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Transitioning to a career in cybersecurity

Cybersecurity continues to be one of the fastest-growing fields. Thousands of job postings go unfilled. If you're eager to transition from your current job to a career in cybersecurity, this is the course for you. Learn how to leverage the skills and experience you already have—whether your background's in IT, security, or another tech field—to build a lucrative and successful new career. Find out how to identify the right cybersecurity specialization, pinpoint any skills gaps, and gain the skills you're missing. You can also explore different certifications to help jump-start your career and master the IT basics you'll need to land your first job. Plus, get powerful resume and interview strategies, tips, and resources for increasing the chances that your transition to cybersecurity will be a success.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identifying your potential
  • Targeting a career or specialization
  • Researching jobs
  • Locating training
  • Shadowing cybersecurity experts
  • Earning certifications
  • Studying IT basics
  • Revising your resume
  • Applying for jobs
  • Acing the interview
  • Networking
  • Creating a professional brand

Link to Course Video: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/transitioning-to-a-career-in-cybersecurity/transitioning-to-a-career-in-cybersecurity

Marc Menninger
           Instructor: Marc Menninger
           IT Security Manager