Kick Off Cybersecurity Month With These Free Tutorials and Guides

CompTIA has a wealth of free resources to help you start learning and kick off your cybersecurity career.

2022 Cyber ResourcesAccording to CyberSeek, there are many opportunities for workers to start and advance their careers within cybersecurity. With over 1.1 million employed in the cybersecurity workforce, there is still room to grow. Over the course of your career you will gain the skills and knowledge to become a cybersecurity pro. And if you’re just starting out, you may be in the right place.

Lucky for you, CompTIA has a wealth of free resources to help you start learning. We have gathered a collection of our favorite articles to help you build your cybersecurity skills. From inspiring success stories to finding your unique skill set, we hope you discover new things and refresh your cybersecurity knowledge. Check out the resources below and read at your own (cyber) risk.

Jobs in Cybersecurity

Luckily, when it comes to a career in cybersecurity, there are numerous opportunities. There are even opportunities to transition from a non-related tech role. Click through the list below to learn more.

Your Next Move: Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst

Your Next Move: Vulnerability Analyst

Your Next Move: Systems Administrator

Your Next Move: Security Administrator

How To Transition From Software Development to Cybersecurity

How to Advance From IT Support to Cybersecurity

How To Transition From Computer Networking to Cybersecurity

How To Transition From Finance to Cybersecurity

IT Pro Success Stories

Get inspired by reading these IT pro success stories. Maybe it will inspire you to write your own one day. Click through to learn more.

From New U.S. Arrival to Top Cybersecurity Talent in Six Years With IT Certifications

The Wisdom of Building Your IT Career Around Certifications

CompTIA Certifications: The Antidote to Imposter Syndrome

Follow Your Passion: Career Changer Plots a Path From IT Support to Cybersecurity

From Food Service to IT: 4 Tips to Get Into IT Fast Without a Degree

How a Systems Administrator Role Preps You for a Cybersecurity Career

Overcoming the Experience/Employment Catch-22 With CompTIA

How I Transitioned Into Cybersecurity From the Insurance Industry

Look at Me Now! Veteran to Cybersecurity Specialist

Information Security Analyst Explains Why it’s Never Too Late to Get Started in IT

Skills for Cybersecurity Pros

Cybersecurity professionals have lots of tricks up their sleeves. Depending on where you are or where you want to be in your cybersecurity career, there are always more skills to learn. Click through to learn more.

What Is a DDoS Attack and How Does it Work?

How Real Cybersecurity Pros Keep Their Cybersecurity Skills Sharp

What Is Network Segmentation and Why it Matters

Security Awareness Training Videos

Top 50 Cybersecurity Statistics, Figures and Facts

Cybersecurity and Data Analytics: Double Dipping on Two Hot Trends

What Is Cybersecurity?

Think Like a Hacker: 3 Cybersecurity Models Used to Investigate Intrusions

What Is Wireshark and How Is it Used?

Why Is Cybersecurity Important?

Cybersecurity Training

In any tech role, training is the ultimate key to success in your career. Get started training for your certifications to kickstart your cybersecurity career. Click through to learn more.

How To Study for CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

How to Study for CompTIA PenTest+

My CompTIA Security+ Journey: How I Passed My IT Certification Exam

Training for Advanced Cybersecurity Professionals: How to Study for the New CASP+

+ Means Cybersecurity Careers

Do you need to improve your cybersecurity skills? At CompTIA + means IT careers. CompTIA certifications are well known for providing you with the credentials you need to show future employers you have the skills to protect their organization.

Here are 5 ways that + means IT careers:

1. Choose a Certification

Not sure which certification is right for you? CompTIA offers cybersecurity certifications for every level of expertise. Our cybersecurity pathway can help you pick a certification based on your experience and career goals.

2. Study for Your CompTIA Certification Exam

CompTIA has multiple options to help you study for your CompTIA certification exam. Whether it’s eLearning or study guides, we have what you need to prepare. Read more about how to study for CompTIA Security+CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+), CompTIA PenTest+ and CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+).

3. Save Money on CompTIA Certifications

Getting a CompTIA IT certification is an investment in your career but getting a discount can help. There are a number of ways you can get a discount on your CompTIA purchases.

4. Take Your CompTIA Certification Exam

Scheduling your exam is the easy part. CompTIA offers online testing 24/7, so you can either go to a testing center or take it from nearly anywhere with an internet connection.

5. Land Your Next IT Job

Once you earn your certification, visit the Your Next Move articles and IT Career Roadmap to find the perfect cybersecurity IT job role for you—research job roles on networking sites like LinkedIn to understand what companies seek. Keep your credentials updated and showcase your skills to grow within the tech industry.

We hope these resources will further enhance your career profile. Keeping up your cybersecurity skills is very important. It’s essential that you are aware of the latest threats to stay ahead of cybercriminals all around us.

Learn what you need to get started in cybersecurity with the CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway. Find out more.

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