Earning CPE credits in a down economy for you Information Security certifications.
As we enter 2011 the financial talking heads say that our economy is recovering. While this can be debated as vigorously as Vi vs. Emacs you sit in your office with the knowledge that your company’s training budget is still next to nothing. Trips to information security conferences in Las Vegas, Miami, and Orlando are all out of the question. With all of the information security certifications that you have obtained to keep competitive in this tough economy you are required to earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Below I will list some simple steps you can take to still keep current on the latest security trends while earning those valuable CPE credits to maintain your certification(s).