The Melissa Virus, also known as W97M/Melissa or simply Melissa, remains one of the most notorious computer viruses in history. First identified in 1999, it rapidly spread across the globe, causing significant disruptions and prompting a robust response from the cybersecurity industry. Let’s delve into the origins of the Melissa Virus, its mode of transmission, and how the cybersecurity community addressed this unprecedented threat.
Every three years, I go through the ritual of taking the CISSP exam rather than submitting CPEs to keep my certification current. As you might guess considering the nature of my employment, I'm very comfortable with taking exams, so I don't mind one bit.
Test takers who sat the original proctored paper-and-pencil version of the (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) exam might identify with the following nagging thoughts chewing at the minds of candidates as they attempted to center themselves for the long haul in what was most likely an unfamiliar environment:
Nashville, Tenn. (February 28, 2012) – Boson Software, LLC, announces the release of ExSim-Max for CISSP. This practice exam software helps seasoned information security specialists obtain the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (2012) certification.