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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 Internships for Cybersecurity

This article covers a few of the top internship programs available for new cybersecurity students and professionals. If instead, you’re looking for how to get into cybersecurity in general, see our definitive guide here. For examples of the best entry-level cyber jobs (not internships, see our article here. As a cybersecurity student, the opportunities for […]

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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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9 Surprising Benefits of Cybersecurity Careers

This article is about the benefits that many cybersecurity professionals have shared about their careers. If instead, you’re feeling negative, you can check out our article on reasons NOT to go into cybersecurity here. When you’re ready to start your cybersecurity career journey, we recommend you check out our Getting Started in Cybersecurity guide here. […]

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5 Big Reasons NOT to Work in Cybersecurity

This article is about reasons why cybersecurity may not be a good fit for you, as well as some of the downsides to working in cybersecurity. If you’d like to learn more about whether cybersecurity is for you, you can check out our article here, which includes a quiz you can take to help determine […]

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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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How Long Does It Take to Get Into Cyber Security?

Before you start on your cyber security journey, you’re certainly going to ask how long it will take to get into cyber security.  How long will it take to become a cyber security professional. A lot of that answer depends on your particular background, but there are a few general guidelines that we can follow […]

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5 Proven Ways to Get Cybersecurity Experience

Getting a job in any field without experience can be a real challenge.  This is the old chicken-and-egg scenario that we have all heard about: Every job requires experience, but how can you get experience if no one will give you a job?  Fortunately for those of us pursuing a cyber-security career, there is a […]

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7 Must-Have Skills for Cybersecurity Success

There are a lot of questions that come up when someone considers the skills they will need to enter the world of cybersecurity.  Questions like: “How much will I have to talk with other people?”, “What technical skills will I need to know?”, and “Do I need to know how to code?” are all very […]

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