Frequently asked questions
Most frequent questions and answers
Why Should I Go Into A Cybersecurity Career?
The number of cybersecurity jobs increased by 94% in the last six years. You have the perfect time to get a career in cybersecurity if you are looking for a career that is always evolving and changing. There are many jobs in cybersecurity that can offer career growth opportunities. Cyberseek claims that there are over 500,000 job openings. Clearwater, Tampa, St.Petersburg, and Clearwater have over 6,000 job vacancies. Cybersecurity professionals are always in high demand.
Degree vs Certifications
A cybersecurity degree costs more than a certification and takes longer. Although the degree gives you a broad understanding that can be used in many industries, it does not have as many hands-on skills.
You can demonstrate that you have the skill an employer is looking for by getting the right certification. You must also meet a legal requirement (see above). All this is why, according to the recent Information Week Dark Reading salary survey 70% of cybersecurity workers said that certifications were their most important training. only 10% said a bachelor’s degree and 5% said a master’s degree.
How Much Can I Earn In A Cybersecurity Career?
On February 20, 2019, the average salary for cybersecurity professionals was $112974 in the United States. The average cybersecurity salary is between $65,000 (25th%) to $145,000. (75th%) Entry-level jobs typically offer lower salaries, but great work opportunities and greater responsibility.
How can I get trained 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 a job in Cybersecurity without a degree
CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Network+ are the most crucial certifications you’ll need if cybersecurity is your first topic. Here is why: There is a little-known government regulation called 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. CompTIA Security+ is usually the minimum required. 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 with your cybersecurity training program?
We will start by checking your eligibility for a WIOA Grant. If you qualify, it might pay for this for you. Call today or make an appointment for us to call you.