So What Is Certification?

Davies, Sandi J.
October 2006
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Oct2006, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p87
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of certification in a security system industry. Certification is recognized as having special qualifications and a step in the career building process. Certification is often valid for a certain period of time. Most certifications program require to go through an application process that takes many factors into consideration.


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