According to Cyber Seek, there are currently 60,178 cybersecurity job openings across the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV). To put that in perspective the three largest US states combined (Alaska, California, and Texas) have only 1,788 more cybersecurity job openings, so the DMV is where it's at … if you want a career in the cybersecurity industry.
You don’t need to be a computer industry expert to know that the cybersecurity industry is a hot commodity. Why not work in a field that’s continually evolving and growing, while making a six figures income? There’s always a need for cybersecurity professionals, meaning there is no shortage when it comes to job opportunities.
Cybersecurity has become a crucial component to any company, especially as data breaches are becoming a fact of life for today’s business. So why cybersecurity? Why study it? Why leave your current job? Here are three reasons as to why you should pursue a career in cybersecurity.
There are skills and certifications that employers value more than others. Proven ability to lead corporate projects, large and small is one of the main ones. Project management is a fascinating and growing area with more than 15 million jobs expected to be created by 2020. There are two in-demand certifications that will assure potential employers that you have what it takes to run corporate projects - PMP and CAPM, but which of these will suit your career goals the best?
It's safe to say 2017 has been full of activity in the world of cybersecurity. What about 2018? Will there be an increase in cyber attacks? New and more sophisticated methods of attack? What about even more devastating data breach impacts? The answer is probably all of the above. There are countless predictions out there and we all THINK we have a hunch, but nevertheless it's hard to gage what will happen, until it happens. Here are three general predictions that I've gathered...
Career paths are not always as straightforward as they seem. There are going to be those people fortunate enough to find what they're looking for in their first job and build a career from that point. For many though, the process of learning and self-discovery takes much longer and sends them down paths they never anticipated or allows them to find passion through different means than they had pictured. This is very accurate in the mysterious world of information technology (IT).
Just because you graduated college as a history major doesn't mean you can't pursue a career in IT, right? If you want career change, and IT looks attractive to you, follow this infographic for some direction! Then for more helpful tips on breaking into IT check out our Getting Started in IT guide
Are you feeling stuck in your current job and considering a career change? If you've thought getting in an IT career but are having some doubts, it's normal to be apprehensive. But don't let your doubts stand between you and your dreams!
To help you understand how you can succeed in an IT career, TrainACE connected with a couple of our students from different backgrounds to show that success comes in many ways.
Learn about their challenges and how they were able to succeed in their IT careers through training and commitment. If they can do it, so can you!
The lucrative world of Information Technology is dynamic and developing constantly. With some of the highest job growth projections of any industry, there has never been a better time to get certified and start a new career path in this industry. So you are probably asking yourself, where do I begin?
Today, end users having very different expectations of their IT departments than they did in the past. Large developments in networking capacity, media streaming, data processing, and the Internet have accounted for very different preferences.