Monday, February 03, 2014

Security certification training programs: How to choose the right one



Security certification training programs: How to choose the right one

What are the most reliable ways to determine whether a certification training organization is solid? Lots of people who fail a security certification test unfairly give the trainer a bad review, so it's hard to use reviews to know which trainers to choose. What's your advice?

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First of all, the responsibility of passing a certification test falls solely on the test taker. I've heard too many people blame the supposedly poor training they received from a certain instructor or organization after they failed a certification test. The Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam requires five years of experience as a security professional, for example, which cannot be imparted to a student during a five-day training boot camp. That being said, security certification training programs can be a valuable part of an overall study preparation process that includes self-study, experience and mentoring.........

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