Trends That Could Affect Your Next Cybersecurity Role

Trends That Could Affect Your Next Cybersecurity Role

CompTIA Released a Report That Highlights the Trends in Cybersecurity Daily Attacks

CompTIA LogoTechnology changes and so do cyberattacks. CompTIA works closely with current job roles and responsibilities in the cybersecurity field to help update trends in the past 3 years. When students renew their IT credentials as well as CompTIA Security + training they are showcasing to employers that their knowledge is up-to-date and meeting industry standards. CompTIA Security+ is the gateway towards your Cybersecurity career pathway, once you pass the exam, understand the material, then you will have a solid foundation on security. 

CompTIA released Cybersecurity Trends Impacting Careers and CompTIA Certifications, this is a summary of what they found, and how it can affect your next job role.

  1. The main skills for cybersecurity will not change but the infrastructure environment will be different. The main policy difference will be when specialists are storing the data in a third-party system, there needs to be ownership rules and agreements.
  2. Cybersecurity attacks have increased, and IT practitioners need to defend against the new and old attacks. Using drones to fly over to capture data will be another threat to consider and specialists need to be aware to defend against low flying objects.
  3. Software security is also a threat in many organizations with the boom in cloud services and IoT devices. With this boom in security, CompTIA CySA+ “will cover more application security analyst skills, while CompTIA Security+ will cover cybersecurity best practices for the software development life cycle (SDLC).” Be ready for this change when taking the CompTIA CySA+ Training Course
  4. Cybersecurity specialists need to be more proactive in predicting and safeguarding against these new threats. The job roles require specialists to hunt out threats and bring new techniques for finding incidents outside of SOC.
  5. The cybersecurity specialist needs to make sure that their practices comply with IT rules and regulations. Otherwise, the corporations that employ them will face heavy fines for breaking government regulations.
  6. What should specialists do when to help to seep through tens of thousands of security alerts they receive each day? That is where incident response skills are needed to expand into IoT devices, cloud security. Using software tools like SPLUNK to help mitigate security threats.

 

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Resources:

Launching a Career in Cybersecurity 

5 Cybersecurity Career Paths with Job Roles and Salaries

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