[Dshield] On Certs

John Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Tue Oct 7 16:15:11 GMT 2008


On Mon, 6 Oct 2008, Julian Curmi wrote:

> certification is not a silver bullet 
> solution........imho.....certification shows that you have the 
> knowledge.....can bring one closer to an interview....shows the 
> prospective or current employer that one has gone the extra mile to 
> learn more and improve one's skills......shows that you are remaining 
> current in the field ie CPEs...........certification creates a standard 
> to go by.....my 2c worth...

So how would you view an applicant who had no certs, and said that they 
aren't worth the paper they're printed on for the reasons Jon gave? 
(which, FWIW, I agree with)

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