TITLE

All IT staff need security certification, says (ISC)2

AUTHOR(S)
Goodwin, Bill
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;5/17/2007, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the significance of information technology (IT) security training certification among IT professionals in Great Britain. Security certification body (ISC)2 emphasizes the need of IT professionals for formal training in security principles for effective implementation of such policies. A research is made by (ISC)2 showing that only 29 percent of chief information officers in IT department have obtained security certification. (ISC)2 encourages IT professionals who do not have security qualification to study its systems security certified practitioner (SSCP) certificate. The SSCP qualification is open to IT professionals with one year experience in of the seven areas including cryptography, networks, and malicious code.
ACCESSION #
25636535

 

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