Security Industry Certifications
- May 02, 2017
The NATO Locked Shields cyberwar games had the U.S. team winning most improved, but experts say the U.S. still needs more practice.
- August 18, 2015
Video: Cybersecurity certifications are not in short supply, but (ISC)2 still dominates the field with CISSP and the new CCSP certification from its CSA partnership.
- 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.
- September 25, 2008
(ISC)2's new Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional certification is for security and project managers, and helps them influence developers to boost security.
- September 23, 2008
New survey results from Foote Partners, finds security pros who have earned their CISSP, CISM or GIAC Security Expert certification are among those whose salaries continue to rise.
- December 13, 2005
SANS says the Chinese-based attacks demonstrate the growing sophistication of hackers, and the need for IT admins who can articulate the dangers to execs.
- March 29, 2005
By making it easier to earn certain security credentials, some wonder if theirs will lose value in the workforce.
- March 01, 2005
See what other certified security skills have grown, or diminished, in value in this new report from salary researchers at Foote Partners LLC.
- October 31, 2002
Security+ is a new entry-level certification currently in beta from the Computing Technology Industry Association.