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Old 8 January 2018, 16:53
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I would second this for others (like myself) who are very, very new to this stuff. I have no illusions about practical applications of this certification, but studying for/passing the test was a great learning experience for me.
To add, while you may not have gained practical experience, I know you can explain to me the difference between symmetric and asymmetric key cryptography, and network protocols that may be insecure. This is a solid start that will help on your journey. Even if you end up in a non-cyber related IT role, you now have a credential that shows you have an understanding of security.
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