Category Archives: CISSP

Security Certifications


Almost 2 years ago I took the CISSP. I have to admit I have no test taking abilities, and the proctor staring at me for 6 hours killed me. I failed with a 685. This was a very tragic moment on my life; knowing that the pass rate is 70%, […]

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10 Common Body of Knowledge, By Shon Harris


  Applications and Systems Development Security This domain examines the security components within operating systems and applications and how to best develop and measure their effectiveness. This domain looks at software life cycles, change control, and application security. Some of the other topics covered include: • Data warehousing and data […]

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OSI Reference Model Layer Summary


The The Open System Interconnection Reference Model is some thing that should be completely learned and memorized.  Pretty much just read the chart a couple of times and try to learn it so that when you are asked you can have a quick response.

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