Re: [lists] Re: [Full-disclosure] IT security professionals in demand in 2006



I've got one with no CISSP

On 12/5/05, Curt Purdy <purdy@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Jeff Wilder sent:
> > Not to validate the cissp... but try to get a good security
> > job with out it.
>
> I agree Jeff, for some reason it is considered the gold standard, though not
> sure why. Never took a class, studied a single book for a week and knocked
> it out in half the 6-hour time period. The SANS GIAC certs were much more
> technical and absolutely required the classes.
>
> I describe the CISSP as a river a mile wide and 6 inches deep, and the SANS
> certs as a hundred yards wide and 30 feet deep.
>
> If you spend more on coffee than on IT security, you will be hacked.
> What's more, you deserve to be hacked.
> -- former White House cybersecurity czar Richard Clarke
>
> Curt Purdy CISSP, GSNA, GSEC, CNE, MCSE+I, CCDA
> Information Security Officer
>
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