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Six Most In-Demand New Cybersecurity Certifications

Posted on July 1, 2016 in Articles | by

Cybersecurity is one of the hottest fields in information technology and skilled cybersecurity professionals are in high demand. Threats to enterprise security evolve constantly and organizations require increasingly skilled specialists with the knowledge required to combat those threats. As the cybersecurity field becomes increasingly specialized, industry is responding with a series of niche certification programs designed to demonstrate an individual’s qualifications to fill these new positions.

For job candidates, cybersecurity specializations can be extremely rewarding. A recent Certification Magazine salary survey ranked the top IT certification programs and five of the top ten certifications cover cybersecurity issues and command salaries of around $140,000. Let’s take a look at six of the most in-demand cybersecurity certifications that reached the marketplace in the past five years.

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Published July 1, 2016 in Certification Magazine

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