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Cyber Security is the most important constituent of Information Technology that protects all kinds of information systems, (personal or professional) against all the vulnerabilities and potential attacks via the internet. Cyber Security is one of the supreme concerns of companies, private and public, wherein they are soliciting young and fresh talent to join hands for protecting the company against untargeted as well as potential malware cyber attacks. A career in cyber security is the most in-demand job role in almost every industry. Cyber Security Professionals are highly paid individuals that have high potencies of identifying and fixing vulnerabilities. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: The Ultimate Guide To Cyber Security Certifications


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CYBER SECURITY CERTIFICATIONS
Earn the Industry Recognized Most In-Demand Cyber
Security Certifications to Gear Up Your Career in
IT
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INDEX
  • Introduction
  • Top Cyber Security Threats
  • Recent Trends in Cyber Security
  • Common Skills Gap in IT Workforce
  • The Value of Certifications
  • Industry Recognized Certifications
  • ISACA
  • (ISC)2
  • EC-Council
  • COMPTIA

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INTRODUCTION
  • One Single Vulnerability is an attackers need.
  • Cyber Security is the most important constituent
    of Information Technology
  • that protects all kinds of information systems,
    (personal or professional) against
  • all the vulnerabilities and potential attacks via
    the internet.
  • Cyber Security is one of the supreme concerns of
    companies, private and public, wherein they are
    soliciting young and fresh talent to join hands
    for protecting the company against untargeted as
    well as potential malware cyber attacks.
  • A career in cyber security is the most in-demand
    job role in almost every industry. Cyber Security
    Professionals are highly paid individuals that
    have high potencies of identifying and fixing
    vulnerabilities.

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TOP CYBERSECURITY THREATS
49 Zero-Day Attacks
41 Cloud Data Leakage
38 Mobile Malware
38 Targeted Attacks
37 SQL Injection
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RECENT TRENDS IN CYBER SECURITY
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COMMON SKILL GAPS IN IT WORKFORCE
  • Lack of expertise to handle security
  • Lack of proper training to use technology
  • Poorly skilled staff in the IT Departments
  • Security policies that are inadequate to address
    evolving threats
  • Failure of IT staff to adhere to the security
    procedures

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THE VALUE OF CERTIFICATIONS
  • The value of IT Certifications has been gaining
    importance due to growing competition.
  • As technology spreads its dynamism, the need for
    IT workforce to adapt with the change is equally
    important.
  • Not only this, but the following attributes count
    on as a result of attaining certifications
  • Increasing Employee Performance
  • Reduce Skills-Gap
  • Hiring Promotion Eligibility
  • Reducing Costs

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INDUSTRY RECOGNISED CERTIFICATIONS
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CERTIFIED INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDITOR (CISA)
  • CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) is
    ranked among the top paying IT certifications in
    2016. A product by ISACA, which carries
    international standard of performance, it is of
    the most in-demand certification opted by cyber
    security professionals in order to advance their
    career in this domain.
  • The CISA credential validates a professional with
    proven ability to identify, assess, evaluate,
    monitor and control the enterprise systems.
    Considering the increasing risks and
    vulnerabilities in the digital era, it has become
    necessary to employ professionals with proven
    knowledge and skill set to audit and control
    business systems.

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CERTIFIED INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGER (CISM)
  • The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
    certification provides a higher earning potential
    as it is an advanced learning course.
  • Also a product by ISACA, this course will
    training individuals in international security
    practices, also equipping them to design, manage
    and control the information security of an
    enterprise.
  • Likewise, this training demonstrates proven
    ability of an individual in to develop and manage
    an entire information security program, on
    understanding the business goals and objectives.

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THE CERTIFIED INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY
PROFESSIONAL (CISSP)
  • The Certified Information Systems Security
    Professional (CISSP) is the most essential
    credential for a security professional to
    validate his competencies and skill set to deploy
    a diverse information security infrastructure for
    protecting the organization from potential cyber
    security hazards.
  • The course has been sponsored by International
    Information Systems Security Certification
    Consortium (ISC)2, one of worlds leading
    non-profit organization for providing healthy
    aids to the field of information security.
  • The certification qualifies a candidate to
    effectively create, implement and evaluate the
    cyber security tools and technologies used to
    facilitate healthy transfer of information across
    a diverse work environment.

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CERTIFIED ETHICAL HACKING (CEH V9)
  • Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH v9) is the most
    desired certification program being favored by
    security professionals and has become an
    indispensable asset of their portfolios. Ethical
    hacking has today become a self-regulating
    profession where students, as well as
    professionals, are gaining the necessary
    expertise to scan, test, hack and secure their
    own systems.
  • The CEH training and certification programs are
    designed for network administrators for
    developing the potent to discover vulnerable
    target systems and use white-hat hacking, a
    legitimate means to access the information
    assets.
  • This course will not only build your theoretical
    affinity but also provide practical experience to
    implement the various modules of cyber security
    and networking in your routine operations.

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EC-COUNCIL CERTIFIED SECURITY ANALYST(ECSA V9)
  • EC-COUNCIL Certified Security Analyst Training
    Certification is an amplified version of the
    domain that complements the CEH (Certified
    Ethical Hacking) certification.
  • CEH Program has today become a baseline
    description and pre-requisite of a security
    professional, and in the event of exploring their
    real-time knowledge, EC-COUNCIL devised this
    course.
  • This course offers pen test methodology through
    the deployment of its striking component the
    online cyber range, to challenge their skill set
    in a real time scenario. The ECSA certification
    validates your skills on the penetration testing
    methodologies through real-time set-ups.

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COMPUTER HACKING FORENSIC INVESTIGATOR(CHFI V9)
  • The CHFI v9 is the worlds most comprehensive
    computer hacking forensic program that delivers
    essential knowledge of digital forensic
    techniques and standard forensic tools
    accompanied by hands-on labs to identify intruder
    footprints and gather necessary evidence for its
    prosecution.
  • This training presents a methodological approach
    to digital forensics including searching and
    seizing, chain-of-custody, acquisition,
    preservation, analysis and reporting of digital
    evidence.
  • The CHFI sets global standards for computer
    forensic best practices having set a recognition
    amongst Fortune 500 enterprises globally.

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COMPTIA NETWORK
  • CompTIA Network is a vendor-neutral, globally
    recognized networking certification that
    demonstrates proven ability of an individual to
    design, configure, manage and troubleshoot
    hardware and software networks.
  • With increasing demand of sustaining security in
    various domains, be it finance, healthcare or
    information services or even considering the
    government and military agencies, organizations
    want vendor-neutral certifications that can help
    train their workforce to securing networks.
  • CompTIA Network provides the right platform of
    training and certification in increasing the
    companys productivity by equipping professionals
    with the ability to configure, manage and
    troubleshoot networking systems in their
    organizations.

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COMPTIA SECURITY
  • CompTIA Security is a vendor-neutral, globally
    recognized certifications that introduce
    participants to the concepts of security and
    equip them in dealing with all the
    vulnerabilities of network security and risk
    management.
  • This course is intended for students as well as
    professionals, whether planning to understand
    security concepts or even aiming to increase
    their knowledge of network security.
  • This certification will build solid foundations
    of knowledge and applications of network security
    that will help aspirants in addressing their job
    roles and move towards a more rewarding career in
    their domain.

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COMPTIA A
  • CompTIA A is one of the most comprehensive and
    extensive Level 1 certification that provides
    foundational knowledge and understanding of
    hardware and software technologies that are
    essential in building a career in cyber security.
  • The curriculum of this course provides help and
    support in various activities such as cyber
    investigations, forensics, and cyber law
    enforcement.
  • This course will prepare candidates in handling
    the most challenging technological problems with
    supreme efficiency of knowledge and application.
    Also this course will teach best practices of
    troubleshooting networking and security across a
    diverse platform of devices and systems.

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