are there any online certfications that hold weight in the job world

mongoose5697mongoose5697 Posts: 15Banned ■□□□□□□□□□
money is not a issue right now. (student grant)

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  • BlackBeretBlackBeret Posts: 684Member ■■■■■□□□□□
    If money is no issue, GIAC Certifications hold weight, you still have to go to a testing center, but the SANS course for the certification can be taken on-demand, 100% online.
  • NetworkNewbNetworkNewb They are watching you Posts: 3,197Member ■■■■■■■■■□
    You can take the Wireshark Certification exam, WCNA, online at your own house. Might not hold a ton of weight... but is good knowledge to have.

    I believe you can take the Microsoft MTA exams online at your own house as well, but you need to setup a camera and download software that monitors your computer while you do the exam I believe.
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  • fuz1onfuz1on Posts: 961Member
    ACE both Palo Alto and AccessData along with other free ones from AD (AME, etc).

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  • ChinookChinook Posts: 206Member
    VMware's VCA may hold some weight. The test is online & done from your home.
  • Mike7Mike7 Posts: 1,061Member ■■■■□□□□□□
    I weighed my certs and all are equally light. icon_sad.gif

    Able to share your work experience, educational background and interest? For example, if you are interested in pen testing and have been hacking since your first computer, OSCP is a good choice.
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