[Owasp-ireland] CISSP

michelle fagan chellywelly at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 05:50:25 EDT 2009


Hi Eoin

I passed my CISSP exam last year. I agree with your points but would also
like to add some of my own.

As the CISSP covers such a broad range of areas under the information
security banner, I believe it provides professionals in this area with a
good baseline understanding of information security and everything that goes
with it. Most of us in our careers would not work in all of these areas but
I believe it is essential to have this basic understanding of them in order
to be able to see the bigger picture. On completing the exam my thoughts
were that we should all have this understanding as a starting point. Alone
it may not stand to much other than another credential but I believe it
provides support to any other specialisations or skills.

Looking forward to the conference!

Michelle

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:07 AM, Eoin <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> Dave Lowry and myself were discussing the merits of having CISSP.
> I believe it is useful from a credential perspective but does not imply
> skill or aptitude for security in general.
>
> May I ask who is CISSP and what do they think of its usefulness and
> relevance?
>
> BTW, every hour in attendance at the OWASP event on Sept 10th is worth one
> CPE credit towards your CISSP or CISA.
>
> Eoin
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