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Cybersecurity engineer

The cybersecurity engineer role includes a variety of advanced-level information security positions related to implementing and maintaining cybersecurity systems.

What does a cybersecurity engineer do?

Cybersecurity engineers require an advanced understanding of information security principles, including network security, authentication, cryptography, and project and risk management.

It is one of three advanced-level, core cybersecurity roles mapped directly to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education’s CyberSeek model.

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(ISC)² CISSP
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(ISC)² CISSP

(ISC)² CISSP

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification path teaches you the skills and best practices needed to create and execute enterprise-wide information security strategies.

(ISC)² CISSP-ISSEP
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(ISC)² CISSP-ISSEP

(ISC)² CISSP-ISSEP

The Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (CISSP-ISSEP) certification path teaches you how to design, construct and operate a network with a defined level of availability, integrity and confidentiality.

CompTIA CASP+
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CompTIA CASP+

CompTIA CASP+

The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) certification path prepares your for CompTIA's most prestigious information security certification. You'll learn the skills required to conceptualize, design and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments.

Introduction to Applied Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
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Introduction to Applied Cryptography and Cryptanalysis

Introduction to Applied Cryptography and Cryptanalysis

This learning path introduces cryptography, its applications, and methods for decrypting and deobfuscating data.

Security Engineering
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Security Engineering

Security Engineering

The Security Engineering skill path teaches you concepts related to security architecture and engineering, including technical integration of enterprise security, security design and implementation, secure maintenance and disposal, and more.

Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
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Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

The Secure SDLC learning path is a step-by-step approach to integrate the security controls into your software or system development life cycle. You will learn how to use each phase to develop or establish both proactive and reactive security controls across your organization. You can also learn about various tools, techniques and best practices to achieve your organizational goals.

Overview

Common job titles
  • Security engineer
  • Network security engineer
  • Information security engineer
  • Cybersecurity engineer
U.S. job openings
  • 53,175
Most-requested skills
  • Information security
  • Network security
  • Linux
  • Information systems
  • Python
  • Cryptography
  • Project management
  • Cisco
  • Authentication

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