Demand for IT security pros growing fast

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  1. gerardwil

    gerardwil Registered Member

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    Based on primary and secondary research, analyst firm IDC estimates the number of information security professionals worldwide to be 1.3 million, a 14.5 per cent increase over 2003.

    The whole story:

    http://www.vnunet.com/news/1159247
     
  2. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    What does a person have to do, know, have to be called a information security specialisto_O

    There seems to be some confusion in the places I looked!!

    Seriously, who decides and what does it entail?
     
  3. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    You should know networking using different operating systems.
    Add a pretty good knowledge of computers in general.
    Troubleshooting problems.
    Computer science helps.
    Programming skills don't hurt.
    Get certification.

    http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/default.asp
     
  4. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    So how come my ISP's staff doesn't know all that? Just asking!! Don't shoot the Messenger!:D
     
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