All of us have suffered the past recent months with Modi’s efforts at eradicating black money. The demonetization movement happening has had more people embracing online and digital transactions. With the rise in online transactions, the need to secure people’s confidential financial information has to rise in proportion as well. As IT professionals, moving into the field of cyber security, can be both fulfilling and also financially rewarding.
According to http://www.networkworld.com, the number of jobs increasing yearly in the field of cyber security is 3.5x higher than other IT jobs. This means, getting trained and certified as a cyber-security specialist gives you an advantage over your counterparts, in getting placed in a job with a high salary also. While you can easily get a job in this field as a fresher, in order to be successful, the kind of knowledge that experience will give you will make you more sought out as an expert cyber security specialist.
Getting a general job in the computer field will help you build your knowledge, which will help you uncover the potential gaps through which a company can be attacked, according to http://www.computerworld.com. You can easily plug in the gaps in which cyber-attacks happen, but once that gap is closed, another will come in its place. But having experience and exposure in the field will help you uncover the root/fundamental causes of the gaps. This means you can stop the attacks and leaks of sensitive information and prevent future breaches in security.
Professionals working in the IT field, often feel burnt out and lose the enthusiasm with which they started. By changing into the rewarding profession, you can use the knowledge from your years of experience and help protect the public and the company from having their sensitive and private information leaked, as a police of cyber space. So, get your certification in this rewarding and exciting new field of cyber security.