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10/15/2019
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Joan Goodchild
Joan Goodchild
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14 Hot Cybersecurity Certifications Right Now

In an industry where certifications can make or break a job candidacy, which ones have security pros been going after in 2019?

Cyber Secure Coder (CSC)

Issuer: CertNexus

Why it’s hot: As secure coding at the development level becomes the rallying cry — it was a huge focus at Black Hat this summer — Cyber Secure Coder (CSC) is having a bit of a renaissance, according to CertNexus.

"More organizations realize that agile and scrum iterative development approaches have prioritized speed to market with fewer development professionals well-versed in the approaches to develop code securely," according to CertNexus spokesperson Jeff Felice.

Joan Goodchild is a veteran journalist, editor, and writer who has been covering security for more than a decade. She has written for several publications and previously served as editor-in-chief for CSO Online.
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10/16/2019 | 8:50:48 AM
Pentesting Specific Certs
Here's a great video review of certs specifically geared towards penetration testing from an experienced reviewer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSXhF0C0QlI&feature=youtu.be
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