Credentialed security specialists continue to enjoy higher wages than some of their IT brethren, according to the latest “Hot Technical Skills and Certifications Pay Index” released this week by IT research consultancy Foote Partners LLC, of New Canaan, Conn. The bonuses reflect a trend among employers to reward workers with specialized skills and to keep them from jumping ship.
While this is good news for the profession, I have to ask, “Where the beef?”. I have been a CISSP for one full year now and my management is still not convinced that a CISSP is worth it.
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