#8 Certifications - Value or Vanity

Attributive Security

Feb 22 2021 • 35 mins

The information security field is awash with certifications. To an outsider many job adverts, in what is increasingly a sellers market, are full of impenetrable acronyms. But who do all these certifications serve? Is the content relevant and do they effectively demonstrate knowledge, capability, and desire to learn? Are they a part of the supposed skills gap rather than its solution?

In this episode Martin and Maurice discuss the value of certifications and different ways in which we can assess and discover knowledge, skills and practitioner capability in our industry.