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Phillip V

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Re: Certifications
« Reply #15 on: May 10, 2013, 05:20:28 am »
How was the Ethical Hacker one? That is oin my list for the short term.  CISSP will wait 6-12 months.
Easy, but I took an older version. Multiple choice common sense crap like Security+ along with memorizing some stuff like port numbers, etc. The "hard" part is the screening process (prove work history in field) and exorbitant fees. IIRC, it cost me $600 total; might be $1100 now.

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Re: Certifications
« Reply #16 on: May 10, 2013, 05:20:51 am »
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Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3 Foundation
I did that. Seems fairly useless.
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But now required for many positions. :contract:

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Re: Certifications
« Reply #17 on: May 10, 2013, 06:29:55 am »
500 if you take on of their classes, 600 otherwise.  I am probably going to take it, more so if a security job opens up I'll have some resume padding.
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Re: Certifications
« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2013, 02:49:13 am »
I need to update my Microsoft credentials. Should I go for:

MCSE: Server Infrastructure Certification or MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure Certification

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Re: Certifications
« Reply #19 on: May 17, 2013, 05:44:26 am »
Desktop Infrastructure
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Re: Certifications
« Reply #20 on: May 19, 2013, 09:40:40 am »
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Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3 Foundation
I did that. Seems fairly useless.
:yes:
But now required for many positions. :contract:
Yes, but why?
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Re: Certifications
« Reply #21 on: May 20, 2013, 01:39:48 am »
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Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3 Foundation
I did that. Seems fairly useless.
:yes:
But now required for many positions. :contract:
Yes, but why?
Screening applicants, patting industry on the back, or even genuinely believing a certified individual is as amazing as the certificate says.

Phillip V

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Re: Certifications
« Reply #22 on: May 20, 2013, 09:28:50 pm »
This Thursday afternoon, I have to attend a company-paid "discussion" led by an "Agile Subject Matter Expert" who is a "Certified ScrumMaster". :lmfao:

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Re: Certifications
« Reply #23 on: May 20, 2013, 09:37:07 pm »
If you can dodge a bullet, you can dodge a ball.
You know I'm going to lose and gambling's for fools
But that's the way I like it, baby, I don't want to live forever.

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Re: Certifications
« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2013, 09:40:37 pm »
This Thursday afternoon, I have to attend a company-paid "discussion" led by an "Agile Subject Matter Expert" who is a "Certified ScrumMaster". :lmfao:

That means he's qualified to lead quick standup meetings and enforce a "release-early-and-often" schedule.

Because no one without those certifications can perform those tasks, apparently.
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Re: Certifications
« Reply #25 on: June 12, 2013, 07:18:28 am »
Net+ and Sec+ out of the way. ITIL-F is tomorrow and SSCP is next week. After that I plan on getting the CEH; CCNA; MCSA 2012; Windows 7 Whateverhtefuckitisthisyear; and maybe eventually the CISM or CISSP and the entry level Linux ones.
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Re: Certifications
« Reply #26 on: June 13, 2013, 09:10:56 pm »
What jobs will you later apply for?

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Re: Certifications
« Reply #27 on: June 13, 2013, 09:36:45 pm »
Welp, I'm pulling the trigger and working on my bachelor's, which should culminate in me also taking the CISSP in hopefully a year and a half or so.  I'll probably do Net+, Sec+, and hopefully CCNA in the meantime.
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Re: Certifications
« Reply #28 on: June 13, 2013, 09:38:50 pm »
I took a 1-week CCNA boot camp a few months ago (somebody else paid for it), but never got around to taking the exam.  :blush:

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Re: Certifications
« Reply #29 on: June 13, 2013, 09:44:16 pm »
I took a 1-week CCNA boot camp a few months ago (somebody else paid for it), but never got around to taking the exam.  :blush:

Never had the opportunity at community college- the professor who handled all the networking classes was fired for watching porn on his computer during class, not realizing it was feeding to the projector. :lol:
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