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How To Be a Cyber Expert

To Be a Cyber Expert

Experts in the field of computer security can work in a variety of positions, including those as network and computer systems administrators or information security analysts. To be a cyber expert with good knowledge it is important that your basics are very clean and fluent. Cyber security is a vast field and you need to start with basics of Operating system (Windows, Linux), Networking, Cryptography, Web Application, javascript and programming languages (C, C++, Java, Python, PHP etc)

Research

Research an area of interest and focus on it. Knowledge and understanding is key to be a cyber expert. Download open source software that is used for vulnerability detection like Nessus and meta spoilt etc

Stay Updated

In the field of cyber expert, you must be up to date to new research and studies. In-depth study is the only key to grow in this field.

Security Test

Perform vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments. Analyse and establish security requirements for your systems or networks. Make targets and follow your security tests.

Advise

Provide technical advice to teammate. Research and recommend security upgrades.

Get Certified

You must earn security certificate in order to get recognised. Some certifications are Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) etc. to be a cyber expert.

 

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