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The Ugly Truth About CISSP…

Page created on July 6th, 2015 and filed under CISSP

One of the best resources we have to see how popular something is (anything really), is Google AdWords. All you have to do is plug a keyword into their “Keyword Planner” and out come the average amount of monthly searches performed for that keyword. So, this weekend I thought it would be interesting to find […]


Free Continuing Education Course: How To Defeat Advanced Malware: New Tools for Protection and Forensics

Page created on December 4th, 2013 and filed under CISSP, CompTIA, Concise Courses, Digital Forensics, EC Council, General Hacking Posts, ISC2, Mile2

Fighting malware and viruses within a corporate environment is, obviously, a massive task and a drain on every kind of resource. Sure, we could insert dozens of statistics into this blog post to validate that universal claim, but suffice to say, yes – malware is a growing menace. We’ve some great news though! We’d like […]


Try and pass a 5 minute CISSP practice exam. I double dare you.

Page created on June 22nd, 2013 and filed under CISSP

This is the original content of the post here – hence why there are comments. This will be re-populated with the original once we’ve updated the other post! Hope that makes sense!


We need your help. What would YOU like to learn with regards to Information Security?

Page created on June 11th, 2013 and filed under CISSP, CompTIA, Concise Courses, EC Council, Security+

We need your help please. As most of our loyal readers, students and Hacker Hotshot speakers know, we do our very best to provide the most interesting, engaging and educational information security content, courses and training that we can muster. We want to continue offering world-class security education and training either for free – or […]


What are performance-based exam questions?

Page created on June 7th, 2013 and filed under CISSP, CompTIA, ISC2, Mile2

A lot of our students ask how information security certs are assessed. In general, all the major infosec vendor neutral certifications are multiple choice, between 90 and 200 minutes, and the pass-mark is over 60%. Each of the certifications that we offer is different so please refer specifically to your course of interest: Certified Ethical […]


You better check yo self before you wreck yo self

Page created on April 25th, 2013 and filed under Certified Ethical Hacker, CISSP, CPTE, Security+

If you are thinking of taking an information security certification then it would certainly be worth your time testing yourself with one of our five minute, ten question multiple choice tests. Nothing to download or register Just go ahead and select the practice multiple choice test you’d like to try. We have four security certs […]


What Influences You Most When Deciding Which Study Options To Choose?

Page created on April 2nd, 2013 and filed under CISSP

As you can imagine, we receive lots of inquiries from students who are researching InfoSec certificates. And it seems that when you break it down, our students really want to know one thing: What is my Return On Investment if I study this course? Now, we have lots of information on Concise Courses to help […]


CISSP Study Plan Resources

Page created on April 1st, 2013 and filed under CISSP

Update! This is now an old post. Please go ahead and check out our recommended CISSP book list here.


What is CISSP?

Page created on April 1st, 2013 and filed under CISSP, ISC2

Well, here’s a monster list of CISSP resources to help you answer that question and expand your knowledge of this popular information security certificate. These resources are useful for newbies and experts alike, looking to learn about CISSP and the information security world in general. To make it easier to use, this list is broken […]


Who should pay for IT security training? The employer, or the employee? Both!?

Page created on March 8th, 2013 and filed under Certified Ethical Hacker, CISSP, CompTIA, CPTE, EC Council

The reason we ask is because many of our students come to us from various backgrounds but the reoccurring theme is – perhaps understandably – who is going to pay for the course! There is a slight lean towards our students being self-funded but many are also company sponsored. The question is, if an employee […]