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IDG Contributor Network: Which certifications matter most for those new to security

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jan 13, 2016.

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    RSS New Member Member

    I like classes. If I could be a professional student, I would. I was a teacher, so book learning has great value to me as does learning in a classroom.

    Take that for what it’s worth as it doesn't necessarily apply to the information security industry.

    Certifications do matter, but an extensive list of certs with no hands-on learning to show that you can apply and utilize that knowledge won’t bode well in many interviews. Rather than have you take my word for it, I asked some of the industry leaders across different sectors which certifications they value most for those new to security and why.

    [ PART 1: Why certificates matter, and which ones matter most ]

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