Cyber security is a broad range of practices, tools, and concepts used to protect information technology assets. It is sometimes referred to as “cybersecurity” (without a space) or “cyber-security” with a dash.
Criminals are constantly looking for vulnerabilities that they can exploit. At the same time, cyber security professionals are constantly working to remove vulnerabilities and reduce risks. It’s a battle that will continue well into the future.
There a wealth of cybersecurity certifications sponsored by different organizations. Here are a few.
CompTIA cybersecurity certifications
- Cybersecurity Analysts (CSA+ or CySA+)
- CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
(ISC)2 cybersecurity certifications
- Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)