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Cyber Security Careers for IT Professionals

by Shoaib Arshad

Pursuing a career in Cyber Security is the next step to advancing your technology career. Here, you will learn how to make the transition into Cyber Security from IT, using your transferable skills from IT and leveling up your Cyber Security skills.

What you'll learn

The Cyber Security industry is booming and there is a critical shortage of trained professional globally. In this course, Cyber Security Careers for IT Professionals, you will learn how to make the transition into Cyber Security from IT. First, you'll discover the job opportunities in Cyber Security and the pros and cons of working in a Cyber Security role. Next, you'll explore the different domains in Cyber Security as well as the popular Cyber Security certifications from beginner to advanced. Lastly, you'll learn how to overcome the barriers of entry in Cyber Security by using your transferable skills from IT. When you are finished with this course, you'll feel confident about advancing your career by making the transition into a Cyber Security role.

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Course Overview
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About the author

Shoaib is a Senior Cyber Security Professional currently based in Saudi Arabia. He has more than a decade of experience in the Information Security domain, and worked in various roles such as Security Engineer, Pentester, Forensic Examiner, Incident Handler, IT Auditor and also as a Cyber Security Consultant. His certifications include GCCC, GCFE and Lead Auditor for ISO - 27001/22301/20000. He is also a member of the GIAC Advisory Board. Shoaib is passionate about teaching and finds value in sh... more

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