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A question about certification and training
From: "Phillips, Mike" <PhillipsMike () otc army mil>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 07:42:51 -0600

Please accept my apologies if this is not the appropriate forum for this

I am researching the relative value of various professional certifications
in the IT field. Specifically for the security area, would anyone care to
share their experiences or views on the certifications available in this
area? The sub-set of questions is the following-
1. Which certifications are worth the time/effort/cost?
2. Which are not?
3. How do you quantify the value added of obtaining certifications?

Thanks in advance. Please feel free to respond to either myself or the

Michael C. Phillips 
MSA, Inc., supporting U.S. Army Evaluation Center 
Whitfill Central Technical Support Facility Bldg 28 Ft Hood, Texas 76544 

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