CyberSecurity Career Checklist

CyberSecurity Career Checklist

In order to increase the chances in succeeding in anything, you need to have a plan. To excel in a complex field like cybersecurity, you need short term and long term goals. The list below highlights the route I have taken and continue to do so. Looking back I have no regrets, other than I should have taken more risk! Hopefully it helps those choosing this career path by having an insight of my lifestyle and schedule. Educate Books/AudiobooksShort TrainingsYouTubePodcastsArticlesBlogs/forums Check out the links section for some recommendations. Train CTFtake part in 1-2 Capture-The-Flag events per yearTry to attend local events to meet new people (sometimes they are hiring)HackTheBox.eulist of some public CTFs hereProjectsWork on websites, github, help a friend, non-profit Explore toolsKali Linux, Vulnerability Scanners, Cloud PlatformsDemosAttend product demos, learn what's in the market, ask competitive questions Certifications Create Long/Short term goalsGet at least 1 per year, in 10 years you'll have a lot!Select industry standard ones, that hold value to the employerWith vendor certs (like Cisco,...
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