Why Cyber Security
Cyber-Security is one of the top career opportunities today. The job openings for workers in CyberSecurity is huge. According to Cyberseek, there are over 300,000 job openings nationwide. In the Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater area they estimate over 4,000 job openings, but the supply of certified workers is very small. This makes Cyber-Security an ideal choice for anyone looking into get into a career with lots of room to move up the ladder. Virtually every day there yet another story about hacking and attacks. The demand is through the roof for businesses, the armed forces and government bureaucracies–at the local, state and federal levels.
Cyber Security Certifications
Here is what employers are looking for
What is the DOD 8570 chart and what significance does this have on your career? Many jobs have a legal rule they have to follow: If you are in a job where you might have access to sensitive government data, then you are required to have at a minimum of one of the certifications shown for that role (see chart). Even companies who never do business with the government are now often requiring these in similar jobs.
Here are just a few of the most popular certifications that meet the DOD 8570 requirements:
Cyber Security Classes
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