Security Industry Certifications
- May 27, 2014
Carnegie Mellon's new certificate aims to arm managers with the necessary skills to develop an insider threat program from scratch.
- May 16, 2014
Respondents to a SANS survey say security certifications lead to career success, but a top infosec career consultant says their value is limited.
- May 09, 2014
ISACA has launched a new program to create an entry-level information security certification path that may rival offerings from (ISC)2 and CompTIA.
- August 01, 2013
Big data presents big challenges for computer science programs from classification to cloud security. Are industry partnerships the answer?
- October 23, 2012
Educating the security professional requires far more than a certification exam.
- March 14, 2012
A gap in IT skills affects business productivity and negatively impacts cybersecurity, despite security being a high priority, according to report.
- December 28, 2011
The increase in smartphones and other mobile devices has fueled demand for IT security pros with mobile app security and networking skills, say several cybersecurity career experts.
- November 05, 2010
While overall pay for information security certs has dropped for the first time since 2006, an infosec salary expert says that doesn't mean demand for certified security pros is waning.
- March 15, 2010
Many infosec pros claim to feel confident about their career's trajectory, but few are actually planning for it, according to survey results from Information Security Leaders.
- November 03, 2009
Pay for information security certifications continued its uptick despite a volatile IT market. Compliance and the desire to retain good security pros contributed to the rise.
- September 30, 2009
With the rise in publicity of data breaches, companies are looking at security more seriously than ever, which means they're looking to hire qualified and, often, certified IT security pros. A recent report from Gartner Research Inc. entitled, "How ...
- August 04, 2009
Despite the economic turmoil, IT security certification pay is still on the rise, due not only to increased regulations, but to businesses' greater focus on providing security to their customers as brand differentiation.
- June 11, 2009
The period of declining IT security budgets as a result of the global recession may be coming to a close, according to a survey by security certification firm ISC-squared.
- April 30, 2009
The value of security certifications continued to increase in Q1 2009, proving that certs could be a worthwhile investment for those looking to boost their salaries.
- January 29, 2009
Despite the dour economy, new skills pay data suggests security managers are benefiting as CIOs look to retrench to survive the tough times ahead.