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Career Questions tagged Computer Security

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Paul Feb 28 171 views

What are the requirements to join the NSA?

What are the requirements to join the NSA working in cybersecurity and obtain a security clearance?

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Samuel Feb 27 97 views

What does a typical day look like as an Information Security Engineer?

I've been given the assignment to ask career professionals questions about their jobs, so my first has to be what's a typical day like as an Information Security Engineer.

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Aidan Dec 13, 2022 145 views

How would I get into the cybersecurity field?

I don't really know what I want to do and I think CyberSecurity seems cool.

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chris Sep 07, 2022 198 views

2.whats the typical schedule for security work????

Night shift or day shift weekends???

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Daniel Jul 28, 2022 397 views

How common are promotional opportunities in the field of Cyber Security (e.g: promotion wise)

Hello my name is Daniel I am a current Cyber Security prospect and would appreciate information on how consistent or common promotional opportunities are.

Any information helps, Thank you for your time.

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kavon Jun 02, 2022 249 views

Whats a typical day being a security analysis?

The reason I had asked this because I was trying to see what its like being a security analysis

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James May 04, 2022 362 views

What is the best part of being a Information Security Analyst?

Need more information on this.

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James May 04, 2022 458 views

Is there any travel in being an Information Security Analyst

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James May 03, 2022 376 views

What is the most money you can make as a Information Security Analyst?

Trying to get more information.

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James May 03, 2022 311 views

Why did you want to be a Information Security Analyst

Trying to get more information about this topic.

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Sian Apr 19, 2022 262 views

Do I have to be really good with computers to be an information security analyzer?

I know how to do basics on computers, but I do not think I am all that tech-savvy.

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Giridhar Aug 11, 2020 446 views

Are B.Sc Cyber Forensics students eligible for an M.S. in Cyber Security?

I have completed my 12th std. and am planning on doing a B.Sc in Cyber Forensics. I am definitely going to pursue a masters degree in the United States but wanted to know if I would be eligible for an M.S. in Cyber Security. Or... do I have to stick to an M.S. in Digital Forensics?...

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Gillian Jul 17, 2020 627 views

How much training do you receive on a full time cyber security job?

There are a plethora of different cyber security jobs out there, with much to learn as you are being introduced to the many different concepts of cyber security. After accepting a full time cyber security position, how much/what kind of training do you typically receive starting into your...

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Jalaal Jan 22, 2018 957 views

What are jobs like with a computer science/computer engineering degree? As well as other tech jobs.

I'm a junior in high school. I am part of my schools tech academy and I hope to find a career in tech when I get older. I want to major in computer sciences or computer engineering. I'm interested in video games,baseball and cars. I just really don't know what the jobs are like in these majors....

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Nickolas Oct 30, 2017 7483 views

Does Cyber Security require alot of math?

Lets just say I am no math buff, It has to be my worst subject.
I have always had a hard time with mathematics,and I am curious is Cyber Security require alot of math or not.
#cybersecurity #computer-security #computer-networking #computer-and-network-security #cyber-security

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Nickolas Sep 21, 2017 814 views

I am a Junior in High School and I was wondering what I can do now to prepare for a job in Cyber Security

I am asking because I told my uncle who is constantly telling me to be smart about what I choose to do and I am not genius when it comes to my education I am smart in some areas but in stuff like Science and Math I show my weakness. And I am asking to see how other people in my similar...

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Daniel Feb 28, 2017 1313 views

How to prepare for Cyber Security as a high school student?

I'm interested in doing Cyber Security in the future but I don't know how to prepare for it. I'm still in high school and I am taking computer programming related courses like CSAP. #computer-science #computer-programming #cyber-security #computer-networking #computer-security

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nicholas Feb 21, 2017 1222 views

how would i go about becoming an ethical hacker

i have always been interested in the idea of hacking #technology #cyber-security #computer-security #network-security #information-security #it-security

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Brandon Feb 09, 2017 1066 views

What is the best online program for obtaining cyber-security experience?

I may be planning on going into the cyber-security/network security, so I was wondering where and what would offer me the best experience and knowledge on security basics at any place and anytime. #networking #cyber-security #computer-security #it-management #online-learning #network-security...

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shaun Dec 12, 2016 941 views

my school does not have a computer science class or any other computer class

im 13 a know im young to be on a career website but i want to work in cyber security. knowing my school does not have computer science i am self teaching my self Linux and python so i can know basic knowledge of cyber security. but can i get in two a college or university by being self taught...

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Elisabeth Oct 31, 2016 942 views

How much computer science experience do I need before I decide to major in that in college?

I want to major in computer science because I think it's a really cool subject and I want to learn more, but I feel like I don't have as much experience as everyone else who majors in that. I'm in AP computer science right now and I'm getting it as I go along, but everyone else in the class is...

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Ryan Oct 30, 2016 848 views

What kind of jobs can one pursue with a degree in cybersecurity, and would a computer science degree open more doors?

My main goal in college is to achieve a master's degree in cybersecurity, however, I'm not sure if computer science would have a broader spectrum of career paths. #computer-science #computer #cyber-security #computer-security #cyber-defense

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Nicholas Oct 30, 2016 1057 views

What are the top colleges for Computer Science and Cyber Security?

In the future, I plan to go to a college for a computer science and cyber security major. I just haven't been able to find the "perfect" college. I thought I would ask for people's opinion who are actually in the field of study. Thank you. #computer-science #computer #computer-security

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aleya Oct 29, 2016 1556 views

What kinds of things do people do in Cyber Security?

I have heard that they hack into a server for weaknesses in it, so they can make the server more safe from attacks. Is there more to it? #technology #cyber-security #computer-security

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Sara Oct 26, 2016 936 views

If I don't know as much as my high school peers about tech, will I be behind in college?

The high school I currently attend doesn't have tech classes that delve into the topics of cyber security (or what cyber even is, for that matter), computer programming, or the basic fundamentals of how computers are built. Over the summer, I was chosen as a participant for the GenCyber Program...

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Namito Oct 22, 2016 721 views

What would you consider as a major with potential to become the most essential for businesses?

I am planning to major in Computer Science for my first year of college next fall but looking for any other majors that could affect businesses in the near future. #computer-science #computer-software #business #college-major #computer-programming #computer-hardware #computer-networking...

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Darryl Oct 22, 2016 1245 views

In the Computer Science/Programming field, are credentials more important than student projects?

I plan to get a Master's degree in Computer Science, Programming, Software Engineering, or a related field. However, a lot of people I've talked to in the Computer Science field have told me that a MS degree in this field is unnecessary, and potential employers will judge you more based on any...

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stephany Sep 14, 2016 921 views

what program language should i learn next already experienced with java and python

i have no one who has experience in computer science #computer-security

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a Jul 08, 2016 1927 views

Would it be wise to take AP Calculus to pursue a career in Information Technology?

Hi, I just became a senior in high school and have plans to pursue a career in IT security. I have a choice to take AP Calculus this year. My other options are Business Math or Statistics. Would Calculus be a helpful course to prepare for an IT career? I know it is not a mandatory course to...

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Liz May 03, 2016 3537 views

What is the most exciting part of your job in computer security?

We learned about careers in computer security in school but it didn't sound as interesting or exciting as some others we've learned about, so i want to know what the best part of your job is. What is the most exciting thing about it? #computer-software #technology #computer-security #cyber-crime