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Re: [PEN-TEST] Certification
From: Drew Simonis <simonis () MYSELF COM>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2000 16:44:52 -0400

Eric Lauzon wrote:

        I reallt dont think that the certification that people take is
really a reflect of their knowledge i mean why is there

Certification is not a new invention. It is a long standing method
to demonstrate the knowlege that one has acquired. It is meant
to be an indicator of skill, but not the sole indicator.

        cause there is people that want to make money out of it.
Certification should be issued by a non profit organisation that
        really take time and build test that test the users and it not
related to $$$

Do you really believe that this is possible?

witch is one of the reasons why the industrie right
now is
        divided betwen people that know what they do and other people that
think they know cause they where tought and are certified.

What exactly do youhave against education? (besides the obvious
disdain for punctuation and proper spelling)  EVERYONE must learn
the skills we need to know in todays world.  I have yet to meet a
person who was thrust from the womb with a PDA and a laptop, ready
to go.  Your complaint regarding people who got "tought" (sic) is
as foolish as any I have heard.

No all
certified people are certified for money but alot and ALOT of them
are cause they could do the same job whitout being certified but by
being certified they can just make the big bucks..anyhow that was my
less than 2 penny opinion.

If someone will pay me more to throw some initials behind my name,
I'll take a test.  Darn skippy.

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