Cyber Security

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.


Cybersecurity Certifications

There a wealth of cybersecurity certifications sponsored by different organizations.  Here are a few.

CompTIA cybersecurity certifications

  • Security+
  • 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)
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