Careers In Cybersecurity

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Getting started in cybersecurity can be tough, and the number of careers seems endless. This course will get you hands-on with six of the most common cybersecurity roles, including penetration tester, digital forensics, cloud security, governance, security analyst, and security engineer. Decide which career is right for you today!

Time
1 hour 32 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
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This Course is part of a Career Path: IT Foundations
Course Content
What to expect!
2m

2.2Log Review

10m

3.2Software Vetting

10m

4.2Cyber Risk Analysis

10m

5.2AWS S3

10m

6.2Registry Analysis

10m

7.2Password Cracking

10m
Course Description

Breaking into cybersecurity can be challenging at the best of times. The industry has so many different roles and disciplines. Don’t let that keep you from getting started. This course will get you up close to six major fields in cybersecurity: Penetration Testing; Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR); Cloud Security Engineering; Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC); Security Engineering; and Security Analyst. You’ll hear from subject matter experts in each of these fields discussing what a day in the life is like for each of them. Discover what led them to these careers and what still excites them today.

In addition, you’ll have the chance to get hands-on with activities each of these roles is likely to perform regularly. Ever wanted to crack a password? No problem, dive into the Penetration Tester lab. Ever wanted to evaluate whether a software solution is truly secure? We’ve got you covered in the Security Engineer lab. At the end of this course, you’ll have a great idea of what field in cybersecurity you could make your goal.

Instructed By
Matthew Mullins

Matthew Mullins

Technical Manager, Red Team

Instructor
Marc Balingit

Marc Balingit

Security Researcher - Incident Response

Instructor
Tony Vinson

Tony Vinson

Cloud Security Architect

Instructor
Danielle Pompa

Danielle Pompa

Infrastructure Vulnerability Remediation Engineer

Instructor
Owen Dubiel

Owen Dubiel

Security Engineer

Instructor
Chris Daywalt

Chris Daywalt

Security Freelancer

Instructor
Provider
Cybrary
Course Components
On Demand Videos to learn from industry leaders
Certificate of Completion
Certificate Of Completion

Complete this entire course to earn a Careers In Cybersecurity Certificate of Completion

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