Cloud Security Certifications: How Important are They?

More and more certifications are being created around cloud security. Expert Sean Martin looks at some of the more prominent certifications and examines their value. If you are a CSO working for a company that leverages cloud technologies to run its business, what should you look for in a candidate to add to your staff? Should they be certified in cloud technologies, security, cloud security or some combination therein? What about certification for a management role versus certification for a hands-on architecture/technical implementation role?

A carefully selected collection of certifications can drive up the professional value of their respective holder. So what are some of the other top certifications for cloud security?

This article on SearchCloudSecurity looks at the different types of certifications that are available, as well as the pros and cons.