Angel Sayani was able to achieve 13 advanced and expert-level industry certifications by leveraging Cybrary’s extensive library of certification prep courses, enabling her to successfully launch her own business, IntellChromatics Inc!
Can you tell us what you do?
I am the Founder of IntellChromatics Inc. I manage information security operations, oversee the making of enterprise-driven, application-AI and IT robotics solutions in my company and I strive to perform this leadership role efficiently.
Can you describe your technical background?
I hold 13 advanced and expert-level industry certifications: Associate of (ISC)², Cloud Security Alliance’s CCSK, CompTIA’s Network+, CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+), CySA+, Cloud+, PenTest+, Security+, Server+, Cloud Essentials+ and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Cloud Practitioner and Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Linux Essentials. I passed all of them within a period of just 7 months, and that too at 19 years of age, and all at my very first attempt. I also recently earned GAQM’s (Global Association of Quality Management) Certified Forensics Analyst.
What sparked your interest in cybersecurity?
I became interested in IT when I was reading a research paper on a pen-testing tool (which was Metasploit), and how to build defensive cybersecurity skills. I’ve always been passionate about developing software that incorporated artificial intelligence, machine learning, advanced neural learning algorithms integrated with cybersecurity. So, I thought, the best way to materialize my idea is by commencing my own company.
What specific goal(s) did you set out to achieve?
When I achieved my first certification CompTIA’s Security+, my goals were - I wanted to start my IT company and attain many more certifications. And now, I’m proud to have fulfilled my both goals.
How did you learn about Cybrary?
When I was searching training options for my certification preparation, I discovered Cybrary. I feel lucky to find Cybrary, as Cybrary’s content is wide-ranging and easily apprehensible!
How has Cybrary helped you in your career journey? Said another way, what have you been able to achieve with Cybrary?
Cybrary has helped me improve my hands-on skills, that I learnt for my certification.
Why was that certification so important?
As I have earned numerous certifications, I recognize their importance in my career. Most certifications have a high passing score. So certifications prove as a reliable scaffold to demonstrate that you have demonstrated competence & proficiency in your respective field. And Cybrary helped me to pass my most tough and painstaking exams.
What skills have you learned?
I have learnt cybersecurity with the help of Cybrary. I achieved mastery in my cloud computing and infrastructural IT skills due to Cybrary. In my experience, Cybrary is really terrific for anyone on the lookout to build IT skills, or to prepare for any certification.
What do you love most about Cybrary?
I love the fact that Cybrary offers a lot of training, courses and cert preparation options, from which you can find your best fit. I love the practice tests for certification exams, especially.
What advice would you give someone new to cybersecurity?
I believe that your outlook towards cybersecurity can help you coherently define your strategies. Cybersecurity is an exceptional field. In order to succeed in this dynamic field, get familiarized with this field’s advantages and shortcomings.
What's next for you?
In the future, I want to further expand my business to various countries. Currently, I am preparing to complete my bachelor’s degree and plan to continue my education through a master’s degree and eventually a doctorate.
"Cybrary offered me the training, courses, and cert prep options that best fit my career goals."