What is a CISSP?

In this certifiably awesome episode of the Exploring Information Security podcast, I explore what a Certified Information Systems Security Professional with Javvad Malik.

Javvad Malik (@J4vv4d) doesn't need much introduction. He's done a video on the benefits of being a CISSP. He's also done a music video with his Host Unknown crew on the CISSP. There's also The CISSP companion handbook he wrote. which has a collection of stories and experiences dealing with the 10 domains of the CISSP. Check out his website at j4vv4d.com and his YouTube channel.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What is a CISSP?
  • What is the value of having a CISSP?
  • Who should get the CISSP?
  • The nuances of the certification test (pay attention to the questions)

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