Education, Training, and Certifications
In This Chapter
Understanding education opportunities in information security
Obtaining training opportunities to advance in the profession
Earning certifications that reflect your skills and knowledge
A successful career in information security requires you to commit to a lifestyle of continuous learning just to keep up with current threats, trends, and techniques.
A wide array of learning opportunities are available for people who want to get into the information security field, as well as continuing education for those already in the field. The choices you make will depend on several factors, including the following:
- Work experience
- Prior education
- Level of management or specialization you want to attain
Undergraduate and graduate degrees in management information systems, computer science, and similar subjects have been offered for decades. ...