What been stored for Cybersecurity Career in 2021?

We have already a few day in the year 2021 and surely a lot of people out there want to know the job that available to cybersecurity field.

Disclaimer: This is only my thought on the topics which might be wrong and true.

The certification that required for the cybersecurity staff in the year 2021 would be as follows:

  1. OSCP
  2. CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601)
  3. (ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  4. (ISACA) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  5. (ISACA) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  6. (ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  7. CREST Certification

According to The New York Times report, they expected that the demand for CyberSecurity jobs will increase manifold and it can be reached to 3.5 Million in 2021 that will be unfilled positions.

The unfilled positions list can be seen as follows:

Penetration Tester

The job scope of Penetration Tester would be to test the system whether they can penetrate the organisation’s system or application to test the organization’s system strength. There’s the reason that all organization will need to hire a group of Penetration Tester.

They also can perform various type of assessment including Web Server Assessment, Mobile Penetration Testing, Network Assessment and so on by using the same trick and technique that been used by the attacker to verify the system vulnerabilities.

We can expect that the Penetration Tester job available worldwide this year could reach 6,597.

Security Architect

For those are not familiar with Security Architect, it is a job that focus on designs, builds and manage the infrastructure that related to security. Those are working as Security Architect will need to think like attackers in order to give a solid security protection against the attackers.

We can expect that the Security Architect job available worldwide this year could reach 6,122.

Security Software Developer

Those developers which will integrate all the security best practices into the system would be clarified as Security Software Developer where they will need to ensure the software that they developing are robust and effective. They will communicate with other cybersecurity experts in the organisation to achieve the agreement on the security strategies.

We can expect that the Security Software Developer job available worldwide this year could reach 1,575.

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

The job position CISO will be labelled as a Senior-Level Position to oversee all type of information and details that involved within the organisation. However, depending on the organization objective and direction, the job can be involved with a number of project and responsibilities that include communicating with the top management and a few people especially cybersecurity team.

Author: Wan Ariff

He brings with him working experience in Information Security filed which specializing in Penetration Testing and Digital Forensic. His passion is more to IT Security

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