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To the twenty percent

More and more undergraduates are being enrolled in IT-related programs but only a small amount of students choose to build a career as a cybersecurity expert. The reason for not choosing cyber security among students is that it requires lots of study in highly technical programs in pursuit of some very advanced certifications. As not everyone is up for the challenge, only an estimated 20% of students choose cybersecurity as their professional career.

FAQ's

What are the certification requirements to be a successful cybersecurity field expert?

The certifications of cybersecurity required for different positions are the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), CompTIA Security+, Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSF), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI), and the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security.

What is a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)?

Certified Ethical Hacker is a qualification obtained by demonstrating knowledge of how to analyze the security of various computer systems by hacking them to expose weaknesses and vulnerabilities in those systems. By exposing weaknesses, companies can react and strengthen their cyber defenses.

Which certifications are best for cybersecurity?

The CompTIA Security+ is an essential certification for a student who is willing to become a full expert cybersecurity field professional. Another top certification is the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP). This certification allows a cyber-security field professional to act as a cyber-networking expert.