Do you have what it takes?
There is a shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals in the United States. Recently President Trump issued an executive order that allows federal cybersecurity employees the ability to transfer federal agencies more easily. The President also created a cybersecurity competition awarding at least $25,000. The order in intended to create excitement and to attract qualified cybersecurity professionals to work with the federal government.
Being a cybersecurity professional can be a very rewarding career. There are many types of positions and jobs in the cybersecurity world. Besides the shortage for federal employees, there is also a shortage of cybersecurity professionals protecting small business. Supply chain attacks, a popular cyber-attack, focuses its attacks on the small business in hopes of “moving up the chain” to the larger business. Cybersecurity professionals can help secure these small businesses, protecting multiple businesses at once.