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Cyber-Security Awareness Workers needed from Tampa

 

CyberSecurity is one of the best career opportunities today. The need for employees in CyberSecurity is extremely high. According to Cyberseek, there are over 300,000 openings nationwide. In the Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater market they estimate over 4,000 openings, but the supply of qualified people is extremely low. This makes CyberSecurity a perfect selection for anyone considering entering into a profession with many possibilities to advance. Practically each day there are news articles about security breaches and strikes. The need is through the roof for companies, the military and government agencies– at the regional, state and government levels.

Lots of people go about this the incorrect way. It is very easy to invest considerable money and time on university programs and training courses that do not give the results you would certainly anticipate. We concentrate on the particular training, skills and necessary demands companies want their workers to have: certifications. The best ones help you begin into your job rapidly and move up the ladder in this high demand field.

 

 

Entry Level Skills

 

Just starting out? First, 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 supply the important foundation companies are looking for and fulfill the DOD 8570 requirements.

 

Intermediate Level Skills

 

Prepared to continue going and take on even more duties? The following step in your education and learning is to augment your IT 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. Add to your Cyber-Security arsenal with CompTIA Cyber-Security Analyst (CySA) or Penetration Tester (PenTest+) and more.

 

Expert Level Skills

 

Prepared to sign up with the top professionals and become a professional? Have a look at the certifications for the moreseasoned specialist to set yourself apart. These include Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) and more. Use your brand-new skills to protect your company and help them stay secure from cyberattack.

 

 

Cyber Security Training in Tampa

 

What type of courses do you need to to get hired in this worthwhile career? How do you obtain the skills to deal with the constant threat from hacking that companies face? This was discussed by a recent salary survey by Information Week’s Dark Reading reports. This may surprise you: 70% of individuals in the Cyber-Security field said that certification courses were the most valuable in developing their career. Just 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 must be certified. This means you can get the requirements you need to get started and advance in your career that much quicker! Get certified so you can be a valuable and dependable part of the team.

 

 

Why get certified in Cyber-Security?

 

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 specific roles if you could get access to sensitive government data. With a lot of large firms who work with the government needing qualified people for these roles, numerous other companies follow suit, requiring the same qualifications even if there is not a legal demand. Given that a lot of companies use applicant tracking systems to filter applications and resumes, it is imperative to get the same qualifications just to have your application even being seen! We help you learn about this technology so you can enter into this industry.

 

 

FAQ’s

 

Do you need a degree to get into Cyber Security?

 

Many love to debate this one, so this was addressed by a recent salary survey by Information Week’s Dark Reading reports. They questioned people actually 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 best 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 into the field is CompTIA Security+. The most important one for higher level 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. Standard 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 faster 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 certifications for 2019, many of which were for cyber-security. Please keep in mind these are national 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 trying to get an education in cybersecurity awareness that may not even give you the necessary work requirements you need. In a couple of short, intense weeks you can get the training, prep work and certifications you need to start and advance 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 licensed 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 university may take an entire term to teach a 40 hour class. We can do this in as little as one week so we can work with you that much more swiftly to help you in your employment search. Classes are offered onsite at our center or online.

 

Unmatched services and support

 

If needed, you can retake a course for at no cost. We have practice exams and examination crams for our students at at no cost to help you pass more easily and have a test pass guarantee. Depending on the evening, day and program classes may be offered.

 

Job Placement Assistance

 

We have partnered with a staffing firm to help you get employed. They have an individual who works at our facility solely with our students. This includes assist with your resume, cover letters, LinkedIn profile, interviewing techniques, exactly how to beat the applicant tracking systems and most importantly, getting|presenting} your information in front of the hiring managers. A lot of the firms who use us for their training also hire from us, providing us job leads that are not advertised.

 

We also serve the following areas close by:

Riverside, Dorchester, Hyde Park, Bayside, Cairo, Middletown, Baywood, Oakridge, Oakland, Lyons

 

 

 

A New Era in Cyber-Security  Training in Tampa

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5402 W. Laurel Str. Bldg 1-A, Suite 106 Tampa, FL 33607

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