Cybersecurity Consultant

The Cybersecurity Consultant role includes a variety of mid-level information security positions focused on helping organizations improve their cybersecurity. The consultant role varies depending on the needs of the client, but the core principal is evaluating and communicating an organization's cybersecurity risk. Knowledge of security standards and frameworks is useful. The Cybersecurity Consultant is one of three mid-level, core cybersecurity roles mapped directly to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education’s CyberSeek model.

Overview

Common Job Titles
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Specialist
  • Commercial Security Consultant
  • Information Security Consultant
  • Senior Security Consultant
U.S. Job Openings
  • 13,439
Related Experience
  • Networking
  • Software Development
  • Systems Engineering
Skills Needed
  • Information Security
  • Project Management
  • Linux
  • Information Systems
  • Network Security
  • Risk Management
  • Cryptography
  • Python
  • UNIX

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EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

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The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification path teaches you the techniques used by malicious, black-hat hackers. You’ll learn how to quantitatively assess and measure threats to information assets — and discover where your organization is most vulnerable to hacking.

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(ISC)² Security Authorization Certification (CAP)

Security Authorization Certification (CAP)

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The Security Authorization Certification (CAP) certification path is geared towards professionals who need to setup formal processes used to assess risk and establish regulatory security requirements. You need two years of direct full-time information systems security authorization experience to achieve the CAP, but you can become an Associate of (ISC)² by passing the exam without experience.

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(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)

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The Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) certification path teaches you a broad range of skills across security policy development, management and technical controls. You need four years of cumulative paid Software Development Lifecycle experience to achieve the CSSLP, but you can become an Associate of (ISC)² by passing the exam without experience.

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CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

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The Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification path teaches you how to configure and use the latest industry standard threat detection tools, analyze data, and identify vulnerabilities in the results. It is recommended that candidates wishing to pursue this certification have Network+, Security+ or equivalent, with at least 3-4 years of in-the-field information security experience.

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IAPP Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)

Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)

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The Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) certification path teaches you foundational knowledge about core privacy concepts and essential elements of embedding privacy in information technology. You'll learn privacy considerations for every stage of the information life cycle.

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IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional/ United States (CIPP/US)

Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US)

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The Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) certification path is designed for professionals in privacy and data protection roles with a focus on U.S. privacy laws and regulations. You'll learn about cross-sector limits on the collection and use of data and about specific regulations for the medical, financial, education, telecommunications and marketing sectors.

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IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional/ Europe (CIPP/E)

Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)

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The Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) certification professionals in privacy and data protection roles with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), European legislative framework and other important topics, such as the EU-US Privacy Shield.

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Advanced Cybersecurity Concepts

Advanced Cybersecurity Concepts On-demand Training

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The Advanced Cybersecurity Concepts skills path goes beyond the topics covered in entry-level security courses. You'll learn about security architecture, threat and vulnerability management, fundamental concepts of reverse engineering and ethical hacking, and more.

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Advanced Software Security Concepts

Advanced Software Security Concepts On-demand Training

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The Advanced Software Security Concepts skills path teaches you secure software skills across four key areas: concepts, requirements, design and implementation.

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Information Security Auditing

Information Security Auditing On-demand Training

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The Information Security Auditing skills path covers information systems security from the perspective of governance, implementation and operations. You'll learn the auditing process and the importance of protecting information assets.

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NIST Frameworks

NIST Frameworks On-demand Training

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The NIST Frameworks skills path covers the core concepts found in both the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF).

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Privacy and Data Protection Regulations and Technologies (U.S.)

Privacy and Data Protection Regulations and Technologies (US) On-demand Training

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The Privacy and Data Protection Regulations and Technologies (US) skills path teaches you about U.S. privacy laws, regulations and frameworks, including laws governing access to private information by law enforcement and national security agencies, issues related to workplace privacy and important state privacy laws.

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Privacy and Data Protection Regulations and Technologies (EU)

Privacy and Data Protection Regulations and Technologies (EU) On-demand Training

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The Privacy and Data Protection Regulations and Technologies (EU) skills path teaches you about important European Union laws, regulations and enforcement models, including General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the EU-US Privacy Shield.

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Cyber Systems Engineer

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