Cybersecurity specialist / technician
The cybersecurity specialist/technician role includes a variety of entry-level information security positions commonly held by people who are transitioning from IT and networking into cybersecurity.
What does a cybersecurity specialist do?
Cybersecurity specialists and technicians require knowledge of how to perform essential cybersecurity duties such as network security, vulnerability assessments and intrusion detection.
It is one of four entry-level, core cybersecurity roles mapped directly to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education’s CyberSeek model.
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Active Directory with Windows Server 2016
AWS Essentials & Solutions Architect Associate
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+)
ICS/SCADA Security Fundamentals
Information Security Fundamentals
Network Security Fundamentals
OWASP Top Ten
Secure Coding Fundamentals
Web Server Protection
Windows 10 Host Security
Common job titles
- Information security specialist
- IT specialist information security
- Cyber security specialist
- Information technology specialist — information security
- IT security specialist
U.S. job openings
- Information security
- Information systems
- Information assurance
- Network security
- Vulnerability assessment
- Intrusion detection
- Customer service
- Project management
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