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Road Map To A $200,000 Cybersecurity Job
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RobAttfield
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RobAttfield,
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2/26/2017 | 12:12:41 AM
Affordability
If only I could afford to do such certifications, I'd be all for it. Having them would really help my chances at a second go in the I.T industry.
kasstri
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kasstri,
User Rank: Strategist
2/27/2017 | 10:40:54 AM
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Having them would really help my chances at a second
Mihap
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Mihap,
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2/27/2017 | 9:29:08 PM
Re: website
The ones that go for the certifications are those that really want to work in that industry. It is useless to go for it if you are not up for that sector.
PaulY656
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PaulY656,
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3/2/2017 | 11:49:12 AM
Well written article, however.....
Your point about securing clearance credentials BEFORE landing a guvmint job is just unrealistic. Do you have any idea how much a TS-SCI clearance costs? There are very few jobs posted that will foot the bill for a clearance if you don't already have one - and the cost is the reason why.
chesteroni
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chesteroni,
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3/3/2017 | 11:36:27 AM
Re: Well written article, however.....
I don't realise. So... how much does it cost to receive such clearance?
utsec12
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utsec12,
User Rank: Apprentice
3/3/2017 | 1:27:17 PM
Good tips!
In my view, #2, and #4 are the most important.  For any InfoSec professional to rise to the $200K mark, has to be a good communicator, negotiator, and very organized (strategically speaking).  You have to be able to understand the industry/business goals (C-Suite) and align with these.  And have the experience (technical) like in #4.  I don't think anyone can just decide to pay for a TS clearance.  
JosephM852
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JosephM852,
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3/13/2017 | 1:44:48 AM
Great
Get certs, work hard, get experience. Mind-boggling advice.


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