Category Archives for "Cyber FAQ"

How Do Cybersecurity Companies Make Money?

Cybersecurity companies represent a type of business that has become vastly more prominent since the turn of the century, due to the massive increase in data and computer use and the hacking and cybersecurity attacks that those computer systems have attracted.  Many people, especially those interested in a cybersecurity career, wonder how cybersecurity companies actually […]

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Security Clearances and Cybersecurity: What You Need To Know

This article is about the process of security clearances and how they impact those entering the field of cybersecurity.  If you are looking for information regarding working in cybersecurity with a criminal background, we suggest you review our article on criminal backgrounds in cybersecurity or our article on cybersecurity employer drug testing first. The process of becoming […]

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Can I Get a Cyber Security Job With a Criminal Record?

This article is about criminal backgrounds and how they can impact those entering the field of cybersecurity.  If instead, you are looking for information regarding security clearances in cybersecurity, we suggest you review our article on how to get a security clearance in cybersecurity.  If you’re interested in the related topic of employer drug testing in […]

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Use Volunteering to Gain Cyber Security Experience

One aspect of a resume that many people overlook, but that I believe can be helpful in the job search, is work-related volunteer experience.  Work-related volunteer experience can have a positive impact on a resume in that it can substitute for basic experience for those that have none, and it also speaks positively about someone’s […]

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Cyber Security Jobs and Drug Testing: What You Need To Know

This article is about cybersecurity careers and drug testing required by those employers.  If you are instead looking for information on cybersecurity employer background checks and security clearances, you can read our article on security clearances here. Many people are interested in getting into the cyber security field, but are concerned about the background check and drug […]

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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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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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Do I Need Math for Cyber Security?

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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