CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Fifth Edition Hardcover – Jan 15 2010
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About the Author
Shon Harris, CISSP, is a security consultant, a former member of the is the founder and CEO of Logical Security LLC, an information security consultant, a former engineer in the Air Force’s Information Warfare unit, an instructor, and an author. She has authored several international bestselling books on information security published by McGraw-Hill Education and Pearson which have sold over a million copies and have been translated into six languages. Ms. Harris authors academic textbooks, security articles for publication, and is a technical editor for Information Security Magazine. Ms. Harris has consulted for a large number of organizations in every business sector (financial, medical, retail, entertainment, utility) and several U.S. government agencies over the last 18 years. Ms. Harris provides high-end, advanced, and specialized consulting for organizations globally. She also works directly with law firms as a technical and expert witness on cases that range from patent infringement, criminal investigations, civil lawsuits and she specializes in cryptographic technologies. Ms. Harris has taught information security to a wide range of clients over the last 18 years, some of which have included; West Point, Microsoft, DHS, DoD, DoE, NSA, FBI, NASA, CDC, PWC, DISA, RSA, Visa, Intel, Cisco, Oracle, HP, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Shell, Verizon, Citi, BoA, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Symantec, Warner Brothers, Bridgestone, American Express, etc. Ms. Harris was recognized as one of the top 25 women in the Information Security field by Information Security Magazine.
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Shon Harris presents the material in a very clear and concise manner. For many CBK domains, due to the depth of knowledge required and the amount of material, normally this would get tedious very quickly and hard to absorb. However, Shon presents this information in a way that is engaging and not dry and boring. She uses humor at certain points, and makes light reading of abstract and difficult topics to understand. Not only does she write in a very smooth and easy to understand manner, she covers essential content - i.e. - she doesn't write "fluff". She also has a very amazing style of writing in that she manages to bring back topics constantly throughout the chapter that you covered earlier, and makes it relevant to what you are reading now - by referring to previous concepts. Sometimes you've covered a topic and then by the time you start thinking out logical questions, Shon Harris answers them and ties everything together smoothly and seamlessly.
I would highly recommend this book. I think that it is the style of writing and clarity which makes it so useful and valuable compared to other books which just seem to "assemble" bits of information from various sources and clump it all together. When you read Shon's book, you actually come away understanding the chapter and domain.
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