Fourth, the certification proves that the person has the ability to learn about any subject. Does certification not prove that the person is prepared to perform a certain function in the information security.
Fifth, the technology evolves much faster than any course or certification. In the information security we are learning new things every day. Courses and certifications are outdated very fast.
Sixth, the most important is its ability to solve problems and create proactive strategies against new threats. The certifications will not help you at the time when your computing environment is experiencing a new type of attack.
The personal department or even the technical interviewer needs to understand that there are immortals and mortals of information security.
The immortals are the people who can prove their experience. They are recognized by the community of information security. These are people who share their knowledge with their colleagues, lectures, develop courses, write articles, participate in discussion groups etc.
Mortals are the people that aim to have some kind of certification to try to make themselves different in the market.
Denny Roger is responsible for more than 100 projects about Information Security, including: risk management, maturity level, audits, penetration test, vulnerability management, security incident response, computer forensic investigations, information security policy and implementation of security technologies. As member of the ABNT / CB21 / CE 27, he participated in the development of ISO 27001, ISO 27002 and others ISO 27000 family standards. To contact Denny, please click here.
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