Required Education & Training
  • BS in CE, CS, IT Security, Cyber, 3
Industry Recognized Credentials
  • COMPTIA Network +, Security +, C, Python, C+, COMPTIA CySA+, Project +, CISM, Pentest+, CEH,, ISACA,(SANS, GIAC), CISCO (CCT, CCNA, CCHE) PLUS, COMPTIA CASP+, ISC2 CISSP
Median Wages $103,000 Education Providers
  • Public and private 2-year and 4-year colleges, universities
  • Bootcamps & technical Centers
  • Certification entities such as COMPTIA, Microsoft, Google, ITIL
  • intrusion detection, prevention, penetration and vulnerability testing
  • Firewalls
  • Secure coding practices, ethical hacking and threat modeling
  • Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems
  • Virtualization technologies
  • MySQL/MSSQL database platforms
  • Identity and access management principles
  • Application security and encryption technologies
  • Secure network architectures
  • Subnetting, domain name server (DNS), encryption technologies and standards, virtual private networks (VPNs), virtual LANs (VLANs), voice over IP (VoIP) and other network routing methods
  • Network and web-related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, user datagram protocol (UDP), IP security (IPsec), HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols, etc.)
  • Advanced persistent threats (APT), phishing and social engineering, network access controllers (NAC), gateway anti-malware and enhanced authentication
All Levels

Foundational employability skills, written and verbal communication skills, customer oriented, analytical problem solving skills, and growing knowledge of business processes.
NOTE: each position must demonstrate the competencies and credentials of the previous position