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by CAPT James Lane, USN (Ret)
By Ryan Haviland @cyberjobcentral.com
The world we live in is in a complete state of disarray. People are struggling on multiple fronts and trying now more than ever to balance priorities. We are worried about our health, our jobs, our families. Everything seems more real, or maybe more surreal, now than ever before. We are distracted by media and news. We try to sort out the facts from the hype. It is in these times, that we are more vulnerable and more susceptible and the bad guys are going to prey on that.
Cybersecurity is still one of the hottest fields to work in, and not just because of ransomware and cryptocurrency hacks.
A cyber-security job in banking is an exciting career option for those who want to protect a financial institution’s networks from attacks. As the number of digital transactions continues to grow, this field has become increasingly important. It can be difficult to keep track of all the security precautions a bank must take, but it’s essential to stay on top of the latest developments. A job in cyber-security in banking can be an extremely rewarding experience.
If you are trying to get a job in cybersecurity, your resume is the first thing hiring managers will see when deciding if you could be a good fit. Resumes should be tailored to the job you are applying for. If you have worked or currently work in cybersecurity, then this shouldn’t be too difficult to do. But, if you are new to working in the cybersecurity industry, or you have experience in other industries, you will need to do a little more work on your resume to show that you are a good candidate for a job in cybersecurity. Whether you are new to or are already working in the field, here are some tips you should know to tailor your resume for jobs in cybersecurity.
Working as a cybersecurity professional in the U.S. can grant you access to some of this country’s most highly sensitive and confidential data. Like all Federal employees and contractors, you will undergo a standard background check detailing both your criminal and credit histories. But in addition to that, you may also be required to obtain a security clearance depending on the work you do among other factors.
Experts describe the cybersecurity job landscape as a seller’s market with zero percent unemployment. Cybercrime is increasing at a rapid rate. Millions of personal records are stolen, and billions of dollars are lost to online criminals in ransom payments and recovery processes. The impact and scale of cybercrime have made the cybersecurity job market one of the hottest career paths in IT today.