This week we explored all things cybersecurity, from career specialties to certification pathways to a day in the life of a cybersecurity analyst. If you’re looking to learn more about what the field entails and what kind of roles you can fill with a cybersecurity certification, this is worth checking out.
CBT Nuggets trainer Keith Barker recently released the latest module in his CompTIA CySA+ course, covering the security architecture and tool sets portion of the exam and teaches you about common frameworks, security issues related to authentication, and best practices during software development.
If you work with Amazon Web Services, you need to be aware of the wide range of security services within the platform. Anthony Sequeira’s latest training gets you up to speed on those services and how to successfully leverage them.
If there’s one type of certification that’s hot right now in IT, it’s likely related to cybersecurity. There are plenty of reasons you should be learning about cybersecurity and pursuing a path toward security wizardry. Find out our take on why cybersecurity is going to be all the rage this year.
We are pretty sure there’s more to being a cybersecurity analyst than “zoom and enhance.” So what does the day-to-day of a CSA look like, and what are the best, and worst parts of the job? We spoke to a real CSA to get a sense of the thrills and banalities of cybersecurity work.
CompTIA’s new CySA+ certification fills a gap in the security exam landscape. What skills and experience are necessary to ace this exam? Walk through the essentials of this new cert, including exam topics, structure, best cert-prep practices, and real-world applications of the CySA+.
When it comes to keeping data and systems safe, don’t let Hollywood fool you, it’s nearly impossible to be a Jack (Bauer) of-all-trades. Cybersecurity at the highest levels requires specialization. We’ve outlined the differences between InfoSec, ITSec, and CyberSec and the various roles associated with each specialty, along with suggested certification and experience pathways.
Information security analysts make up the fastest growing overall job category. The field is expected to grow 37 percent by 2022. So it should be easy to land your first job, right? With the right skill set, certifications, and resume there’s a good chance you can jump into a starting position right away.