CyberSeek Career Path: Cybersecurity Consultant

How to Use CyberSeek in Becoming a Cybersecurity Consultant

When searching for options you have for finding a job as a cybersecurity consultant or advancing your career, there are many websites available. However, many of them offer different pieces of information, and trying to digest all of this and decide what steps you need to take can be a laborious and time-consuming process.

But now there is a new tool which offers all of this information in just one location, which can be easily accessed with just a few clicks of the mouse. This is CyberSeek. Although it has been designed for cybersecurity job seekers, there are others who can make full use of it is well. This includes the following:

  • Employers
  • Educators and career counselors
  • Students who are about to graduate from college or graduate school
  • Government officials who are involved in crafting job-creation bills and policies

CyberSeek even offers a map of all fifty U.S. states to help you see what the cybersecurity consultant job demand is like for the state where you are searching.

Aided by the resources of CyberSeek, let’s take a look at the role of cybersecurity consultant.

What Is a Cybersecurity Consultant?

Given the sheer number of job roles that are out there, it can be difficult to get a good idea of what a cybersecurity consultant really is. A definition of this particular job is as follows: “IT security consultants assess software, computer systems, and networks for vulnerabilities, then design and implement the best security solutions for an organization’s needs.” (Source)

Because of the nature of this role, you will often find that the cybersecurity consultant will be working very heavily with penetration testing teams. For instance, they can work on both the Red and Blue Teams and offer (Read more...)

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosec Resources authored by Chris Sienko. Read the original post at: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/infosecResources/~3/MOTEIirNCEs/