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New Skill Testing Platform For 6 Most In-Demand Cybersecurity Jobs

New Skill Testing Platform For 6 Most In-Demand Cybersecurity Jobs

June 03, 2020The Hacker News
Building a security team is a necessity for organizations of all industries and sizes. It makes selecting the right person for the job a critical task in which testing candidates' domain knowledge is a core component of the hiring process. A common practice is for each organization to put together a dedicated set of questions for each role. Today, Cynet launches the Cybersecurity Skill Tests website to optimize the hiring process with an automated online questionnaire form for each such position. Cynet has assembled a vast question pool with hundreds of dedicated questions for the 6 leading cybersecurity positions (see below), covering all aspects of each selected role. A selection algorithm is used to generate a set of 25 questions in increasing difficulty level, which touches all the important knowledge areas of each candidate's position. No two questionnaires are the same to ensure the answers' reliability. How does this work in practice? Following the
Prepare for Cisco, CompTIA, and More IT Certifications with this Bundle

Prepare for Cisco, CompTIA, and More IT Certifications with this Bundle

February 05, 2020The Hacker News
Exams are pretty important in professional IT. You can have all the practical knowledge in the world, but technical recruiters want to see certificates. If you want to improve your resume, the Complete 2020 IT Certification Exam Prep Mega Bundle will help you ace nine of the most important exams. You can pick up the training now for only $39 via THN Deals. Over the next few years, the areas of greatest demand in IT will be networking, cloud computing, and cybersecurity. This bundle covers all three topics, with over 100 hours of training. The courses on cloud computing focus on AWS and Microsoft Azure, which are the two biggest platforms right now. You get full prep for four Azure exams and one AWS exam. The bundle also helps you pass three Cisco CCNA exams. If you plan to work with networks at any time, these certifications will serve you well. The final course works towards CompTIA Security+, which covers all the fundamentals of cybersecurity. Many companies now expect
The Best Templates for Posting Cybersecurity Jobs

The Best Templates for Posting Cybersecurity Jobs

December 23, 2019The Hacker News
The cybersecurity of a company is heavily reliant upon the skills and knowledge of the people who install, manage, and operate its security products. This means that recruiting and nurturing the best security team possible should be a CISO's top priority. Cynet's Ultimate Cybersecurity Job Posting Templates ( download here ) provide a list of the main responsibilities and skills for typical security positions, built upon research and providing IT and security managers with pre-set template job descriptions so that there is no need to create them from scratch. Because of the fact that there are many different cybersecurity job titles, with much overlap between job descriptions and responsibilities, the creation of the inclusion criteria for these positions required significant review and consideration. Six positions are included in the following job templates, including all integral aspects of the responsibility cycle in product deployment, integration, and operation, p
Download: The 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey Results

Download: The 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey Results

December 10, 2019The Hacker News
The 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey was an online survey published in The Hacker News and created to provide insight into the details related to cybersecurity compensation. There were over 1,500 security professionals who completed the survey. Today you can access the aggregated and analyzed 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey Results and gain insight to the main ranges and factors of current cybersecurity salaries. The received data enabled the conductors of the survey to form a detailed salary profile for five security positions: Security Analyst/Threat Intelligence Specialist, Security/Cloud Security Architect, Penetration Tester and Security Director/Manager. This profile includes both the range and composition of salaries for these positions, as well as the relative impacts of organizational (geolocation, industry, etc.) and individual (gender, experience, certification) factors. Using the survey results ( download here ), any individual can go to the section relevant for
Top 5 Factors That Increase Cyber Security Salary The Most

Top 5 Factors That Increase Cyber Security Salary The Most

November 12, 2018Mohit Kumar
Our partner Springboard, which provides online courses to help you advance your cybersecurity career with personalized mentorship from industry experts, recently researched current cybersecurity salaries and future earning potential in order to trace a path to how much money you can make. Here's what they found were the most important factors for making sure you earn as much as possible: 1) Choosing the right type of cybersecurity role and building your skill set The cybersecurity role you're in clearly makes a difference: the average salary for penetration testers is $55,000 according to U.S. data from Glassdoor. But cybersecurity engineers should expect to earn about $140,000—and engineers have a more natural path to becoming architects, who can earn even more. Cybersecurity analysts are somewhere in between, averaging about $80,000 a year. Of course, becoming a cybersecurity engineer requires more skills and experience than becoming a penetration tester, but you
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