Information and resources to help you get a security certification
IT Security Jobs - Tips to Help You Land an IT Security Job
5 tips to help you get your foot in the door in the IT Security field.
SSCP Prep Guide
If you are preparing to get SSCP certified the SSCP Prep Guide can help you make sure you're ready to pass the examination.
Mike Meyers' Certification Passport- Security+
I used Mike Meyers' books to cram for my A+ exam years ago and have liked them ever since. If you are preparing to take the Security+ certification exam you should check this book out.
How to Become a Cyber-Investigator
Dori Reuscher, About.com Guide for Computer Certifications, takes a look at certifications aimed at helping you be a computer forensics expert.
CASP Certification From CompTIA
Interested in the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification? Learn more about it in our article on the CASP.
Information from ISACA on the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification
Security Certification Essentials
A brief rundown of the security certifications available and their associated costs from the About.com Guide for Computer Certifications, Dori Reuscher.
Top Security Certification Prep Books
There is no replacement for hands-on experience, but when you're ready to take an exam to become certified in information security these books can help you to cram and prepare for the types of questions you will see on the test.
TICSA Training Guide
One of the best exam prep books in print. A must buy for anyone cramming for the TICSA exam and an excellent resource for any information security professional.
Security+ Prep Guide
If you are preparing to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam, this is one of the best books available to help you.
Security+ Certification for Dummies
A review of Security+ Certification for Dummies by Lawrence Miller and Peter Gregory. This is a good book for someone who is preparing to take the exam.
Details and information from ISACA on the Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM) certification.
ISC2 (Internation Information Security Systems Certification Consortium, Inc.) is an organization devoted to Information Security. ISC2 has 2 certifications- SSCP and CISSP
SANS maintains and awards a series of specialized certifications as part of the Global Information Asurance Certifications (GIAC). GIAC certificates are vendor neutral and respected in the industry.
CompTIA has vendor-neutral certifications in variety of technology speacializations. The Security+ certification applies to computer and information security.
CIW Security Analyst
CIW offers a range of technology certifications. The Security Analyst certification builds on network administration knowledge to demonstrate proficiency in network security.
Brainbench is a great tool for anyone studying for a certification exam. Brainbench has many practice tests and study guides. More importantly it has forums for users to help each other as a community.