

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Let me say “All the best” to you, before I start giving you tips for the CISSP exam. These tips are not mandatory to follow, but will surely help you manage and crack the exam.
CISSP is a six-hour long exam which contains 250 questions. The majority of these questions are multiple choice questions. There is a few drag and drop type and a few Hotspot questions asked in the exam. You have to schedule an exam through (ISC)2 website which further takes you to booking the exam at the Pearson Vue website. Reach the exam center approximately 45 minutes in advance before your scheduled time. This will help you to settle down. Start early so as to reach early rather than waiting on the way and thinking whether you will reach on time or not.When you reach the Pearson Vue center, you will be given a set of instructions to read. These instructions are different from the NDA to be signed for the CISSP exam. In case you have any queries regarding the instructions, feel free to ask the proctors. They…