Thinking about a Career in Cloud Security? Follow this Path

As more critical data and assets move to the cloud, they’ve become prime targets for cybercriminals. Organizations worldwide need cloud security professionals who understand the evolving complexities to identify and mitigate security risks. Complicating matters, most are operating under a multicloud strategy that uses two or more cloud service providers.

Are you ready to take your career higher into the cloud? ISC2, creator of the leading advanced cybersecurity certification, the CISSP®, recommends these specific steps.

  1. Become an ISC2 Candidate. Begin your journey by joining ISC2, the world’s leading cybersecurity professional organization, more than 500,000 members, associates and candidates strong. As part of their One Million Certified in Cybersecurity pledge to help close the workforce gap, you’ll be able to access free Official ISC2 Online Self-Paced Training for Certified in Cybersecurity entry-level certification and a free exam. Candidates can also tap a full range of benefits, including 20% off online training and up to 50% off textbooks. Sign up now to get your first year free.
  2. Start your journey toward CCSP certification. Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification demonstrates that you have the advanced vendor-neutral knowledge and technical skills to design, manage and secure data, applications and infrastructure in any cloud environment. It positions you as an authority in cloud security, highly proficient in staying on top of the latest technologies, developments and threats, and a strong fit for multicloud.

To qualify for the CCSP, candidates must pass the exam and have at least five years of cumulative, paid work or paid/unpaid internship experience in information technology, of which three years must be in information security and one year in one or more of the six domains of the ISC2 CCSP exam outline.

If you don’t yet have the required experience to become a CCSP, you can become an Associate of ISC2 after successfully passing the exam. You will then have six years to earn the experience needed for certification.

  1. Keep learning.

Cloud security never stands still. It’s a constantly evolving field that requires continuing education to stay in front of cyberthreats and on top of trends. Professionals can choose from a variety of flexible learning options including ISC2 Certificates and ISC2 Skill-Builders.

ISC2 Certificates turn a laser focus on specific subject matters. And with courseware created on the hottest topics by cybersecurity’s most respected certifying body, you’re assured the most current and relevant content. Choose from online instructor-led or self-paced education with content created by industry experts:

Online Instructor-Led*
• Prerecorded lessons led by an ISC2 Authorized Instructor
• Instruction that complements self-paced content
• Digital badges upon passing certificate assessments

Online Self-Paced
• Online learning at your own pace
• Videos available for download on demand
• Digital badges upon passing certificate assessments 

*Online instructor-led only available for select certificates.

ISC2 Cloud Security Certificates focus on vendor-neutral cloud security principles and practices to help you stand out in the field. Online on-demand certificates include:

  • Cloud Basics
  • Moving to the Cloud
  • Working in the Cloud

ISC2 Security Engineering Certificates demonstrate your knowledge of designing protocols and mechanisms to protect critical data and assets against cyberthreats. Online on-demand certificates include:

  • System Security Engineering Planning and Design
  • System Security Engineering Foundations
  • System Security Engineering Operations

ISC2 Cloud Security Skill-Builders will help you learn valuable skills as you pursue a career in cloud security. Grow what you know with short-format learning designed to fit your busy schedule.

A career in cloud security provides the opportunity to make a significant impact on the world. Qualified professionals are indispensable to organizations, safeguarding their information and systems. See yourself in cloud security and get started today. Learn More

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