By Will Hadfield
22 November 2006
People looking for a career in information security are being offered a
guide by the International Information Systems Security Certification
Consortium (ISC)2, which certifies information security professionals.
The European version of (ISC)2s guide contains job descriptions, likely
salaries, advice from people working in information security and
listings of professionally recognised information security courses.
More than 1.5 million people work in information security worldwide. The
(ISC)2 expects that number to reach more than 2 million by 2010, an
annual growth rate of 7.8%.
The guide will give students, as well as hiring managers, direction on
educational offerings and help them understand the role of professional
credentials in the job market, said Peter Berlich, one of the trade
bodys board of directors.
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