Tag Archives: certification

ContraRisk Security Podcast 0018: The professional approach

» Listen or download now on the podcasts page » The information security business isn’t short on qualifications and certifications, but does it have the right ones? And do organisations who employ infosec specialists even understand them? Ian Glover, president of CREST, the not-for-profit organisation that provides standards and certifications in areas like penetration testing, believes that what the infosec industry needs… Read more »

ContraRisk Security Podcast 0003: Security skills and certification

» Listen now on the podcast page » There simply aren’t enough properly trained security professionals to go round, according to a new report by professional body (ISC)². Its its sixth Global Information Security Workforce Study (GISWS) claims that the lack of skills isn’t just a security problem or a risk to organisations’ balance sheets and reputations when the inevitable attacks happen –… Read more »