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IDG Contributor Network: Beyond the basics: The certifications you need based on the path...

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jan 15, 2016.

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    Turns out that a lot of people have a lot of differing opinions on the education, certifications, and training folks new to security ought to have. If you read Lysa Myers’ blog post earlier this week, you know that she started off as a receptionist and worked her way up to security researcher, developing her skill set as she gained experience.

    I was so inspired I felt that even I could apply for a security position. While I do love the classroom, I also learn best when I can combine auditory instruction with the visual and kinetic tools that bring content to life. After a week of trying to answer the question of why certifications matter, I’m still not convinced that they are the key to being successful at a job.

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