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Break into Cybersecurity

If you are looking to explore a career in cyber security you are in the right place. Whether you are a student or an experienced professional there are several resources to help you decide whether Cyber Security is the one for you. Below is a list of curated content to help you guide on what this industry is about, how to break in and make your mark.

Blue Team

A career in defensive security, including security analysis, application security, network security, cloud security, and more. 

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Red Team

A career in offensive security, including penetration testing and ethical hacking.

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Resources

CSNP Resources

  1. Blogs on cyber security careers for beginners https://www.csnp.org/blog/categories/careers

  2. Launch a career in Cyber Security in 2021 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3ZyxKE3oME

  3. CSNP led trainings - https://www.csnp.org/education

Resources online

  1. Excellent guide to various career paths available in cyber security https://niccs.cisa.gov/workforce-development/cyber-career-pathways

  2. Understand various cyber security career paths https://www.cyberhuntingguide.net/

  3. Curated Cybersec resources - https://www.accesscyber.org/resources/

  4. Cyber security conferences throughout the year - https://infosec-conferences.com/

  5. Red team tools collection - https://inventory.raw.pm/tools.html

  6. Several free resources by SANS (webcast/White papers/Training Materials) - https://www.sans.org/free

  7. Entry to cyber blue print - https://cybermentordojo.com/cybermentordojo-entry-to-cyber-blueprint/

 

General & DEI communities

  1. Group to find mentors for various cyber career path https://cybermentordojo.com/

  2. Global community for women in security https://www.wicys.org/ (Chapters available across states/countries)

  3. Other Diversity communities

    1. https://www.blacksincyberconf.com/

    2. https://www.mincybsec.org/

    3. https://www.empowhercybersecurity.org/

  4. Online resources about cybersec communities & forums

    1. https://www.goanywhere.com/blog/40-cybersecurity-user-groups-forums-and-communities-to-join

    2. https://digitalguardian.com/blog/top-50-infosec-networking-groups-join

    3. https://resources.infosecinstitute.com/topic/top-16-cybersecurity-websites-cybersecurity-forums-subreddits-for-it-and-security-professionals-and-more/

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