Top 5 Books to Study for CISSP 2018

Top 5 Books to Study for CISSP 2018

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is presented by (ISC)². The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)², is a non-profit organization that specializes in training and certifications for cybersecurity professionals. The CISSP is considered the global industry standard for cybersecurity certifications. It is one of the most widely known and accepted certifications available. CISSP validates skills in effectively designing, implementing and managing a cybersecurity program. The domains covered are Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Architecture and Engineering, Communications and Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, Software Development Security. The exam cost is $699.00. This exam has an experience requirement of 5 years and you must be endorsed. Learn more about this exam here

The Cyber Job Mentor has identified five books that can help you study for the latest CISSP from 2018. Certifications can be a great way to enhance a career. They will not make you an expert but can give direction and confidence to practice more. Certifications can provide a great foundation for your professional knowledge base. The Cyber Job Mentor recommends these 5 books as a start to gaining the knowledge and skill necessary to pass the CISSP exam released in 2018. These are affiliate links and proceeds go to the Cyber Job Mentor.

CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Eighth Edition 8th Edition

by Shon Harris  (Author), Fernando Maymi (Author)

ISBN-13: 978-1260142655

ISBN-10: 1260142655

This study guide covers all 8 domains of the CISSP released in 2018. This book also includes 1400+ practice questions, including new hot spot and drag-and-drop questions and flash cards.

(ISC)2 CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide 8th Edition

by Mike Chapple  (Author), James Michael Stewart (Author), Darril Gibson (Author)

ISBN-13: 978-1119475934

ISBN-10: 1119475937

Mike Chapple and Darril Gibson have written many certification guides and assisted many information technology professionals in attaining certification and this guide may be helpful to you.

CISSP For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)) 6th Edition

by Lawrence C. Miller (Author), Peter H. Gregory (Author)

ISBN-13: 978-1119505815

ISBN-10: 9781119505815

This guide covers all 8 domains and includes tips on setting up a 60-day study plan, tips for exam day, and access to an online test bank of questions. 

The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK Reference 5th Edition

by John Warsinske (Author), Mark Graff (Author), Kevin Henry (Author), Christopher Hoover (Author), Ben Malisow (Author), Sean Murphy (Author), C. Paul Oakes (Author), George Pajari (Author), Jeff T. Parker (Author), David Seidl  (Author), Mike Vasquez (Author)

ISBN-13: 978-1119423348

ISBN-10: 1119423341

Whether you have earned or need to renew your CISSP The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK Reference 5th Edition may be a resource you can utilize to reach your goals.

CISSP Cert Guide (3rd Edition) (Certification Guide) 3rd Edition

by Robin Abernathy (Author), Troy McMillan (Author)

ISBN-13: 978-0789759696

ISBN-10: 0789759691

In addition to covering all 8 domains the CISSP Cert Guide (3rd Edition) (Certification Guide) 3rd Edition also includes a companion website containing the powerful Pearson Test Prep practice test software engine, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.

Top 5 Computers for Information Systems Students in 2019.

Top 5 Computers for Information Systems Students.

CIS/MIS students are in a program that emphasize business and information technology. They require computing devices to prepare for careers in information systems roles. The will need to learn word processing, spreadsheets, html coding, and publishing. The needs these students have are a bit different from other majors. Cyber Job Mentor has provided this list as a guide for students that need a new device for school. There are affiliate links please use them if shopping to keep the lights on in the mentor cave. The links below do include affiliate links and a commission may be earned at no extra cost to you.  As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

1. Lenovo Flex 14 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop, 14 Inch FHD, Touchscreen, AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Processor, Radeon Vega 8 Graphics, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB NVMe SSD, Win 10,

This laptop will be suitable to coding projects in html, css, and javascript. It will be a great word processor for all those essays and research papers that you will have to write. During class you can take notes with the included pen. A well-rounded versatile device.

2. Acer Spin 3 Convertible Laptop, 14″ Full HD IPS Touch, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8565U, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD

This laptop is a tool you need to keep you productive. The battery should get you through the day and part of the evening. It includes a pen so you can take those necessary notes for class. And it has plenty of storage to keep all your work.

3. ASUS VivoBook 15 Thin and Light Laptop, 15.6” Full HD, AMD Quad Core R5-3500U CPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB PCIe SSD, AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics, Windows 10 Home

The Asus VivoBook is fairly thin and light, so it will not be hard to carry from class you class. It will have enough power for all the task that you will encounter as an information systems student. It doesn’t have a pen or touch screen but, it will help you get work done.

4. Lenovo S145 15.6″ FHD Premium Laptop Computer, 8th Gen Intel Quad-Core i7-8565U Up to 4.6GHz, 12GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB SSD, 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth, USB 3.0, HDMI



The Lenovo S145 has a good screen size and is a bit larger, but it has 12GB of RAM. It will be zippy when you have 20 tabs in chrome opened while you research for your research paper next week. The storage is a little low for this class of laptop but the RAM makes up for it. It does not have a touch screen or pen but it does not need one.

5. HP Pavilion 15 15.6″ HD Touchscreen Business Laptop Intel Quad-Core i5-8250U, 16GB DDR4, 512GB SSD, Type-C, HDMI, WiFi AC, UHD, Windows 10

The HP Pavilion is a laptop that will help you get all your work done. It has good storage, plenty of RAM, and good battery life. It is sleek and compact and will not strain your back as you go from class to class. Then after all your work is done you can watch your favorite movie on Netflix.