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4/14/2014
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W. Hord Tipton
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Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills fit -- not just credentials.

TRADOC training exercise. (Image: Army CIO-G6)
TRADOC training exercise. (Image: Army CIO-G6)

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4/22/2014 | 5:50:43 PM
All that glitters is not necessarily a security cert
Speaking as a female in I.T. who leans towards security, I can tell you that the biggest obstacle I have faced is the rampant sexism in the industry moreso than taking the CISSP exam which I studied for years ago with a professional government contractor group but was never able to sit for due to the work experience requirement that I could never obtain as result of said sexism.  
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