Category Archives for "Cyber FAQ"

5 Tips for Traveling While Working in Cyber

This article is about how to travel extensively while working in cybersecurity. The ability to travel while working in cyber will depend greatly on your employer and what position you have. To learn more about various career positions in cybersecurity, see our careers here. We’ve also discussed the types of cyber jobs that are often […]

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11 Essential Things to Know About Cyber Jobs

This article covers some of the things you should know before getting into cybersecurity. When you’re ready to take your first step into a cybersecurity career, you can check out our Getting into Cybersecurity Guide. We’ve also covered the best entry-level jobs in cybersecurity here. As a former humanities student, when I made the transition […]

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5 Awesome Work-from-Home Cybersecurity Jobs

One of the benefits of cybersecurity is that it doesn’t have to be office work in the office. If you are someone who likes face-to-face interactions with employers and colleagues, there are plenty of on-site positions available—but if your availability is more restricted (perhaps for medical reasons, kids, or location), there are plenty of telecommuting […]

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Is Calculus Required for Cybersecurity?

If you’re interested in pursuing a degree in cybersecurity and you dread the thought of taking a lot of high-level math courses, you may be wondering how much math will be required if you decide to get that degree.  I’ve covered the typical math requirements of cybersecurity degree programs before, but in this article, I […]

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Will We Run Out of Cyber Jobs?

This article discusses the cybersecurity job market and the number of expected cybersecurity professionals. To see if cybersecurity might be for you, take our cybersecurity quiz here. To learn how to get started in cybersecurity, check out our article here. At a recent cybersecurity presentation, I heard an executive say that he believes the cybersecurity […]

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7 Awesome Reasons Why Cybersecurity is a Fun Career

I get a lot of questions about the field of cybersecurity.  People often want to know how to get into cybersecurity, what the demand will be in the future, or if the field is hard to keep up with.  But another common question regarding a career in cybersecurity is simply, is cybersecurity fun? Do most […]

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11 Surprising Things Cybersecurity Pros Do Each Day

This article is about common tasks that cybersecurity professionals have stated that they do on a regular basis. If you want to learn more about how to get into cybersecurity, check out our resource here. To learn about entry-level opportunities in cybersecurity, check out our article here. If you’ve ever wondered what a cybersecurity professional […]

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7 Guaranteed Ways to Become a Cybersecurity Pro

This article provides a process that you can follow to become a cybersecurity expert within 3 to 5 years, depending on your background knowledge. If you’re just getting started in cybersecurity, you can view our getting started guide here. We also provide an article about cybersecurity learning strategies for those ready to learn. There was […]

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What is a Cybersecurity Capture the Flag?

Cybersecurity competitions are interesting events that are becoming more popular in the cybersecurity community. One common event type is a “Capture the Flag” (also referred to as CTF) competition, which are available both online and in-person in many areas.  In this article, I’ll explain what a capture the flag competition is, and why you need […]

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The Definitive Guide for Getting into Cybersecurity

This StartaCyberCareer.com series will show you how to get into the cybersecurity field, even if you don’t have any experience or a degree.  If instead you’re interested in learning cybersecurity, go here for our series on the best strategies to learn cybersecurity.  If you’re not sure if cybersecurity is right for you, check out our […]

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