Why Cyber Security
Cyber-Security is one of the most lucrative career fields today. The open positions for workers in CyberSecurity is growing. According to Cyberseek, there are over 300,000 open positions across the country. In the Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater job market they estimate over 4,000 openings, but the amount of certified workers is very small. This makes Cyber-Security a great pick for anyone looking into get into a career with lots of opportunities to move up. Almost every day there yet another story about hacking and attacks. The demand is through the roof for businesses, the armed forces and government agencies–at the local, state and federal levels.
Cyber Security Certifications
Here is what employers are looking for
What is the DOD 8570 chart and why does it matter in your Cyber-Security career? Many jobs have a government rule they have to follow: If you are in a role where you might have access to sensitive government data, then you must have at least one of the certifications shown for that role (see chart). Even companies who do no 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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