Cybersecurity

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Technology is something we cannot live without in today’s society. We are dazzled, delighted, and inundated by it, and it reaches into nearly every aspect of our lives. These days, most kids seem to have IT skills innately woven into their DNA. I watch in awe as my children program on Minecraft, create their own… Read more »

Cyber Investigations

Cybersecurity Job Category: Cyber Investigations Cyber Warriors that work in “Cyber Investigations” investigate cybersecurity events or crimes related to information technology (IT) systems, networks, and digital evidence. The two cybersecurity “Investigations” sub-specialties are: Cyber Investigator – Applies tactics, techniques, and procedures for a full range of investigative tools and processes to include, but not limited… Read more »

Cyber Defense Analyst

Cybersecurity Job Description: Cyber Defense Analyst A Cyber Defense Analyst’s job is to use defensive measures and information collected from a variety of sources to identify, analyze, and report events that occur or might occur within the network to protect information, information systems, and networks from threats. Below is a sampling of the tasks and… Read more »

Cybersecurity Incident Response Specialist

Cybersecurity Job Description: Incident Response Specialist An Incident Response Specialist responds to crises or urgent situations within the pertinent domain to mitigate immediate and potential threats. Uses mitigation, preparedness, and response and recovery approaches, as needed, to maximize survival of life, preservation of property, and information security. Investigates and analyzes all relevant response activities. Below… Read more »

Cyber Vulnerability Assessment and Management Specialist

Cybersecurity Job Description: Vulnerability Assessment/Management Specialist A Vulnerability Assessment and Management specialist conducts assessments of threats and vulnerabilities; determines deviations from acceptable configurations, enterprise or local policy; assesses the level of risk; and develops and/or recommends appropriate mitigation countermeasures in operational and nonoperational situations. Below is a sampling of the abilities, tasks and responsibilities for… Read more »

Cyber Oversight and Governance

Cybersecurity Job Category: Cyber Oversight and Governance Cyber Warriors that work in “Cyber Oversight and Governance” provide leadership, management, direction, or development and advocacy so the organization may effectively conduct cybersecurity work. The “Cyber Oversight” sub-specialties include: Cybersecurity Manager – The Cybersecurity Manager oversees the cybersecurity program of an information system or network, including managing… Read more »

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Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support

Cyber Job Description: Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support A Cyber Defense Infrastructure support tech’s job is to test, implement, deploy, maintain, review, and administer the infrastructure hardware and software that are required to effectively manage the computer network defense service provider network and resources. A CDI monitors the network to actively remediate unauthorized activities. Below is… Read more »

Cyber Operations

Cybersecurity Job Category: Cyber Operations Cyber Warriors that work in “Cyber Operations” provide specialized denial and deception operations and collection of cybersecurity information that may be used to develop intelligence. The Operations sub-specialties include: All-Source Collection Manager – Collection Managers identify  collection authorities and environment; incorporate priority information requirements into collection management and develop concepts… Read more »

Cyber Analysis

Cybersecurity Job Category: Cyber Analysis Cyber Warriors that work in “Cyber Analysis” perform highly specialized reviews and evaluations of incoming cybersecurity information to determine its usefulness for intelligence. The cybersecurity “Analysis” sub-specialties include: All-Source Analyst – Analyzes threat information from multiple sources, disciplines, and agencies across the Intelligence Community. Synthesizes and places intelligence information in… Read more »

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Cyber Administration

Cybersecurity Job Category: Cyber Administration Cyber Warriors that work as “Cyber Administrators” provide the customer support, system administration, and maintenance necessary to ensure effective and efficient information technology (IT) system performance and security. Cyber Administrations is one of the largest cybersecurity job categories. The Cyber Administration category sub-specialties include the following: Customer Service and Technical… Read more »

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Cybersecurity Career Guide – How to Become a Cyber Warrior

How to Become a Cyber Warrior – Cybersecurity Career Guide Every day we hear that another company, organization, or government agency has had a data breach. Big names like Facebook, Nike, LinkedIn, and even the Department of Homeland Security have become data breach victims. According to the University of San Diego, “the annual cost of… Read more »

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Cybersecurity Degrees For Veterans

Considering a career in cybersecurity? We look at the top colleges in the field, plus free and affordable programs in cyber security and coding.