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are there any online certfications that hold weight in the job world
money is not a issue right now. (student grant)
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.
They are watching you
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.
GCIH | CCNA:Sec | Net+/Sec+/A+ | CCSK
Goals in progress: MSc in Computer Science (specializing in Cyber Ops) , CISSP
ACE both Palo Alto and AccessData along with other free ones from AD (AME, etc).
SIP School is useful; Rackspace Cloud; Veeam
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VMware's VCA may hold some weight. The test is online & done from your home.
I weighed my certs and all are equally light.
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.