Forwarded from: Brooks J Isoldi <bjisoldiat_private> I agree, its nice to see todays youth doing something constructive with themselves and going to great lengths as well, as Merchant has done. I find it unfortunate that a news article has to be written on the person before people open their eyes. Brooks Isoldi The Intelligence Network http://www.intellnet.org 877-581-3724 [Voicemail/Fax] "When in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for one People to dissolve the Political Bands which have connected them with another..." -Declaration of Independence (1776) On Thu, 27 Dec 2001, InfoSec News wrote: > http://www.geek.com/news/geeknews/2001dec/gee20011226009461.htm > > Dec 26 2001 > submitted by Ron Kassen > > South Bombay, India resident Namit Merchant, a young man of just 17 > years, created quite the stir when he presented his high school ID > card to the proctor of the CISSP ("Certified Information Systems > Security Professional") exam, a 6 hour, 250 question affair. Although > there are no minimum age requirements for exam candidates, security > professionals who sit for the exam are required to have at least three > years of computer security experience. > > Not to worry, though. Merchant is the son of a software engineer and > landed his first job at 13, working for Bombay-based Compuware. His > responsibilities were implementing security controls into payroll and > accounting software. He later went on to work for several more Indian > technology companies, and is currently employed with consulting firm > Network Intelligence India. - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Fri Dec 28 2001 - 06:02:42 PST