IT security pushes for professional status

Tuesday, 8 February 2005, 10:59 AM EST

What has been an ad hoc career with no universally accepted qualifications or standard career paths is on the verge of becoming an established profession, said Peter Berlich, board member of (ISC)2.

The growth of compliance regulations, the need to integrate business networks securely and the emergence of security as a business driver rather than a cost centre are driving demands to give security professionals the same status as engineers and accountants.

By Bill Goodwin at ComputerWeekly.

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