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Is cybersecurity the right field for you?

October 6, 2020

If you are looking for a career with almost unlimited growth potential, cybersecurity might well be the ideal path for you. The ideal candidate will have a good blend of both tech and soft skills.

Technical skills can be broken down into two categories: hands-on skills and conceptual technical knowledge, which can vary depending on the job. In terms of soft skills, companies look for cybersecurity experts who have the following skills: understand the big picture, can simplify concepts to others who may not be as tech-savvy, love to solve puzzles, enjoy being up to speed with new and emerging threats, are not afraid to ask questions, and can work in a team and genuinely want to help others.

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