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11/3/2016
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8 Hot Skills Sought By IT Security Departments

No company wants to leak customer data, have intellectual property stolen, or experience business services taken offline. Those that recognize these risks are thus scrambling to hire the right people to fill their information security roles.
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Troubleshooting


- Indeed job search: troubleshooting information security = 20,334 job openings
- Common job title keywords: Analysts, Engineers, Specialist
- 3,418 of the positions pay over $100K per year
- Most (682) located in Washington, DC 

As NRI SecureTechnologies' vice president of business development Zachary Scott and account executive Danielle Kingsbury explain, troubleshooting skills can be applied to any detected problem or anomaly. This skill set represents a critical component in understanding protected systems and those used to protect the environment. Security pros armed with troubleshooting skills can figure out what's working, where things can be improved, and then identify what's broken and how to fix any problems.

Finely tuned troubleshooting skills create an environment for enhanced efficiency, improved results, and notable cost-savings by allowing applications, devices, and systems to run at their optimal levels and with reduced risk of compromise, they say. A compromised system represents a huge loss to the enterprise. Quickly analyzing an incident, troubleshooting it to find the root cause, and using that information to get things back on track can prove extremely beneficial.

The basics of troubleshooting can be learned in the classroom, which provides a safe environment to practice these skills outside of real-world situations, the NRI SecureTechnologies execs note.

Troubleshooting

  • Indeed job search: troubleshooting information security = 20,334 job openings
  • Common job title keywords: Analysts, Engineers, Specialist
  • 3,418 of the positions pay over $100K per year
  • Most (682) located in Washington, DC

As NRI SecureTechnologies' vice president of business development Zachary Scott and account executive Danielle Kingsbury explain, troubleshooting skills can be applied to any detected problem or anomaly. This skill set represents a critical component in understanding protected systems and those used to protect the environment. Security pros armed with troubleshooting skills can figure out whats working, where things can be improved, and then identify whats broken and how to fix any problems.

Finely tuned troubleshooting skills create an environment for enhanced efficiency, improved results, and notable cost-savings by allowing applications, devices, and systems to run at their optimal levels and with reduced risk of compromise, they say. A compromised system represents a huge loss to the enterprise. Quickly analyzing an incident, troubleshooting it to find the root cause, and using that information to get things back on track can prove extremely beneficial.

The basics of troubleshooting can be learned in the classroom, which provides a safe environment to practice these skills outside of real-world situations, the NRI SecureTechnologies execs note.

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11/12/2016 | 10:08:30 AM
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It was a very good post indeed. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it in my lunch time. Will surely come and visit this blog more often. Thanks for sharing
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11/12/2016 | 5:10:13 AM
prayer times

It is difficult to say exactly what the author tried to say, but i liked it. Good post! But if u want more information read another one

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