Frequently asked questions
Most frequent questions and answers
Why Should I Train For Cybersecurity?
The number of cybersecurity jobs increased by 94% in the last six years. If you’re looking for a career in cybersecurity, now is the right time. Cybersecurity is an expanding industry that offers many different job opportunities and great career prospects. Cyberseek claims that there are over 500,000 job openings. For example, the Tampa / St.Petersburg/ Clearwater job market has over 6,000 open positions. This means that cybersecurity professionals need to be available at all times.
Degree vs Certifications
The cost of a cybersecurity degree is higher than a certification, and it takes more time. Although the degree gives you a broad understanding that can be used in many industries, it does not have as many hands-on skills.
Employers want to see that you have the right certification. The law also requires you to have the right certification (see above). This is why 70% of cybersecurity workers believe that certifications are essential for their professional development. only 10% said a bachelor’s degree and 5% said a master’s degree.
How Much Can I Make In A Cybersecurity Career?
The average salary of cybersecurity professionals was $112974 in the United States on February 20, 2021. The average cybersecurity salary ranges between $65,000 (25%%) and $145,000 (15%). (75th%) Entry-level jobs typically offer lower salaries, but great work opportunities and greater responsibility.
How can I finish the training in just five weeks?
Microsoft and CompTIA, internationally recognized industry leaders, created the Cyber Security IT Practitioner program curriculum and hands-on labs and is designed to be able to be completed in five weeks (or ten weeks if you choose evening classes).
How can I get hired as a Cybersecurity professional without a degree?
CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, are the most essential certifications you will need if your new to cybersecurity. This is because of a less-known government regulation, DOD-8570. Although technically it has been updated as DOD-8140, the chart used the DOD-8570 old format. It states that if you are in a position where you might be exposed to sensitive government data, then you must have at least one of the certifications they have listed for that position. Typically the minimum asked for is CompTIA Security+. This certification is requested by companies even if they will not work for the government. These certifications are highly desirable and will help you to be placed.
How do I get started for my cybersecurity training?
We will start by checking your eligibility for a WIOA Grant. If you qualify, it might pay for this for you. Call or make an appointment today for us to call you.