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Consider A Career in Cybersecurity

Are you interested in a cybersecurity career?

If you like a challenge, enjoy solving problems, investigating things and technology, cybersecurity might be right for you! There were approximately 350,000 open cybersecurity positions that went unfilled in 2016 and the number is expected to increase to over 500,000 by 2021 in the United States alone. The need for qualified cybersecurity professionals is not going away and neither is cybercrime.

Don't have a technical background or degree? No problem! If you have aptitude and a passion for cybersecurity, there are many options out there to help you learn the hands-on skills and earn the certifications you need to succeed. Career changers from all fields are finding their way into InfoSec. Ready to get started?

Test your cybersecurity aptitude today with the SANS CyberTalent Aptitude Assessment. This is a 30 questions assessment that will focuses on the three core elements of aptitude: Comprehension, Problem Solving Skills, and Knowledge Application. It measures each with a unique combination that assesses both common aptitude attributes and unique cybersecurity-specific attributes identified by SANS experts and aptitude researchers.

Click here to get started. You will need a SANS Portal Account to access the Assessment. If you don't have an account, you can set one up quickly. It's free and also gives you access to the other free webcasts, newsletters and other SANS research.