Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)

The Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) program is a leading provider and developer of Cyber Security Certifications.  A certification is proof an individual meets a minimum standard. The mission of GIAC is to provide assurance to employers their people and prospective hires can actually do the job. To accomplish this mission, GIAC goes beyond theory & terminology to test the pragmatics of Audit, Security, Operations, Forensics, Penetration Testing, Management & Software Security.
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GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
GSEC holders have demonstrated their ability to apply essential information security skills, techniques and theories beyond simple terminology and concepts. Professionals holding the GSEC are qualified for hands-on responsibilities within IT system security
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GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
GPEN holders have demonstrated their ability to execute penetration-testing methodologies and properly conduct a penetration test, as well as best practice technical and non-technical techniques specific to conduct a penetration test. Professionals holding
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GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
GCIH holders have demonstrated their ability to manage security incidents by understanding common attack techniques, vectors and tools as well as defending against and/or responding to such attacks when they occur. The GCIH certification focuses on methods