Information security certification: Top five Ask the Expert Q&As

Information security certification provides you with the tools and training you need to provide a consistently high level of service for your customers. Read these top five Q&As from our expert to learn more about certification, and how to make it work for you and your customers.

Information security certification plays an important role in the success of any security professional. Check out our most-visited expert responses on information security certification from our expert Donald C. Donzal, editor of Certified Security Professional Online Magazine, and learn which certification path is best for you and how to study for the exams.

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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) vs. Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA) training
If you are trying to decide between taking the CEH and the CNDA exams, get advice here. You may even be able to turn your CEH credential into a CDNA certification.

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SANS-GIAC vs. (ISC)2's certs: Advice on which is more beneficial for security consultants


GIAC or CISSP? Which information security certification is best? It can be difficult to decide. This expert advice will help you choose an information security certification program so you can meet with greater financial success and widespread recognition.

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CISM and CISSP certification for the channel
Learn from our expert whether Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) training is the best for your channel business, or whether another type of information security certification would provide you with more recognition and success.

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Recommended CISSP books
When you need to get an information security certification, the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam is one of the leading candidates. In this expert response, the editor of Certified Security Professional Online Magazine recommends the top three CISSP books for you to study to get ready for the exam.

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Best practices for taking the CISSP exam
Once you've evaluated the different types of information security certifications on the market and decided that the CISSP is for you, learn how to survive -- and pass -- the exam with this expert advice.

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This was first published in September 2007

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