Tips to Get Certified in Cybersecurity in 30 Days

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Cybersecurity is a constantly expanding field. At the same time, there simply aren’t enough qualified people to fill the available jobs out there. Research shows the world needs an influx of 4 million more cybersecurity professionals to meet demand.

Now’s the perfect time to pursue a career in cybersecurity. Whether you’re just starting out in your professional career or looking to do something new, here are four reasons to enter this exciting and rewarding field.

  1. Work where life lands you with near limitless job opportunities. Whether you feel the itch to travel and experience different cultures or want to stick closer to home, cybersecurity will take you there.
  2. Choose any industry that intrigues you. Every sector, public and private, needs skilled cybersecurity professionals to protect their networks, data and online transactions.
  3. Work in the area of cybersecurity that interests you most. There are many different career pathways. This dynamic, rapidly evolving field offers the opportunity to model your career to match your interests.
  4. Find job security in a field that’s future-proof. Cybersecurity is forecast to see continued job growth. And with technological advances showing no sign of slowing, the need for cyber professionals will continue into the foreseeable future.

Entry-Level Certification Opens Doors

How can you get started in the field? Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) — the entry-level certification from ISC2, the world’s leading cybersecurity professional organization known for the CISSP® — gives you the knowledge and skills you need for your first role.

When you pass the CC exam, you’ll gain:

  • Respect – Validate your knowledge and build credibility.
  • Job offers and advancement – Advance your career with the solid foundation of cybersecurity knowledge employers are looking for, from an association they trust.
  • Growth and learning – Develop new skills you can apply in your day-to-day work.

Challenge yourself to complete the free CC training and pass the free exam in 30 days. Read the blog series for valuable resources and tried-and-tested tips and tricks to help you reach your goals.

Read the first article in ISC2’s blog series on getting Certified in Cybersecurity for five steps to move your goals forward.

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