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  • #52529

    How To Start a Career In Cybersecurity?


  • #52531

    Cybersecurity is a standout amongst the most powerful and energizing fields in tech, consolidating forefront Information Technology with wrongdoing battling. It’s additionally an industry in genuine need of qualified experts.

    Finding the correct decision of the program from four accessible decisions is the first means to start your career in cybersecurity.

    1) Bachelor’s
    2) Master’s
    3) Certificate
    4) Online

    Here is a certification path for general cybersecurity professionals:

    Entry-Level: –

    1) ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
    2) GIAC Information Security Fundamentals Certification (GISF)
    3) CompTIA’s Security+ is an ideal starting point for your cyber security certification path.

    Intermediate-Level: –

    If you have already landed in an entry-level position such as in Security operation center then you can go for these certifications.

    1) Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    2) GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
    3) ISC2 Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
    4) GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP)
    5) CWNP Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP)

    Advance-Level: –

    1) Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    2) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
    3) CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

    This is a great time to start a career in Information security

    (i) Get information security certifications.
    (ii) Go to information security conferences to build Your InfoSec Network

    Skills required for Job and career in Cyber Security

    1. Communication Skills
    2. Programming Skills
    3. Risk Analysis and Management
    4. Understanding Network Protocols
    5. Learning Security Principles


  • #52634

    List some Important skills required to have a bright career in Cyber Security.


  • #52643

    – The risk is the driving power behind all security operations. So risk management is the must-have thing.
    – Another one is log analysis. So that the most useful information about an event can soon and quickly be revealed.
    – Disaster Recovery is an important thing. If any unwanted situation has occurred then shifting essential systems to alternate sites or restoring data from backups quickly and completely(is a must thing).


  • #53362

    What are the career options in cyber security?


  • #53363

    Here are a few recognizable career options:
    1) Web App Security Tester
    2) Network Security
    3) Compliance and Auditing
    4) Cryptographer
    5) Software Security Expert
    6) Vulnerability Researcher
    and the best job is you can work for the government and help the nation in securing our websites.
    – Another thing you can do is a Ph.D. in cybersecurity, teaching the students and have a contributing hand in the purpose of making a secure cyber world.


  • #53698

    What Programming Languages are Best or Necessary for Cyber Security Career?


  • #53699

    Hello there,
    The necessary one is Linux Shell.
    I know it’s not a programming language but to learn how to keep things secure or to crawl around a system the basic understanding of Linux Shell is needed.
    The other one is C/C++. It’s an open tool and generally, basics of programming start with c/c++. Having knowledge of c/c++ will really help you to know other language’s basics as well as deep further.
    And the others are Python, Perl, JS.


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