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The strongest certifications in IT Security! Part 1

IT Security Certifications: The ever-increasing hacking attacks lead not only to ever-increasing financial losses for companies and individuals but also to more jobs in the field of information security for their Ethical Hackers!

According to recent surveys, 2021 will open more than 3 million global IT security jobs, which gives us a further boost in dealing with the industry if we are not part of it Cyber ​​Security.

IT Security certifications

When a company is looking for IT security staff, the first thing that looks beyond past experience is the qualifications available to the individual and depending on the location, a good certification can give us the ticket to a very good company and of course the object we want.

In today's article we will talk about top certifications in the area of ​​information systems security:

  1. CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker
  2. CISM: Certified Information Security Manager
  3. CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  4. OSCP: Offensive Security Certified Professional

There are clearly far more certifications, but the specific ones, each for its own reasons, are at the top of the choices by recruiters.

  1. CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker

This is a certification of the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council), a must-have for IT professionals who want to deal with Ethical Hacking. Holders of CEH certification are adequately trained in a variety of areas of Ethical Hacking such as Footprinting and Reconnaissance, Scanning Networks, Enumeration, System Hacking, Malware Threats, Sniffing Techniques, Social Engineering, Denial of Service, Session Hijacking, Evading IDS, Firewalls and Honeypots, Hacking Web Servers, Hacking Web Applications, Hacking Mobile Networks, Hacking Mobile Platforms and IoTs, Cloud Computing, Cryptography and Methodologies Penetration Testing including.

The exam for CEH is 4 hours and consists of 125 multiple choice questions. To prepare you can either be prepared individually or attend training courses by accredited rapporteurs, which are proposed by both the EC Council and us here at Secnews!

For more information:

https://www.eccouncil.org/programs/certified-ethical-hacker-ceh/

  1. CISM: Certified Information Security Manager

Certified Information Security Manager certification is also a powerful certification in the field of IT security and has been created by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association).

This is a certification aimed at professionals in enterprise-level environments, covering areas dealing with security risk management, program development and management, governance and management, and addressing security incidents. The CISM exam is also 4 hours and consists of 150 questions.

For more information:


http://www.isaca.org/Certification/CISM-Certified-Information-Security-Manager/Pages/default.aspx

Stay tuned in Secnews for the next part of the publication, which will cover not only the CISSP and OSCP certifications, but also more, which are each for its own reasons the top certifications in the field of information security systems.

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