Author Archives: Mark Kelly

ISACA Certifications 2015 Overview

ISACA has four major certification programs that are well respected within their primary domains. The CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) certification is the oldest of ISACA’s credentials and is the most coveted certification for information security audit professionals. Well over 100,000 … Continue reading

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SANS Management, Audit & Legal Domain Certifications 2015 Outlook

Certifications in the SANS Management, Audit & Legal domains have not enjoyed the same widespread adoption as other technical certifications in other SANS domains. This is not altogether surprising considering SANS is known for their hardcore technical training and many of … Continue reading

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SANS Forensics Domain Certification 2015 Outlook

SANS Forensics technical training helps demonstrate that an incident response analyst/engineer is knowledgeable and skilled in the field of incident management. Demand for forensics skills is experiencing rapid growth in the industry as enterprises reluctantly acknowledge that incidents will gain … Continue reading

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SANS Security Administration Domain Certification 2015 Outlook

SANS Security Administration technical training is second to none and with the information security job market booming certification numbers continue to rise across the board. The generalist GSEC credential leads the way numbers wise but it is the incident handler … Continue reading

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CRISC Certification – Is it worth obtaining?

I recently received information from ISACA about their new CRISC certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control). Based on the CRISC grandfathering provisions I am eligible for consideration so I am evaluating whether it would be useful to sign … Continue reading

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Pass the CISSP Exam – Successful CISSPs explain their approach

The CISSP exam is one of the most difficult information security exams to pass due to the broad base of subject domains tested. Maggie Harper is our second information security professional to be interviewed to lend a hand in this … Continue reading

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