CISSP.com and all related websites are owned and produced by Andrew A. Afifi, M.Sc. Network Security, CISSP, CCSE, CCSA, MCSE and has been operating since 1998. CISSP.com, CISSP.com LLC and Andrew A. Afifi, CISSP are not affiliated with (ISC)² or any vendor or any certification mark holder. CISSP.com is a vendor independant web portal to share knowledge and help information systems security professionals who are looking to advance their career by offering information on cyber security, security certifications, jobs and as a venue to allow security professionals to share knowledge.
Mr. Afifi is an information technology, security, audit, compliance and risk executive with experience in wide variety of industries and specialization in audit and compliance, infrastructure security, risk assessments, information security compliance and policies, role-based authorization methodologies, incident response programs, computer forensics, security attack pathologies and other security tools and authentication methods.
Mr. Afifi holds a Master of Science degree in Network Security and frequently lectures on design and implementation of information security infrastructure, identity management, threat management and access management including security monitoring systems and cyber security . His experience includes, providing services to a variety of industries and global enterprises in audit and compliance, audit program and control mitigation, regulatory compliance audit and mitigation, information security and risk assessments, best practices and methodologies, e-business infrastructure security design and implementation, identity management and threat management and mitigation.
Mr. Afifi is a former (ISC)² CISSP instructor (2004-2014) and has mentored over 8000 CISSPs and security professionals serving organization such as the U.S. armed forces, U.S. National security Agency (NSA), Bank of America, J.P.Morgan Chase, Microsoft, Cisco and other global organizations and government agencies within the US and internationally.
Mr. Afifi has served as an Associate Partner for IBM Global Security Services, Director of Security and Security Strategist for Computer Associates, Sr. Manager for Deloitte & Touche, Sr. Manager of Global Security Risk and Compliance for VeriSign, and a Global Security Program Manager for Franklin Templeton Investments, and in the capacity of Chief Security Officer for a fortune 500 organization. Currently, mr. Afifi manages his own security advisory service firm.
CISSP.com and all related web sites are an effort by Mr. Afifi to help promote information security, cyber security awarness, share knowledge and communication amongst information system security professionals and to help information security professionals advance their career.