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GIAC Cert Attempt: need some confidence...
From: rcleitz at gmail.com (Richard Leitz)
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 13:08:21 -0400

I found that the practice exams did not have any duplicate questions among
themselves as well as on the real exam.  I would suggest that you create an
outline of all the major topics with the book and page # that they are
located in.  I found the final real test to be more difficult than the
practice tests.  Good Luck

On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Patrick <yeti.man at gmail.com> wrote:

For those of you that have passed the GIAC cert(s), I need some input
(and hopefully some confidence).  I am scheduled to take the GIAC/GSEC
in a week and a half and have been studying quite a bit.  I just took
the SEC401 assessment test and passed pretty easily, downloaded the
TCP/IP assessment pdf (from SANS) and passed pretty easily, and
finally, took my first practice exam.  I passed the practice exam
pretty easily (87%), spending very little time looking things up and
plenty of time left (over two and half hours left).

So, my question is, are these tests pretty representative of the cert
test I'll be taking?  Or is the cert exam much harder and I need to
study harder and longer.  I don't plan on slacking between now and
then.  I'll still study, and concentrate on the areas that I didn't do
so well.

Thanks for your help!
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