Official (ISC)2 guide to the CISSP CBK now available

The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc. [(ISC)2] announced the publication of the Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK a comprehensive study guide that addresses all of the topics and subtopics contained in the CISSP CBK. The Guide is designed to assist candidates in studying for CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification, as well as to serve as an authoritative resource for information security professionals.

“The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK is a valuable resource for professionals seeking to achieve the CISSP certification, a comprehensive reference book for those who have already attained the CISSP certification, and also provides in-depth insight for executives and managers in any organization who want to gain an understanding of all of the elements involved in effectively protecting their information assets and securing the infrastructure,” said Ed Zeitler, executive director of (ISC)2. “The Guide provides current, reliable and thorough information from skilled authors and editors from around the world who are leading subject matter experts in their field.”

The (ISC)2 CISSP CBK is a taxonomy of information security topics organized into 10 domains. The CBK establishes a common framework of information security terms and principles that allows information security professionals worldwide to discuss, debate and resolve matters pertaining to the profession with a common understanding, increases awareness of the knowledge requirements of the profession, and also serves as the basis for (ISC)2’s education and certification programs.