Information technology certification has always been a daunting proposition. The books and study materials are expensive, and classroom training is expensive, and the exams themselves are not cheap either. Couple these costs with the time it takes to study, prepared, and test, time that can’t be billed to a client, and therefore hits your bottom line.
Finally, some good news for cybersecurity professionals, and those that would like to be: Cybrary offers free online security training in many certification tracks, such as:
- Ethical Hacking
- Computer Forensics
- Post Exploitation
- Social Engineering and Manipulation
- Python for Security Professionals
- Malware Analysis
- Advanced Penetration Testing
Take a look, there may be something waiting for you that is on your to do list.
About the Author:I am a cybersecurity and IT instructor, cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. I am an owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, I also conduct security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. I also teach Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. I work as an information technology and cybersecurity instructor for several training and certification organizations. I have worked in corporate, military, government, and workforce development training environments I am a frequent speaker at professional conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. I have been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at http://wyzguyscybersecurity.com