The IT security industry looks at experience, certifications, and a degree in that order for hiring. Certifications not only get your name out there behind a brand but it shows real-world application of industry skills. I would like to take a look at what certifications are available for all levels, what applies to college students, and the need-to-know information for these certifications.
- IT Security
- Industry Certified
About Jack Shultz
Jack Shultz is a cyber security engineer for American Transmission Company. The majority of his time is spent on incident response, endpoint security, SIEM and firewall management. He is an Air Force veteran, having served overseas participating in Department of Defense Cyber Operations. He is also the energy sector section chief for Wisconsin InfraGard and a member of the Wisconsin Energy Sector Response Team. Shultz currently has 10 industry known certifications and is a full-time student at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.