If you have been on the fence about whether or not a security certification would benefit your IT career, the short answer is – yes. Putting in the time and effort to earn an in-demand certification can significantly boost your salary. Also, it may open doors to a wealth of new opportunities.
So, how do you choose which one is right for you? The primary factors in deciding which security certification to pursue should all be tied to specific career goals, the job market you’re wanting to be in, and your personal goals.
According to the most recent salary and job data, there are five certifications worth your time and effort whether you’re just getting started or looking to go further in your career. They are: Continue reading 5 Security Certifications That Will Boost Your IT Career
At a glance, it may seem like the CASP and CISSP certifications are very similar, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. While these two certifications cover much of the same ground, they are not interchangeable. There are some important differences to be aware of before you begin the process of earning either certification, from what the exams cover to what you can expect post-certification.
The two exams have different exam objectives and different career paths. Let’s take a deeper dive:
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The CISSP — Certified Information Systems Security Professional — is a highly sought after, valuable certification for anyone in the IT field. The governing body that administers the CISSP exam, (ISC)2, requires candidates to have at least five years of experience in two or more of the subject areas covered by the exam (or four years of experience with a college degree).
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