I have not taken a test since July 2007 when I sat for my BSCI. That was at Networkers and the admission process was fairly simple. But now I'm reading up on Cisco/VUE's new process of collecting a digital signiture and photo. I in the FAQ that they have "policies" in place to protect my identity. I'm sorry, that's not good enough. Anyone can violate a policy and grab that information. When it was just test scores I could have cared less. Now, if it has photos (whereby ID's such as licenses can be faked) or signitures, finger prints, and/or social security, I'm done with the testing process.
I'm sorry some people cheat. But I will not be violated or subject my personal identity to theft, with all that entails, just so that Cisco doesn't have to spend the money to locate and prosecute the perpetrators.
I've had enough of this "punish everyone" mentatility that American Businesses in particular have turned to because it's easier than dealing with the real problem.
If there is anyone from Cisco monitoring this forum who can prove to me how, for 100% certain, my identity could NEVER be stolen or compromised by this admissions process, pray tell, come forth.
Otherwise, I'm finished with the certification process.