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AndreaMoore
Community Manager

What Books Helped You Study for CISSP Exam?

We need your help. We are compiling a list of the top books to use when studying for the CISSP exam. Help out the next generation of CISSPs by sharing the books you used and why you would recommend them. 

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(ISC)² Community Manager
6 Replies
Dart233
Viewer

Re: What Books Helped You Study for CISSP Exam?

It was The Official ISC2 CISSP CBK Reference Sixth Edition (Sybex). Exam passed on 5th nov 2021
sdufour
Newcomer I

Re: What Books Helped You Study for CISSP Exam?

Eleventh Hour CISSP: Study Guide 3rd edition by Eric Conrad and others.
JonasB
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Re: What Books Helped You Study for CISSP Exam?

I also used Eleventh Hour CISSP: Study Guide 3rd edition by Eric Conrad as well as All in One - CISSP by Shon Harris and of course the ISC2 CISSP CBK.
Steve-Wilme
Advocate I

Re: What Books Helped You Study for CISSP Exam?

Official ISC2 guide to CISSP CBK

All in One guide to CISSP

Dummies guide to CISSP 

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Steve Wilme CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP MCIIS
ChadN
Viewer II

Re: What Books Helped You Study for CISSP Exam?

Sybex CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional OSG
How To Think Like A Manager for the CISSP Exam

abhattac5
Newcomer II

Re: What Books Helped You Study for CISSP Exam?

* Books Used *

CISSP Official Study Guide (softcover) + Sybex Online Test Bank (online, goes with official study guide)

CISSP Practice Tests (softcover)

CISSP for Dummies (softcover)

 

* Apps *

CISSP phone app for practice tests (through app store)

CISSP phone app for flashcards (through app store)

Quizlet phone app (through app store) – searched for / found many good sets for CISSP flashcards

 

* Books I Should Have Used *

Eleventh Hour CISSP (mainly for focused last minute review)

All-in-One CISSP (mainly for more practice questions)