Investing a Year in Ethical Hacking

Why the CEH is worth it and why it will take a full year to earn it.

Nobody sets out to get a “paper” certification.  But that’s what can happen if a certification is the main focus for achievement.  We all know of “paper MCSEs” who memorized enough terms to pass the exam but couldn’t actually do anything.

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I have decided to earn the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification for a number of reasons (more on that below) but I want to do it right.  I don’t want a “paper” certification.

The CEH has value but, like most other exams, it can be cheated.  I want to earn it and really be able to do it!

In this post, I’ll share why I think the CEH is worth pursuing and why it will take a whole year to earn it.

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