How relevant are security certifications?

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As its executive director, W. Hord Tipton may run the show at non-profit (ISC)2, which manages the security industry’s flagship certification – the CISSP – but he knows no credential can serve as a silver bullet.

“I once had a CIO at a major [federal government] department ask me how many CISSPs does he need to have to guarantee perfect security,” recalls Tipton, 68, the former CIO of the US Department of Interior.

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