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  1. How to become a cybersecurity Analyst Boni Yeamin
  2. Agenda
  3. • Introductions • Become a Cybersecurity Analyst • Cybersecurity Other Roles • Cyber Security Analyst salary • The End
  4. $ Who I am ? • Work in defensive Security • Cyber Security Analyst • CTF Player • Lover • Quick learner • boniyeamin.cse@gmail.com • linkedin.com/in/boniyeamin/
  5. Introduction • The Cybersecurity Analyst career guide is intended to help you take the first steps toward a lucrative career in cybersecurity. The guide provides an in- depth overview of the skills you should learn, the best training options, career paths in cybersecurity, how to become a Cybersecurity Analyst, and more
  6. What is a Cybersecurity Analyst? • A Cybersecurity Analyst enacts cybersecurity measures designed to protect and secure IT infrastructure including networks, hardware, and software from threats, attacks, and malicious actors.
  7. Cybersecurity Analyst • To become a Cybersecurity Analyst, you need to understand information systems and networks, gain hands-on technical experience, and stay up-to-date in cybersecurity training. • Cybersecurity is a relatively new field compared to other technology careers. This means that there are a variety of paths you can take to become a Cybersecurity Analyst. Many Cybersecurity Analyst jobs require a bachelor’s degree in computer science, programming, or a similar field. • However, as the demand for cybersecurity increases, companies are more focused on hiring people with the right skills and technical experience, which can be gained through training and practice.
  8. A cybersecurity analyst will help protect a company and its infrastructure from: • Phishing, which often takes the form of fraudulent emails, calls, and other communications that aim to steal information including bank accounts, login information, and credit card numbers. • Malware or other malicious computer software can take forms including viruses, Trojans, or spyware. • Denial-of-service attacks where criminals try to overwhelm servers and a network with bogus traffic that locks out legitimate users. • SQL injections into an application’s database that give criminal actors access to sensitive data
  9. Why Is Cybersecurity Important? • Cybersecurity is important because it protects all categories of data from theft and damage. This includes sensitive data, personally identifiable information (PII), protected health information (PHI), personal information, intellectual property, data, and governmental and industry information systems. • Cyber-attacks are among the world’s fastest-growing crimes and are becoming more innovative each year • Sensitive online information stored such as personal data, intellectual property, and government infrastructure is vulnerable and need to be protected • Cyber-attacks can affect any entity, from personal identity theft to enterprise-level data breaches
  10. Cybersecurity Analyst Benefits • There are many benefits to seriously investing in cybersecurity, including protecting company data against unauthorized access, improving business performance, and building customer confidence. There is also a steep potential cost if cybersecurity isn’t taken seriously enough.
  11. Career growth opportunities cyber security • The global cyber security market size was valued at USD 167.13 billion in 2020 and is expected to register a CAGR of 10.9% from 2021 to 2028.
  12. Here are just a few of the benefits that cybersecurity can bring to a business: • Protects cyber attacks • Saves time and money • Improves employee productivity • Boosts customer confidence • Prevents PR disasters • Helps companies recover from a breach • Risk management.
  13. Cybersecurity Analyst roles and responsibilities • A cybersecurity analyst is a trained cyber professional who specializes in network and IT infrastructure security. The cybersecurity analyst thoroughly understands cyberattacks, malware, and the behavior of cybercriminals, and actively seeks to anticipate and prevent these attacks.
  14. As a Cyber Security Analyst, you need to perform various responsibilities while working in an organization. Some of the significant and general responsibilities that you will have as a professional in this domain are mentioned below:  Network monitoring  Access monitoring  Software management  Reporting  Development of security plans  Avoiding breaches  Ensuring compliance  Dealing with disaster recovery and incident response  Research advancements and renewing skills
  15. How to Become a Cybersecurity Analyst in Five Steps I. Learn cybersecurity fundamentals. II. Practice technical cybersecurity skills. III. Earn a cybersecurity certificate. IV. Research the industry. V. Apply to relevant cybersecurity jobs.
  16. 1. Learn Cybersecurity Fundamentals • When thinking about how to become a Cybersecurity Analyst, your first step should be to learn about the current threat landscape. As technologies change and evolve, it’s important to know how to identify vulnerabilities and threats. • It’s also important to learn cybersecurity fundamentals, including how information systems may be threatened, and how to anticipate and detect threats. You should also get familiar with key elements important to cybersecurity, such as network architecture and protocol, routing and switching, firewalls, and more.
  17. Cybersecurity Fundamentals • Information system vulnerabilities • Anticipating and detecting threats • Network architecture and protocol • Routing and switching • Firewalls • Networking. • Programming and scripting. • Testing. • Threat detection. • Hacking skills. • Threat intelligence.
  18. 2. Practice Cybersecurity Technical Skills • After learning cybersecurity fundamentals, it’s important to apply your knowledge and practice common cybersecurity tasks, like performing security audits, analyzing network traffic, and securing information through encryption.
  19. Cybersecurity Technical Skill A FUNCTIONAL UNDERSTANDING HOW OPERATING SYSTEMS ARE BUILT AND MANAGED. A FIRM UNDERSTANDING THE FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER NETWORKING & CLOUD COMPUTING. AN ABILITY TO BEING ABLE TO BUILD AND EVALUATE NETWORK ARCHITECTURE PERFORMING SECURITY AUDITS ANALYZING NETWORK TRAFFIC SECURING INFORMATION THROUGH ENCRYPTION
  20. Fews soft skills • Apart from a college degree and a training certificate, a few soft skills will help one grow in a cybersecurity career. To shine in the cybersecurity career, I recommend you get some practical training during internships and follow these key steps ( and add on as per your need ).
  21. Skills • Problem Solving • Fail Fast, Learn & Repeat • Professor • Enthusiasm • Be an Avenger
  22. 3. Earn a Cybersecurity Certificate • Taking a cybersecurity certificate course is a great way to learn about cybersecurity, the current threat landscape, and the related technology and tools used to detect and protect against threats. • The best of these courses will allow you to earn a cybersecurity certificate, which can help you stand out on the job market when applying for a Cybersecurity Analyst job. This is particularly helpful if you don’t have an extensive technical background.
  23. Top certifications • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) ... • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) ... • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) ... • CompTIA Security+ ... • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) ... • GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) ... • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  24. 4. Research the Cybersecurity Industry • Cybersecurity has to constantly evolve. Technology is always innovating and, in turn, cyber attackers are coming up with new tactics and workarounds. • To be a successful Cybersecurity Analyst, it is important to stay on top of new developments in the cybersecurity and cybercrime world. • By understanding new trends in security and information technology, you can ensure your knowledge and skills match current needs.
  25. 5. Apply to Cybersecurity Jobs • Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand. Cybersecurity Ventures reports that there are up to 3.5 million unfulfilled cybersecurity jobs globally. • Here are some of the most in- demand roles in cybersecurity: • As you can imagine, there are many other positions and job titles in cybersecurity, and they will likely evolve and grow as technology and the threat landscape change.
  26. Cybersecurity Other Roles • Security Manager or Administrator • Vulnerability Analyst • Penetration Tester • Cybersecurity Consultant • Forensic Computer Analyst • Chief Information Security Officer • Cybersecurity Analyst • Cybersecurity Engineer • Systems Analyst • Systems Engineer • Systems Administrator • Network Engineer or Architect
  27. Cyber Security Analyst salary internationally • The salary trajectory of a Cyber Security Analyst ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $75,994 per year and goes up to $145,135 per year for the highest level of seniority.
  28. Salary to cybersecurity professionals Bangladesh
  29. The End
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