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Career prospects in Cyber Security

In the present day, post-COVID 19 world, the virtual world is an extension of the physical world we live in. And now, more than ever, cyber security has become one of the most in-demand fields with a multitude of career options opening up. According to a NASSCOM report, India alone would need 1 million cyber security professionals by 2020.

With the continued advancement of the internet and the increasing reliance on digital devices, businesses and individuals are at risk of data breaches and other cyber attacks. As a result, there is a growing need for professionals with the skills to protect against these threats.

  1. Network Security Engineer
  2. Cyber Security Analyst
  3. Security Architect
  4. Cyber Security Manager
  5. Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  6. Information Security Manager
  7. Cybersecurity Engineer
  8. Application Security Engineer
  9. Ethical Hackers
  10. Incident Manager

While these are the main job opportunities, there are plenty of interlinked jobs that are related too. These will include information risk auditors, firewalls, security device development professionals, security analysts, intrusion detection specialists, computer security incident responders, cryptologists, and vulnerability assessors. Do your research well, and apply for a position that fits you.