- The 40+ GIAC Certifications you have always known will now be referred to as GIAC Practitioner Certifications. Spanning the breadth of Infosec, the certifications prove your foundational skills are solid in a certain area.
- Applied Knowledge Certifications are designed to challenge the most seasoned professionals going beyond foundational skills to rigorously assess hands-on skills and real-world experience. Candidates must solve real-world challenges in a 100% virtual machine environment.
GIAC Portfolio Certifications
Portfolio Certifications are built on the foundation of Practitioner and Applied Knowledge stackable certifications.
Candidates can choose from a wide range of certifications to create a unique portfolio of credentials that demonstrate their expertise in a specific field or across multiple focus areas. Those who build portfolios to become GIAC Security Professionals (GSPs) may choose to advance to the highest level of GIAC certification, the GIAC Security Expert (GSE).