SecurityCerts.org, an organization that provides security certification information to security professionals, has chosen its top three security certifications for 2009.
The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) came out on top. Offered by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC(2)), the well-known certification covers a wide area of information security.
Coming in at No. 2 was the SANS Institute Security Essentials Certification (GSEC). This certification focuses on security skills that can be leveraged in a security environment.
The Security+ certification came in at No. 3, and is considered to be for entry-level security professionals.