Strategies to Crack CC Exam- ISC2

Strategies To Crack CC Exam- ISC2

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In this blog, we will be understanding the process of achieving Certified in Cybersecurity Certification by (ISC)2. We will be providing all the resources you need to clear this exam and become a part of the (ISC)2 community.

In our previous blog on ‘Free Certified in Cybersecurity Certification by (ISC)2’ we discussed the enrollment process for this free certificate offered by (ISC)2 to promote Cybersecurity throughout the world. You can check out the blog to know everything about this certification exam.

Before moving forward, let us assure you that encountering posts where individuals share their exam failures should not demotivate you. The exam is manageable, and there’s no need to worry excessively. However, it is crucial to engage with a variety of learning resources to grasp the concepts thoroughly. During the exam, a majority of the questions appeared easier compared to the post-assessment questions. Remember, success is attainable with diligent preparation and a commitment to understanding the core concepts. Stay with us until the conclusion of this blog, and we guarantee your success in passing the exam.

Resources for CC exam of (ISC)2

Pre-requisites for CC exam

Before beginning with the CC certification course, it is recommended to have a basic understanding of Hardware and Networking as this course will not cover these concepts. You can check out the playlists for CompTIA 220-1101 A+ Training Course and CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 Training Course available on Professor Messer YouTube channel.
Please make sure you understand the following concepts:

  • Master the OSI Model, including the number of layers, the protocols/devices associated with each layer, and the terminology used for data at different layers (bits, frames, packets, segments). Additionally, familiarize yourself with TCP/IP.
  • Acquire comprehensive knowledge about various network devices, such as routers, switches, SIEM, VLAN, VPN, DMZ, NAT, firewalls, IPS/IDS, NIDS/HIDS, and client-server configurations. Understand the distinctions between IPv4 and IPv6.

ISC2 Self-Paced Training for CC

You can get free self-paced training and assessments for the Certified in Cybersecurity course on the (ISC)2 website using which you can prepare for this exam. You can check the course details for Self-Paced Online Training. But this free training is not enough to clear the exam. We will discuss some other resources later in this blog but first let’s understand how we can apply for this free training in the following steps:

1. Visit Online Self-Paced Training where you need to click on ‘Register Now’ under SELF-PACED + EXAM (U.S. $0)

0. register now

2. Now, click on the ‘sign in’ which will then ask you for your credentials. After logging in, you might be asked to submit your details for the (ISC)2 candidate application form if not filled out earlier while registering with (ISC)2.

0.1 need to fill information

3. After providing all the details, you will be registered as (ISC)2 candidate. Now, you will have access to Exclusive Benefits and discounts offered by (ISC)2.

4. Click on Official ISC2 Online Self-Paced Training for Certified in Cybersecurity (CC). You will be redirected to details of the free training. Click on the ‘Enroll in free training’ button.

5. You will find your Shopping Cart in which the self-paced training is added for $0. Click on ‘Checkout’ to enroll for this training.

3. Shopping cart for free training

6. After enrollment, you can finally access your (ISC)2 Course Dashboard where you will find your Official ISC2 CC Online Self-Paced Training.

Begin by engaging in the pre-assessment, proceed with the self-paced training, and then solve the post-assessment. Repeat the post-assessment until you grasp the majority of the concepts. Some of these questions may appear in your exam, so ensure thorough understanding. Enhance your learning by taking handwritten notes, as this helps in memory retention.

Resources available on other platforms.

GitHub- On our Official GitHub repository, you can find the Book for CC certification exam, chapter-wise summary notes, official flashcards, and access to sample questions with some other resources. These resources will help you to clear the certification exam.

YouTube- On YouTube, you can watch playlists of Prabh Nair and CyberSecurity channels. These playlists will provide you with detailed explanations of concepts asked in the CC exam.

LinkedIn- You can refer to Mike Chapels Notes whose Cert Prep: ISC2 Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) course is available on LinkedIn. These notes will be useful for your revision of the topics. Ensure to generate your notes, as they will prove to be more beneficial.

Udemy- If you guys want to go for some paid Udemy courses then you must check out Thor Pedersen’s Udemy course and Paulo Carrieria & Andree Miranda Udemy practice exams. These courses will provide you with a deep understanding of this certification exam and also will help you with practice questions that might appear in your exam.

This concludes with all the essential resources needed to successfully clear the Certified in Cybersecurity certification exam. Please schedule your exam with enough time for preparation and practice. Also, remember to tackle the multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in the final 1-2 weeks before the exam to understand the question patterns and difficulty levels.

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to leave a comment, and we’ll respond to you. CyberiumX wishes you the best of luck with your exam.

Team CyberiumX

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