The cybersecurity skills gap means companies are scrambling to fill security positions, and that presents an opportunity for you to find security work – even without direct experience. Faced with a critical shortage of qualified candidates, organizations are increasingly taking chances on nontraditional applicants and training them for security roles.
One way to bridge a cybersecurity experience gap and get started? Make the case for your transferable skills.
Success in security requires a mix of technical and soft skills. These can potentially come from ANY previous job. Analytical skills, enthusiasm for exploring technical questions and issues, and diagnostic experience will all serve you well in the security field. Business acumen and a background in project management also prove valuable in showing why you can handle a security role.
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