CISA Offers Tool for Career Navigation

The new Cyber Career Pathways Tool helps individuals understand the roles in cybersecurity and how to prepare for them.

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

August 6, 2020

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On a career path where titles can be of little help, cybersecurity professionals can have difficulty navigating career advancement. Since a professional shortage is a very real cybersecurity problem, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a tool to help professionals — and would-be professionals — understand career possibilities and how to make them realities.

The Cyber Career Pathways Tool is designed to help professionals understand how to navigate moves within the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework. The tool breaks the workforce into five distinct skill communities and then describes the attributes of the 52 work roles within them, along with ways that individuals can take action to meet the qualifications for those roles.

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