There are many like it, but this one is mine.
One of our core values at Fishtech CYDERES is “constant improvement” — in that spirit please consider this an early rough draft to be significantly iterated in the coming weeks, but because the question I’m most commonly asked is some variant of “how can I get into Cyber Security?” — and in the spirit of “if you’re not embarrassed by your MVP you’ve waited too long to ship” — here goes.
You may want to start with the excellent NIST NICE framework, available at:
Start by registering with Cybrary at https://www.cybrary.it
For additional context, the CEO of Cybrary had an excellent interview here: http://www.activecyber.net/cybrarys-free-and-for-pay-training-offerings-helps-to-turn-cyber-novices-into-professionals/
if you don’t already have it, take a 101 level basics IT course that teaches you a bit of everything. Don’t pursue specific certification yet, although if you ace this it might be worth actually getting the certificate someday:
The CompTIA A+ 901 certification prep course is a self-study resource to help students prepare for the CompTIA A+…www.cybrary.it
A+ is basically the 101 that will expose you to a bit of everything.
Sec+ is like A+ but focused on Security 101
There are many career opportunities for IT and cybersecurity professionals. If you're wondering where to start to help…www.cybrary.it
CompTIA has great content around the certification as well:
CompTIA Security+ sets the standard for best practices in IT security and risk management.certification.comptia.org
Lots of interesting ways to go beyond there just in beginner level:
What is Network Security? Network Security is the process of taking physical and software preventative measures to…www.cybrary.it
Many organizations have begun allowing employees to use their personal devices for work purposes. Although convenient…www.cybrary.it
What is Information Systems Security? Commonly referred to as INFOSEC, refers to the processes and methodologies…www.cybrary.it
What is Enterprise Security Architecture? A framework for applying a comprehensive method of describing the current and…www.cybrary.it
Some good random reading resources:
Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. Get a constantly updating feed of breaking news, fun stories,…www.reddit.com
You might think of cybersecurity as a specialized, niche career-not a skill that the average person should learn about.…www.forbes.com
To take your security expertise to the next level:
SANS Institute is the most trusted resource for information security training, cyber security certifications and…www.sans.org
The CISSP is ideal for experienced security practitioners, managers and executives interested in proving their knowledge…www.isc2.org