Whether you’re an experienced IT professional or just starting out in the field, it’s always a good idea to stay current and up-to-date with the latest cyber security trends, tools and threats. Fortunately, the Internet is full of incredible cyber security resources that keep you ahead of the curve (and the competition).
The lack of qualified talent is unfortunate for those organizations vulnerable to cyber-attacks, but at the same time provides a tremendous opportunity for those who want to start a new, career. And just how does one enter the cyber security field without experience?
Do you know where your cybersecurity career is headed? According to a report by the Enterprise Research Group and the Information Systems Security Association, most professionals do not have a clearly defined career path or plans to take their careers to the next level.
Not sure where to go in cybersecurity? Depending on your interests, passions and abilities, you can go into the line of work that’s best suited for you. Check out this cybersecurity career chart we put together to help you decide which area to focus on.
Certifications are used in almost every industry to demonstrate one’s commitment to professionalism and excellence in his or her role, but they can be even more important in the world of cybersecurity. But with so many cybersecurity certifications to choose from, how do you know where to start?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the job market for information security analysts, including cyber security professionals, to grow 28 percent through 2026 (more than double the projected growth for all computer occupations) with 28,500 jobs being added. Here are our top five states for those looking to move up or join the field of cybersecurity.