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Many avenues exist to start a career in cybersecurity. Below are a few tips to get you started.
Firstly, you need to determine if you'd like to go the traditional or non-traditional route.
Traditional schooling takes a long time, is more expensive, mostly onsite and you may graduate finding the information you learned is outdated and you don't feel ready for the job market. However, there's a lot to be said for the strong foundations which you'll have time to absorb which includes networking and protocols that you'll use your entire career.
There is a plethora of non-traditional trainings available which grow daily. However, be choosy and do your research before jumping in. The upside is flexibility, reduced time with micro-credentials, lower cost and remote learning options for 24/7 learning environments.
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Yes, you can begin a career in cybersecurity without a technical background. There are several domains to choose from that aligns with your interests and goals.
No, there are two pathways to begin a career in cybersecurity; technical or non-technical. You can begin your career focusing on governance and begin as an auditor, sales engineer, project manager, account executive and more.
Non-technical learning opportunities that focus on governance, compliance, privacy, policy and risk. Check out a few of these regulations to learn more:
Other more technical frameworks include:
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The Women CyberSecurity Society offers annual membership scholarships throughout the year. The may include mentoring as well as an All-Inclusive PRO Membership. These scholarship offerings are posted online through social media and in our nonprofit newsletter.
The International Women in Cyber Day Scholarships are offered in September, during the IWCD Symposium. On September 15, 2021, twenty scholarships were awarded to women and underrepresented individuals to obtain Security+ training and certifications totaling in excess of $40,000.
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