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Certifications that Matter: Passing the CISSP

  • Wednesday, October 07, 2015 at 1:00 PM EST (2015-10-07 17:00:00 UTC)
  • David Miller

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Having an extra certification or two can't hurt, but investing valuable time and money can - unless the certification pays off. The CISSP certification does. Cyber-security professionals who earn the industry's most acclaimed certification earn up to 15% more than their counterparts. And that is only one of the benefits. Learn all about this industry-leading certification in this webcast.

Speaker Bio

David Miller

David Miller holds the following certifications: CISSP, PCI QSA, GIAC GISP, SME, MCT, MCITPro Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator, MCSE Windows NT 4.0, 2000, and Server 2003:Security, LPT, ECSA, CEH, CWNA, CCNA, CNE, Security+, A+, N+, etc...He has been a network engineer, consultant, author, and technical instructor since the early 1980's. In recent years his career he has specialized in IT security and compliance work.

David is a renowned lecturer. He speaks on information systems security, compliance, and network engineering to prestigious groups including The Smithsonian Institute, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Army Advanced Battle Command, the U.S. Navy Seventh Fleet, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Cisco Systems, Inc., Oracle Corporation, Symantec Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, and JP Morgan Chase & Co. Global Financial Services, to name a few. Students consistently rate David's lectures as excellent. A recent survey showed that approximately 93% of the students attending his CISSP classes passed the very challenging 6 hour certification exam on their first attempt.

In addition to writing and lecturing, David routinely performs as an IT security and compliance consultant, performing gap analysis and remediation services largely focused in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS credit card data), and the Healthcare Information Portability and Accountability Act (patients' medical information) for medical practices. He is a Qualified Security Assessor of PCI and a Microsoft Subject Matter Expert on the Windows Active Directory enterprise network operating system platform.

David is an author, a lecturer, and technical editor of books, curriculum, certification exams and computer based training videos. He has had ten books published to date, with five of them focused on IT security, and the others targeting enterprise level network engineering, network architecture, and operating system administration. He has authored the following information systems and security books. His best selling books are available on and include the following:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Study Kit
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Administration: MCITPro 70-647
  • Designing Messaging Solutions with Microsoft(R) Exchange Server 2007: MCITPro 70-237
  • MSPress ISBN-10: 0735624097 ISBN-13: 978-0735624092
  • Security+: Security Administrator Street Smarts
  • Windows Vista Client for Enterprise Support Technicians: MCITPro 70-622
  • Windows Vista Client for Consumer Support Technicians: MCITPro 70-623

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