Cyber Security

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Why Cyber-Security

Cyber-Security is one of the most in demand career opportunities today. The demand for workers in CyberSecurity is growing. According to Cyberseek, there are over 300,000 open positions across the country. In the Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater area they estimate over 4,000 open positions, but the supply of qualified workers is very low. This makes Cyber-Security a great choice for a job seeker looking into get into a career with lots of opportunities to move up the ladder. Virtually every day there are news articles about breaches and cyber attacks. The need is soaring for companies, the military and government agencies–at the local, state and federal levels.

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IT Security Certifications

This is what you need to Succeed

DOD 8570

What is the DOD 8570 chart and why does it matter in your Cyber-Security career? Many jobs have a government requirement: If you are in a role where you might have access to sensitive government information, then you must have at a minimum of one of the certifications listed for that role (see chart). Even businesses who never do business with the government are now often requiring these in similar positions.

DOD 8570 chart

Here are just a few of the most popular certifications that meet the DOD 8570 requirements:

IT Security Classes

CompTIA Security+

The most popular entry-level certification

CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Security+ training provides an exceptional introduction to the Cyber-Security career and also is normally a much better way to start than plowing right into an advanced cyber-security program. With Security+, you’ll develop a powerful foundation of knowledge that you can build on– helping you advance your career in the short term as well as the long term future. This also meets the DOD 8570 requirement for IAT Level II and IAM Level I.
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CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner


CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification training can help you be ready for an better career in Cyber-Security. This course is intended for professionals who have the expertise and skills needed to plan, design and set up secure solutions. The CASP certification also meets the qualifications for DOD 8570 IAT Level III, IAM Level II, as well as IASAE I and II.
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Certified Ethical Hacker


Certified Ethical Hacker training will help you learn to stop hackers by learning how to act like one. The CEH training immerses students in an interactive setting where you will learn how to check, test, hack, and guard your own systems. You will learn how infiltrators widen privileges and what steps can be taken to guard a system. The CEH certification meets the DOD 8570 requirement for the following positions: CNDSP Analyst, CNDSP Infrastructure Support, CNDSP Incident Reporter, and CNDSP Auditor.
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Certified Information Systems Security Professional


The CISSP certification is a world-wide accepted Cyber-Security certification administered and bestowed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, also known as (ISC)2. This is likely the most desired certification for Cyber-Security management positions. There are two leveles, CISSP Associate and CISSP. To get the full CISSP certification, you must meet the experience requirements. Both the CISSP and CISSP Associate meet the DOD 8570 requirements for IAT Level III, IAM Level II and III, as well as IASAE levels I and II
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