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A Day in the Life - Tips and Best Practices from 3 CISSPs

More than 130,000 information security professionals have invested time, determination and resources to attain the CISSP certification. Join (ISC)² members from different regions on May 21, 2019 at 10:00AM Eastern as we discuss what pain points, issues and challenges they encounter in their day-to-day work life, as well as solutions, tips and best practices they have developed along the way. We’ll also examine how the CISSP certification has helped them with their job and career.
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James Packer, CISSP, London; Chuan-Wei Hoo, CISSP, Singapore; James R. McQuiggan, CISSP, United States; B. Dunlap (Moderator)
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