How useful is CISSP certification?

Microsoft VRmP44
Dec 22, 2017 6 Comments

Is it worth it to get CISSP certification of you are a security professional and looking for company or job changes? Does it help get noticed on LinkedIn and get interviewes?

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  • Box boxie
    Useless from a technical perspective
    From security folks i know, they all hate cissp
    Dec 22, 2017 1
  • Microsoft dblFlush
    Get a SANs cert instead, GCIH, you get to touch mostly everything under the security umbrella.
    Dec 22, 2017 0
  • T-Mobile / Eng p021dbw32
    I think it is respected
    Dec 22, 2017 0
  • Microsoft / Eng
    yoloMid

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    yoloMidmore
    in some corporations it gives you a leg ahead in getting promotion to manager levels in their internal security auditing teams. not aware of effectiveness in job change though
    Dec 22, 2017 0
  • Adobe yShja2
    It will make you pop in searches for recruiters, it's not a knowledge cert that helps you show specific knowledge set. More a general or relative level. Mostly for jobs that are not technical. Not a good cert for IR, forensics, pen testing, or those more technical parts of the field. Good for management.
    Dec 23, 2017 0

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