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GIAC GSEC: Another Great Security Certification

This week, we continue looking into notable security certifications, especially those that are sometimes overlooked and do not get the attention they deserve. As we explored the ISACA CISM credential last week, there is another certification, the GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC). The GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) is an entry-level credential which has been specially designed… Read More »

ISACA CISM: One of World’s Best Security Credentials

When it comes to security certifications, most of us think about CompTIA Security+, CEH, CCNP SEcurity, and CISSP, right? Yet, there are more awesome security credentials that can help you stand out from other candidates during your next job search. ISACA’s CISM (The Certified Information Security Manager) is one of them But First, What is… Read More »

Juniper Updates its Security Troubleshooting Exam in March 2015

CompTIA and Cisco aren’t the only certification providers to revamp their exam offerings. Recently, Juniper Networks has announced some changes, too. In just 2 weeks, on March 15, the Junos Security Troubleshooting exam, JNO-690, will be replaced by the new version: JNO-691. The old exam, JNO-690, will be fully phased out later this spring, on… Read More »

ISC2 CISSP Exam Gets Major Updates

Have you heard that ISC is changing its most famous certification, the CISSP? Effective April 15, 2015, the CISSP exam will be based on a new exam blueprint. While the full blueprint is available for download from the ISC website, here’s a quick list of topics it will cover: Security and Risk Management (e.g., Security,… Read More »