RE: University Degree or CISSP
From: David Gillett (gillettdavid_at_fhda.edu)
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com> Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 09:55:02 -0700
CISSP is likely to be necessary to get to some of the places
you might want to go. But you can't get it without experience,
so it's not a good answer to your question.
At this point, I'd say the degree is most critical. There
are too many employers where the HR bureaucracy never heard of
any of these certifications -- all they know is that a great
way to trim the candidate pool is to chuck out any resume that
doesn't include a degree. So without it, you risk never getting
to the interviewer who knows the field and the certs and can
decide whether you can do the job.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Sunday, August 28, 2005 2:30 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: University Degree or CISSP
> Is it better (in terms of technology and industry
> acceptablity) to get a university degree on information
> security than certifications such as
> ccna/ccsp, ceh (or security+) and cissp?