Is Python Useful for Cyber Security?

Without a doubt, programming is an important part of cyber security, especially as you progress into intermediate and advanced levels of the field.  While the Python programming language has been around for quite a while, it’s really become the focus of cyber security professionals in recent years. Many people interested in the cyber security field […]

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How to Pass the CompTIA Security+

Obtaining the CompTIA Security+ certification is an excellent way to build your knowledge of information security and show employers that you have an understanding of basic cyber security concepts.  But what about studying and preparing for the exam? What is the best way to prepare for and pass the Security+ exam?  The best way to […]

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Should I Take the Network+ or CCNA?

A question that has come up a good bit recently is whether someone should pursue the CompTIA Network+ or focus their efforts on earning the Cisco CCNA certification. Both certifications certainly have their value and are a great addition to the resume, but if you’re short on time and have decided that you’re only going […]

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Is the CompTIA Security+ Worth It?

This article discusses if the CompTIA Security+ is worth your time and effort. We’ve also covered how to pass the Security+ exam, the best resources to prepare for the Security+ exam, and why you should consider taking the Security+ before the Network+. With any cyber security certification, people will inevitably ask if the certification is […]

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Is Cyber Security Hard?

A common question people ask about cyber security is if working in the field is difficult.  Understandably, many people want to know how difficult a cyber security career really is before they go down the path of pursuing this as a career.  Because so many people have asked this question, I decided to look into […]

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The Definitive Guide to Becoming a Cyber Security Analyst

What is a Cyber Security Analyst? A cyber security analyst (sometimes called a security analyst or information security analyst) is responsible for the security of an organization’s computer systems and information technology assets. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that cyber security analysts “plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer […]

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Is a Cyber Security Degree Difficult?

A lot of people ask if a cyber security degree is a difficult degree to obtain.  Obviously, it is true that some degrees tend to be more difficult than others. Since cyber security is a newer degree option available at most colleges, I decided to take a look and see how difficult a cyber security […]

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55 Cyber Security Interview Questions (and Answers)

If you’ve sent out your resume and received a call for an interview, congratulations.  Now the real work begins. it’s time to prepare. Regardless of whether it’s a phone or face to face interview, you need to be well prepared in order to make the best of the opportunity.  Besides the (hopefully) obvious things like […]

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Do I Need a Bachelor’s Degree for Cyber Security?

One of the most common questions about cyber security and how it relates to college is whether a bachelor’s degree is required to work in the field.  There are cyber security careers available at every educational level, but it’s worth looking at whether a bachelor’s degree is needed for the most common cyber security jobs. […]

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Do You Need Math for Cybersecurity?

Math is a topic that is a challenge for a lot of people, and therefore a topic that may scare away some who might be interested in getting into cyber security, because they may assume that cyber security requires a lot of math.  Let’s take a look at how much math you can be expected […]

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