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Re: Hacker Stories, Certs, vs Projects - Was Re: Technitium MAC Address Changer v3.1 (FREEWARE)
From: "Robert E. Lee" <robert () dyadsecurity com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2006 05:52:07 -0700

On Thu, 27 Jul 2006 05:35:21 -0700 (PDT)
Shreyas Zare <shreyasonline () yahoo com> wrote:
I think you have a bad habit of "Generalizing" ... You
are generalizing that all certificate holders are
script kiddies.

I never made that generalization. If you re-read my previous post I said that the certification process does not 
adequately measure the holders ability to do anything.  This is not the fault of the certificate holder, but of the 
certification authority.  I picked on the CEH in particular because of the complete lack of ethics the EC-Council has.  
It's ironic that they chose the name for the certification that they did :).

I have done CEH, and I am not saying its great certification.
Anyone can clear this certification.

The entire point of my previous post was to encourage more active participation and contributions and discourage 
spending money on certifications that do not actually better anyone's situation except the certification authority.  
Sorry if that was offensive.

learning in this field never stops

Agreed :).  So now let's go spend time to learn something useful.



Robert E. Lee
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email: robert () dyadsecurity com

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