Good exam technique explained

In my work as a consultant, and particularly when helping define training plans and strategies with clients, I’m often asked about learning styles and exam techniques. For example, what method of learning works best and gets best results? Is there a right way or a wrong way to prepare for exams?  I’m not an expert … Continue reading Good exam technique explained

Choosing your certification

There is a wide range of different security courses available, and a mind-boggling array of certification and acronyms which go with them. This article focusses on three of the most common, highlights the differences between them and provides guidance on how you choose one over the other.  I hold all of these certifications, and I’ve … Continue reading Choosing your certification

Certified Information Systems Security Professional

In November 2015 I attended a week long bootcamp at Firebrand Training in Wyboston,¬†England. From the Sunday to the Saturday thirty or more students sat in the classroom and tried to take in all of the course materials, ready for an exam on the Sunday. The exam itself is computer based, 250 multiple choice questions, … Continue reading Certified Information Systems Security Professional