After two long weeks of study, I passed the Security+ exam! This is huge for me as this should demonstrate to employers that I’m serious about entering the field and I at least have a basic understanding of what all is involved. There is so much to learn still, however, and my next exam will be Network+. I believe these two certifications will be great for entering penetration testing and for understanding the broader concerns of information security, but I will look more into specialization once I have entered the field.