Enterprise Applications & Architecture

IT Security Certifications: Exploring Your Options

Course Overview

Whether you’re seeking a promotion at your current job or a totally new position at a different firm, IT security certifications can offer a significant “leg up” for IT professionals looking to advance their technology careers. In this report, expert, Stacey McBrine, explains and explores several of the leading security certifications to assist IT professionals to make the right decision about which will be the best choice for them to pursue.

This program reviews several widely held certifications including: the ISC2 CISSP Certification, CompTIA’s CASP and Security Plus Certifications, and the EC Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker Certification.  It also discusses Logical Operations’ CyberSec First Responder as well as Cyber Safe and the SANS GIAC/GCIH certifications.

Track: Peak Performance
Methodologies and proven practices that advance the management skills of IT professionals

Learning Objectives:

By reviewing this report, you should be able to:

  • Recognize why achieving IT security certifications is an essential step for technology professionals wanting to advance their careers.
  • Identify the various IT security certification options, their perceived value in the industry, cost, the training that’s available, level of difficulty and the requirements to maintain the certification.
  • Understand how to best prepare for a certification exam.

Speaker / Author:

Stacey has more than 30 years’ experience analyzing, securing, designing and implementing such diverse systems as Microsoft Windows, Novell Netware, DEC VMS, IBM AIX, Solaris, SCO Unix, Linux, and MAC O/S and Cisco switches, routers and firewalls. He served as systems analyst for many software development projects using assembly language, C, dBase, Access, Visual Basic and Oracle.

Through his consulting services he has assisted numerous organizations to improve, automate and secure business processes and their supporting systems. Among his many roles he recently served on the Information and Communications Technology Council’s Cyber Security Advisory Committee.

Bringing his real world experience to the classroom since 1999, his emphasis has been focused on security related training. Whether in the classroom or through virtual online sessions, he enjoys sharing his depth and breadth of experience and his common sense approach to security, technology and business processes. Stacey is an authorized instructor for ISC2, EC-Council, Cisco, Logical Operations, and CompTIA.

Having held industry certifications since 1997, Stacey was one of the first 2000 persons in the world to achieve MCSE certification for Windows 2000. His current certifications include CISSP, CASP, CFR, CEH, ECSA, CHFI, CEI, CCNA, CCSI, CTT+, LINUX+, SECURITY+, A+, SCNP, ITIL Foundations, MCSA, MCITP, MCTS, MCP+I.

Stacey has authored two books in the Laudon MCSE/MCSA Certification series published by Pearson Prentice Hall: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Windows XP Professional and Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure.


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: $29.00


Course Code : WIT-1964

Release Date : 09/05/2017
Expire Date : 09/05/2019
Credits :
CEU 0.50
ISC 0.50

Length : 30min

Format Type : eLearning

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