CISSP passed

Dub_ladDub_lad Posts: 17Member ■□□□□□□□□□

Passed the CISSP at the first attempted. It was a grulling exam, I decided half way through I was not coming back for a repeat.

It took me 5.20hrs to complete, I had 32 questions reviewed but I didn't have the engergy to review them. The exam took it toll on me.

But I passed, i don't know by how much, but I passed.

Betst of luck to everyone else doing the exam.

One bit of advise, I wrtoe out "I'm going to pass and don't give up" and placed it within view and each time things got though I had a look at it.


  • dustervoicedustervoice Posts: 877Member ■■■■□□□□□□
    congrats well done.. well to the club!!!
  • ItrimbleItrimble Posts: 221Member
    Congratulations !!!!
    Goals for 2015 : Finish BS Network Administration at WGU
    Become CCNA, CISSP, CEH, VCP5-10 Certified
    Possible Start Masters in Information Security
  • Dub_ladDub_lad Posts: 17Member ■□□□□□□□□□
    The above message was typed on my iPhone so please excuse the typos and grammar.
  • Dub_ladDub_lad Posts: 17Member ■□□□□□□□□□
    When do you find out your score? I just got a congrats I passed.
  • cyberguyprcyberguypr Senior Member Posts: 6,842Mod Mod
    Congrats! You only get your score if you fail. The PASSED will have to do for now.
  • sponge2sponge2 Posts: 38Member ■■□□□□□□□□
    Congrats Dub_lad take a well deserved break.
  • H3||scr3amH3||scr3am Posts: 564Member ■■■■□□□□□□
    Congrats, welcome to the club :D
  • dctgibsondctgibson Posts: 38Member ■■□□□□□□□□
    Congrats, Dub_lad....wishing you the best. Do you mind sharing your future plans (i.e. additional exams, etc.)? What were your study materials?
  • Robertf969Robertf969 Posts: 190Member
    Congrats on the Pass, passed mine last week. Future plans?
  • Dub_ladDub_lad Posts: 17Member ■□□□□□□□□□
    The materials I used where.

    CBT Nuggetts, I highly recommend it
    Shon Harris MP3 AIO 4th
    Combined Notes
    CCCure test question
    McGraw Hill Test Questions

    My next plan is to finish my CCNP security, I want to CPE's towards the upkeep on the CISSP
    Then probaby do the CISA followed by the CCIE Security.
  • RobicusRobicus CISSP, GSE #202, GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GPEN, GMON, GCFE, GCCC, eJPT Posts: 140Member ■■■□□□□□□□
    Wow! You used all non-book materials! That's pretty kick ass.
    What's Next? Sans Cyber Security Master's Degree (MSISE) [Currently Enrolled]
    ... Progress { | | | | | | | | | . } // 95%

  • Dub_ladDub_lad Posts: 17Member ■□□□□□□□□□
    I have the Shon Harris 5th AIO book but it bored the pants of me.

    One thing, I had the exam booked 3 years ago when it was paper based but cancelled a week before due to work commitments, since then we had a baby so I've been studying on and off.

    Also my experience started 10 years ago as a network guy, then 3 years later started security, so I've the experience and qualifications in other areas that helped.
  • chickenlicken09chickenlicken09 Senior Member Posts: 514Member ■■■□□□□□□□
    Congrats, were you able to sit the exam in dublin or did you have to travel to london?
  • Dub_ladDub_lad Posts: 17Member ■□□□□□□□□□
    Dublin, its computer based.
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