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Security Skills Shortage Creates Opportunities For Enterprises, Professionals
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toonces
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toonces,
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9/17/2012 | 10:16:29 PM
re: Security Skills Shortage Creates Opportunities For Enterprises, Professionals
I guess HR doesn't have any real criteria to draw on when choosing security staff but, really: CISSP? They may as well scout for people who've memorized all of the answers in Trivial Pursuit. IMO.

P.S. Yes, guys, I'm just jealous because the only cert I hold is OPSA 2.0 - from ISECOM, not Texas A&M :-D
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12/17/2012 | 5:36:58 PM
re: Security Skills Shortage Creates Opportunities For Enterprises, Professionals
Forgive me but I have my doubts about the accuracy of this article.- I also realize that I may be the one who is wrong and the author (Tim Wilson) may be correct.

I am looking to change security careers and know other people who are as well but many of us have been rejected by potential clients for some of the most ridiculous reasons.- I'm willing to relocate anywhere in the US at my own expense and potential clients are still afraid to talk to me, thinking that I may not be sincere.

I realize that my information is anecdotal so it should be taken with a grain of salt but there are good people out there who are looking.


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