CISSP is a vendor neutral certification, but it’s a US-based one that maps to DoD job requirements and gets recognized by private sector across the world. This fact implies NIST guidelines, ISO standards, and other well-known industrial frameworks are crucial to your success in CISSP.
To prepare for the CISSP exam, the following materials are essential:
- The CISSP exam outline
- ISC2 Official CISSP Study Guide, the Sybex book
- ISC2 Official CISSP Practice Tests
- NIST Guidelines
There are many more materials out there. You can visit Wentz’s CISSP Starter Page for more.