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IT/Cyber Certification Options

Education & Training

What IT/Cyber certifications do you recommend? Vendor-Neutral or Vendor-Specific Certifications?

I'm often asked these two questions by job seekers.

My answers to them are simple...

First, there's a plethora of programs that offer free training with certification vouchers, take advantage of them! However, make sure that the certifications align with a desired career pathway.

The career pathway tool offers great insights on what's recommended for the various roles. Use it!
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Second, I always recommend aiming for both types of certs but favor technology-focused certifications, just like many of our FortiVet Program employer partners.

Listen, find out which vendors have the most deployed network security solutions and get certified on their technologies #ASAP! I can almost guarantee you, wherever you apply they are going to be using one of their products. A "W" for you!

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