Is this a good time to be in the field of InfoSec, (ISC)2 report shows the skills shortage is getting worse.

 

Over the next five years, the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs will rise to a whopping 1.8 million, a 20% increase from 2015 estimates, according to a new (ISC)2 survey released. Cybersecurity Faces 1.8 Million Worker Shortfall By 2022

 

Start learning InfoSec basic:

When planning to take on this career, at early stage of this career you may get as much practical experience as possible and achieve industry-standard qualifications offered by such as Microsoft, CISCO, Checkpoint, Symantec and HP. Also vendor-independent learning path A+, Network+, and Security+ qualifications are recommended.

When evaluating prospective InfoSec candidates, employers frequently look to certification as one of the measure of excellence in continuing education and commitment to learning. Below are the 7 most sought out InfoSec certifications.

 

InfoSec Salaries review:

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