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Shon Harris, CISSP, MCSE (shonharris@logicalsecurity.com), is the president of Logical Security, a security consultant, a former engineer in the Air Force’s Information Warfare unit, an instructor, and an author. She has authored two best-selling CISSP® books, was a contributing author to the book Hacker’s Challenge, and a contributing author to the book Gray Hat Hacking. Shon has taught computer and information security to a wide range of clients, some of which have included RSA, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, National Security Agency (NSA), Bank of America, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), BMC, West Point, American Express, and many more.

Shon was recognized as one of the top 25 women in the Information Security field by Information Security Magazine. She writes security articles for Information Security Magazine and Windows 2000 Magazine and other leading industry journals.

"Some authors are lucky enough to have their name become synonymous with a particular certification category. It happens rarely, but when it does happen it is indicative of a reputation established through years of producing quality products. Such is the case with Shon Harris and security."
— Emmett Dulaney, reviewer, CertCities.com

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CISSP Questions of the Week
January 31, 2012   Comments
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January 2, 2012   Comments
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December 26, 2011   Comments
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December 19, 2011   Comments
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December 12, 2011   Comments
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November 21, 2011   Comments
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November 14, 2011   Comments
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November 7, 2011   Comments
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October 31, 2011   Comments
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October 24, 2011   Comments
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October 17, 2011   Comments
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October 10, 2011   Comments
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October 3, 2011   Comments
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September 26, 2011   Comments
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September 19, 2011   Comments
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September 12, 2011   Comments
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September 6, 2011   Comments
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August 29, 2011   Comments
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August 22, 2011   Comments
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August 15, 2011   Comments
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August 8, 2011   Comments
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August 1, 2011   Comments
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July 25, 2011   Comments
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July 18, 2011   Comments
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July 11, 2011   Comments
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July 4, 2011   Comments
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June 27, 2011   Comments
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June 20, 2011   Comments
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June 13, 2011   Comments
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June 6, 2011   Comments
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May 31, 2011   Comments
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May 23, 2011   Comments
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May 16, 2011   Comments
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May 9, 2011   Comments
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May 2, 2011   Comments
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April 25, 2011   Comments
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April 18, 2011   Comments
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April 11, 2011   Comments
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April 4, 2011   Comments
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March 28, 2011   Comments
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March 21, 2011   Comments
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March 14, 2011   Comments
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March 7, 2011   Comments
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February 28, 2011   Comments
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February 21, 2011   Comments
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February 14, 2011   Comments
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CISSP Questions of the Week
February 7, 2011   Comments
Topics: Information Technology, Certification, Security, Other Non-Technical
CISSP Questions of the Week
January 31, 2011   Comments
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January 24, 2011   Comments
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January 17, 2011   Comments
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January 10, 2011   Comments
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January 3, 2011   Comments
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December 27, 2010   Comments
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December 20, 2010   Comments
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December 13, 2010   Comments
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December 6, 2010   Comments
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November 29, 2010   Comments
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CISSP Questions of the Week
November 22, 2010   Comments
Topics: Information Technology, Other IT, Certification, Security, Other Non-Technical
CISSP Questions of the Week
November 15, 2010   Comments
Topics: Information Technology, Other IT, Certification, Security
CISSP Questions of the Week
November 8, 2010   Comments
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CISSP Questions of the Week
November 1, 2010   Comments
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October 25, 2010   Comments
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October 13, 2010   Comments
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October 8, 2010   Comments
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October 6, 2010   Comments
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CISSP Questions of the Week
September 27, 2010   Comments
Topics: Information Technology, Other IT, Certification, Security
CISSP Questions of the Week
September 20, 2010   Comments
Topics: Information Technology, Other IT, Certification, Security
CISSP Questions of the Week
September 13, 2010   Comments
Topics: Information Technology, Certification, Security
CISSP Questions of the Week
September 7, 2010   Comments
Topics: Certification, Security
Administrative Issues Concerning Mobile Security (Part 5 of 5)
June 10, 2009   Comments
Topics: Network Security, Security
Viruses, Malware And Various Threats To Mobile Devices (Part 4 of 5)
May 12, 2009   Comments
Topics: Networking, Wireless/High Speed/Optical, Security
Mobile Devices: Access Control, Wireless Network Risks And Security Implementations (Part 3 of 5)
May 7, 2009   Comments
Topics: Networking, Network Security, Wireless/High Speed/Optical, Security
Mobile Devices: Security Implications and Countermeasures (Part 2 of 5)
April 30, 2009   Comments
Topics: Software Security, Networking, Network Security, Wireless/High Speed/Optical, Security
Mobile Devices: Definition And Security Issues (Part 1 of 5)
April 28, 2009   Comments
Topics: Networking, Network Security, Wireless/High Speed/Optical, Security
Changes to the CISSP Exam
March 24, 2009   Comments
Topics: Cisco Certification, Certification
A Satire of the Security Divas of Today
March 17, 2009   Comments
Topics: Security
Security Issues of Social Network Sites
February 16, 2009   Comments
Topics: Home & Office Computing, Business & Management
Web Application Security Testing Webcast hosted by Shon Harris
February 13, 2009   Comments
Topics: Web Development
CISSP Braindump And Shortcuts - Is It Really Smart To Take The Road More Frequently Travelled?
February 8, 2009   Comments
Topics: Software Security, Network Security, Other IT, Certification, Security
Risk Management - What Is The Real Score In The Management Of Risks
February 7, 2009   Comments
Topics: Business & Management

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