MCP/MCTS: Vista Config.
Work in progress: CEH
Currently Reading: Hacking-The Art Of Exploitation.
Recommended book: Counter Hack Reloaded.
General discussion on certifications not mentioned in sub-boards of the main categories below.
iSmith wrote:security + is a good move. you should check out this link for whatever ebooks you need.
shawal wrote:I would say concentrate on your University Bacholres studies, and choose your subjects wisely. that is either choose a subject to strengthen a techical weakness, or to explore in depth more an area you enjoy and you have a slight exposure to it. one problem is that some of the universities and some of the textbook do not catch up with the latest trends, techniques, and technologies. this can be influenced by you in the course assigmnets, and subject research during studies. if you insist and you still want to do certifications, as advised before a general security certification such as secuirty+, or similar should be useful. if you have the cash which i doubt, or your training is sponosered you can opt for the SANS masters program where you do a number of security certifications and technical reports to gain an accredidted master degree in information security http://www.sans.edu, it is still possible doing it as a volunteer, check SANS sites for how, however unlike other certifications you will not be finishing it in less than a year time
cleanwithit0607 wrote:Thanks for the insight. One cool thing about my Technical School, they allow you to come back and sit in a class for FREE!
iSmith wrote:Wicked! are you sure you're 19 to have all those stuff?.
anyway a good site for self-study is http://www.network-ebooks.com
sounds like you're getting all the breaks!
Make the most of the opportunity and good luck in your new role.
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