Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Computerized adaptive testing (CAT), part of CISSP Cert Prep: The Basics.
- In 2017, ISC2 made a major change…to the format of the CISSP exam…by moving to a testing method…called computerized adaptive testing.…The CISSP exam has been computerized for many years,…so that part is nothing new.…But the test now uses adaptive testing technology.…Adaptive testing simply means…that the test adapts or adjusts…to your skill and knowledge level…as you answer questions correctly or incorrectly.…
If you're answering questions correctly,…the exam software will give you harder and harder questions.…If you're not doing well,…the questions may get easier.…During this process, the testing software…statistically analyzes your responses…to determine whether you meet the standard…for passing the exam.…This approach comes with good news and bad news.…The good news is that your exam…will be much shorter than the older, non-adaptive exams.…Before the change to adaptive testing,…the CISSP exam was six hours long,…and everyone answered 250 questions.…
Now the exam is half the length.…You have three hours to answer…
- Who should take the CISSP exam
- Benefits of certification
- Study resources
- CISSP domains
- Question types
- Exam tips
- Practicing for the test
Skill Level Advanced
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Appropriate for all
IT Security Careers and Certifications: First Stepswith Marc Menninger2h 6m Appropriate for all
IT Security Foundations: Core Conceptswith Lisa Bock1h 13m Beginner
1. The CISSP Exam
2. Exploring the CISSP Domains
3. Inside the CISSP Exam
4. Prepraing for the Exam
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