Introduction – Career Path to Cybersecurity Engineer
For many in the cybersecurity field and those considering cybersecurity as a career focus, the most coveted position is that of cybersecurity engineer. Cybersecurity engineers are responsible for implementing and maintaining information security systems within an IT network.
But for many, the question remains: what does the career path of a cybersecurity engineer look like? The best way to determine this is to use a career pathway tool, and the CyberSeek Career Pathway Tool is tailor-made for this task.
This article will delve into the career path of a cybersecurity engineer, using information available on the CyberSeek Career Pathway tool (available here). By the time you’re finished reading this article, you will have a much better idea of the job progression, education, certification and other requirements of this role.
CyberSeek Career Pathway tool overview
CyberSeek’s Career Pathway tool is useful for helping both job seekers and students plot out their intended study and career paths. For relevancy’s sake, this article will focus on job seekers.
Presented to you via an interactive user interface, CyberSeek helps job seekers map out the path to their chosen cybersecurity role. This pathway tool assigns roles to one of four categories: feeder role, entry-level, mid-level and advanced-level. Simply scroll over any of the roles displayed and you will see the roles in the previous category that lead to your target role, as well as the roles in the next category that your target role can lead to. A useful feature of this interface is that you can even see lateral moves available to you that will lead you to other jobs within your current role category.
The role of cybersecurity engineer is one of the three core advanced-level cybersecurity roles presented in the CyberSeek cybersecurity (Read more...)
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