What's the big deal about security certification? Why should I care?
According to recent IT professional, hiring manager and salary surveys, security certification appear at the top of all three. A "sweet spot" like that indicates excellent employment or career growth opportunities. In today's economy, that kind of good news can be hard to find otherwise.
For more information on this topic, visit these other SearchSecurity.com resources:
News & Analysis: Pay raises and demand for security professionals continue to outpace other IT jobs
News & Analysis: Climates elevates importance of security certifications
Careers & Certification Tip: Revisiting the vendor-neutral security certification landscape -- again!
This was first published in September 2002