Cisco Cyber Ops Scholarship

aristide

Senior Villager
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Has anyone ever landed the cisco cyber ops scholarship (https://mkto.cisco.com/security-scholarship) ? Is the certification worthwhile and marketable? TIA
Earning the scholarship is easy if you have basic knowledge of networking and information security. I believe I passed the entrance exam with the mother of all hangovers and from my experience its a basic entry level course suited for graduates and junior network engineers.

Cisco certificates are recognised globally and it is a good thing to have on your cv. On the other hand every IT person in Nairobi has a CCNA so papers and actual ability do differ.

If you can get the scholarship then go for it but I wouldn't advise anyone to spend actual money on this certificate.
 

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