Seal of approval: Security certifications and Pipe Dreams

Clearly, demonstrating the value of certifications is a key priority for credentialing bodies. Regardless, the flagship accreditations are doing better than ever. Tipton says December was a record-breaking month, when there were some 3,700 CISSP exams taken (only about half passed).

And it’s no surprise that it is one of the most sought-after certifications, considering holders make about $98,000 a year on average, up from $78,000 if they didn’t have it.

I got that cert last year!  Now I just have to get off the bottom end of the pay curve…

via Seal of approval: Security certifications – SC Magazine.

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