It is a fact that several certification organizations are only open to law enforcement organizations. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of not making the training open to public.
There are several certification organizations that are open only to law enforcement organizations only. Some of them also include Fortune 500 Companies and major Corporations but do offer their services to general public as such. There are many pros and cons of such an approach.
First taking a look at some of the companies that are open only to law enforcement agencies, some of the certification organizations include NTI (which also offers services to Fortune 500 companies), IACIS (International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists). If we consider the case of IACIS, it offers a range of certifications including Certified Electronic Evidence Collection Specialist (CEECS) and the Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) certifications, which are not open to general public. Active duty law enforcement ...
This deals with the issue of whether all certification organizations regarding security should be open to general public or not.