As cybersecurity continues to grow and evolve, so does the demand for skilled professionals in the field. However, getting started in cybersecurity can be daunting, especially for those unfamiliar with the industry. That's why the New to Cyber Field Manual provides a comprehensive guide to help aspiring professionals like you navigate this complex field.
The New to Cyber Field Manual, first released in 2021 and recently updated, serves as an essential guide for aspiring cybersecurity professionals looking to unlock their potential and break into the industry. This comprehensive resource covers everything from the fundamentals of cybersecurity to more advanced concepts like career paths in the field and certification. In this blog post, we'll explore the latest updates to this invaluable resource and how it can help newcomers like you navigate the complex landscape of the cybersecurity industry.
So what's new in this updated version? For starters, we updated the manual to include the latest information on cybersecurity resources, trends, and fast-growing subfields, like cloud security, open-source intelligence (OSINT), and governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). The Design Your Path section provides a sampling of eight subfields within cybersecurity to help you determine the right path for your career.
Another exciting update to the manual is a new section dedicated to job search tips and tricks. The section includes a list of common entry-level job titles within the field as well as guidance from hiring managers on how to read between the lines of job postings and position yourself as a qualified candidate. With this new addition, the manual equips you with the tools you need to land your dream cybersecurity job.
To further enhance your learning experience, the updated manual includes new resources like cybersecurity books and New2Cyber Summit videos. With these resources and the latest updates, the New to Cyber Field Manual is invaluable for aspiring cybersecurity professionals. It provides the knowledge and guidance you need to unlock your potential and succeed in this dynamic and rapidly growing industry.
You can download your copy of the New to Cyber Field Manual here.