This tag refers to the thorny topic of certifying software testers, rather than public key certificates.

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Do ISTQB/ISEB Testing Certificates prove that someone can test?

I have passed the foundation level exam, and to be honest, I'm pretty sure that anyone could pass that exam with a couple of days of studying. My question is are these certificates really of value to ...
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Preparing for ISEB

I recently asked this question on a less active exchange and as a result didn't get the range of opinions I was after so am repeating it here. I've been working as a tester for the last 6 months (in ...
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How close is functional testing related to security testing?

I am working as a functional software tester now.I want to make a head start in the field of security testing such as security testing of web applications etc.I know this is a subjective question,but ...
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How does ITIL training benefit my software testing career

I have just been offered an opportunity to do ITIL certification. How will this benefit my career as a QA Tester? I have read about the course but I still dont get how important it will be for me.
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What options are available in the career path of a tester?

I am an ISTQB Foundation Certified Tester and am looking at attaining either the Certified Agile Tester (CAT) certification or the ISTQB Intermediate Certificate to add to my skills and experience to ...
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Changing course from Pre-Med to SQA engineering…what should I do?

I'm in my second semester as junior in college, and until recently, I've been on the pre-med track. Long story short, I realized that I wasn't planning on going to medical school because of my ...
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How to test a new Wildcard SSL Certificate?

What are possible sources of problems when a new certificate is installed. 1) Different browsers accessing the site [ff/chrome/mobile iphone/ mobile android/etc] 2) I dont think this matters but ...
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How do I reconfirm my software for ISO 9001 certification?

Our company is being asked to show that on a regular basis we reconfirm the ability of our software to perform certain tasks. The section in question from the ISO 9001 standard is as follows: 7.6 ...
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Which Certifications is more demanding for QA, and Software Testing professionals? [duplicate]

Which Certification Is demanding for Senior SQA Engineers? ISTQB CSTE CSTP CTM I am planning for QA certification but don't know which one is best.Please suggest me..