Meet ISC2 Instructor Marguerite Finnigan

Marguerite Finnigan, PhD, CISSP, ISSMP, SSCP

Marguerite Finnigan, PhD (University of Washington, Hons.) is a cybersecurity consulting and training specialist with a passion for increasing awareness and technical understanding of global security threats and solutions. She has worked in the IT field since the mid-1980s and started teaching ISC2 CISSP 10 years ago. Since that time, she has trained 1,000+ students on 5 continents and 12 countries on the CISSP, including numerous Fortune 500 companies as well as the US Army, Navy and Airforce. Her goal – overwhelmingly achieved! – is to guide students through the vast amount of material required so that they know how to pass the CISSP on their first attempt.


SSCP CBK 5-Day Online Instructor-Led NAR Oct 9-13, 2023 [ET]-instructor Marguerite Finnigan

The instructor Marguerite Finnigan is a skillful presenter and is very enthusiastic and engaging when teaching the material to the participants. She displayed a very strong knowledge of the material and her experience was valued by everyone in the class. Not having the level of IT experience as others I personally appreciated her willingness to ensure that I understood the material and addressed any questions I had on the SSCP material. She made the clas enjoyable and interesting.

CISSP 5-Day Online Instructor-led Training NAR Feb 05-09, 2024 [PT]-Marguerite Finnigan

The depth and breadth of the material covered was impressive. The instructor demonstrated a profound understanding of the CISSP domains, ensuring that complex concepts were broken down into manageable segments that were easy to grasp. The practical examples and real-world applications provided were invaluable, greatly enhancing my understanding of the subject matter and its relevance to current cybersecurity challenges.