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Blog Category: Cybersecurity

Are Cybersecurity Boot Camps Worth It in 2021?

Boot camps. No, the ones we’re thinking of don’t have anything to do with camouflage fatigues or 6 a.m. pushups — yet they are designed to get you into fighting shape within a few short weeks. The boot camps we’re focused on are all about learning industry-grade cybersecurity skills through comprehensive coursework. Over the past…

Getting Into Cybersecurity With a Nontechnical Background

Want to know the best-kept secret in cyber? Well, here it is: You don’t need to be a tech wizard to thrive in information security. Yes, yes, we know; even writing it feels a little slanderous. Nontechnical cybersecurity backgrounds? The phrase seems like a contradiction in itself. Hollywood stereotypes suggest that cybersecurity pros spend their…

Cybersecurity Analyst Job Description & Role Breakdown

We all know the broad strokes of what cybersecurity professionals do in their day-to-day — they fight cybercrime, patch vulnerabilities, and protect our data. But ask the average layperson to get into the nitty-gritty details of a cybersecurity analyst job description, and they’ll probably draw a blank. While most know that cybersecurity analysts strive to…

The Beginner’s Guide to Cybersecurity

What is Cybersecurity? Cybersecurity refers to the practice of safeguarding systems, computers and data from digital attacks. These attacks often involve attempts to breach, modify, or damage the target’s computer system, resulting in interruption or downtime for services, theft of confidential or proprietary data and exposure of personal information. The field of cybersecurity is ever…