According 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.
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.
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.
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.
+ 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
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.