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The Demand for Cyber-Security Workers from Lyons

 

CyberSecurity is one of the very best career opportunities today. The demand for workers in CyberSecurity is extremely high. According to Cyberseek, there more than 300,000 openings nationwide. In the Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater market they estimate over 4,000 openings, however the supply of qualified workers is extremely low. This makes CyberSecurity a perfect choice for any individual considering entering a profession with lots of possibilities to advance. Almost everyday there are newspaper article about cyber-attacks and attacks. The demand is through the roof for companies, the armed forces and government agencies– at the regional, state and government levels.

Nonetheless, lots of people tackle this the wrong way. It is very easy to invest substantial cash and time on university programs and courses that do not give the results you would expect. We focus on the particular training, skills and mandatory requirements companies desire their workers to have: certifications. The appropriate ones help you start into your career quickly and move up the ladder in this high demand field.

 

 

Entry Level Certifications

 

Starting from scratch? Look at obtaining your CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+. We can train you to help get your certification in all 3 of these. This will certainly provide the essential structure companies are looking for and meet the DOD 8570 requirements.

 

Intermediate Level Certifications

 

Prepared to continue going and handle more responsibilities? The next step in your education and learning is to augment your computer networking skills. You can do this with certifications such as Cisco’s CCNA, Microsoft MCSA Server and/or Microsoft Azure Administrator or AWS Solutions Architect. Fortify your Cyber-Security arsenal with CompTIA Cyber-Security Analyst (CySA) or Penetration Tester (PenTest+) and more.

 

Advanced Level Certifications

 

Prepared to join the top professionals and come to be an expert? Look at the certifications for the moreskilled professional to establish yourself among the best. These consist of Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) and more. Use your new skills to safeguard your company and help them remain risk-free from cyberattack.

 

 

IT Infrastructure and Cybersecurity Training near Lyons

 

What type of courses do you need to to get placed in this lucrative profession? How do you obtain the skills to deal with the constant threat from cyber attacks that businesses face? This was discussed by a recent salary survey by Information Week’s Dark Reading reports. This may shock you: 70% of individuals in the Cyber-Security field said that certification courses were the most valuable in advancing in their career. Only 10% said a college degree (and only 5% said an MBA). A large number of the jobs in this field have a mandatory legal requirement that you have to be certified. This means you can get the skills you need to get started and move up in your career that much quicker! Get certified so you can be a valuable and reliable member of the team.

 

 

Why get certified in CyberSecurity?

 

Many jobs in Cyber-Security have a legal requirement: According to the DoD 8140 (which replaced DOD 8570) regulation you are required to be certified for certain roles if you could get access to sensitive government data. With numerous large companies who work with the government requiring qualified individuals for these roles, many other companies do the same, requiring the very same certifications even if there is not a legal demand. Considering that numerous companies use applicant tracking systems to filter applications and resumes, it is imperative to get the same certifications just to have your application even being seen! We assist you discover this technology so you can get into this industry.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Do you need a degree to get into Cyber-Security?

 

People love to argue this one, so this was addressed by a recent salary survey by Information Week’s Dark Reading reports. They questioned people working in this field. Amazingly, 70% of individuals in the Cyber-Security field said that learning certification courses were the most valuable in developing their career. Only 10% said a college degree (and only 5% said an MBA).

What are the most popular certifications for Cyber-Security ?

 

CompTIA Security+
CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker.
CISM: Certified Information Security Manager.
CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional.
CISA: Certified Information Systems Auditor
CASP: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner
CySA: Cyber Security Analyst

Of these, the most important one to get started is CompTIA Security+. The most important one for experienced professionals to advance is CISSP

 

How long is Cyber-Security training?

 

A typical certification course is 40 hours. A college might spread this over a semester. Common industry training is short term: as little as one week.

 

Is Cyber-Security a good career?

 

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Security Analysts is projected to grow by 37 percent between 2012 and 2022, which is much greater than average. Cyberseek.org’s supply and demand heat map shows over 300,000 job openings across the United States. Some markets are hotter than others. The Tampa/Clearwater/St. Petersburg job market has over 4,000 job opening and the supply of qualified workers is very low.

 

How can I learn Cyber-Security for free?

 

Are you unemployed or under-employed? If so, you might qualify for a workforce grant (WIOA) that would pay for it. If you are a veteran, you can use your GI Bill.

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Does Cyber-Security pay well?

 

Forbes magazine published a list of the top IT certifications for 2019, many of which were for cyber-security. Please keep in mind these are nationwide averages, so some areas will pay less. Also, these are not entry level salaries.

 

Here is what you get at New Horizons:

 

Do not throw away years attempting to get an education in cybersecurity that might not even give you the mandatory work requirements you must have. In a couple of brief, intense weeks you can get the training, prep work and certifications you require to begin and move up in this career. New Horizon’s is the world’s biggest independent training company with 300 locations in 70 countries. We are the world’s biggest Microsoft and biggest Cisco certified training partner. In Central Florida alone we work with over 3,000 companies who use us for their training needs.

 

Short term, focused training

 

A community college might take an entire semester to teach a 40 hour course. We can do this in as low as one week so we can help you that much more swiftly to help you in your employment search. Classes are offered onsite at our center or online.

 

Unparalleled services and support

 

You can retake a course for free if required. We have practice tests and exam crams for our students at at no cost to help you pass more easily and have an examination pass guarantee. Depending on the day, program and evening courses might be available.

 

Job Placement Assistance

 

We have teamed up with a staffing firm to help you get employed. They have a person who operates at our facility specifically with our students. This includes help with your resume, cover letters, LinkedIn profile, interviewing skills, how to beat the candidate tracking systems and most significantly, getting|presenting} your information before the hiring managers. Many of the companies who use us for their training also hire from us, giving us job leads that are not advertised.

 

We also serve the following areas close by:

Oakland, Oakridge, Fairburn, Centralia, Belmont, Elizabeth, Geneva, Middletown, Park View, Cushing

 

 

 

A New Era in Cyber-Security  Training in Lyons

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