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What qualifications to study for?

Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by Rapc, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. Rapc

    Rapc New Member

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    Hi, i am curious what people think is the best way to get into IT security and what to study. I see a LOT about it in the news these days and am convinced its a large emplyment area in the future. Just curious if I was to jump on the bandwagon so to speak what would be the best qualifications to start studying for in the very long journey to get into such a job, baring in mind I have zero IT qualifications!:biggrin
     
  2. jvanassen

    jvanassen Kilobyte Poster

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    If you arent working in IT already, just to give you a simple answer i would start with the CompTIA A+ and then the N+, these will give you a good starting point.
     
    Certifications: CompTIA A+, Network+, CCENT
    WIP: ICND2 200-101
  3. Monkeychops

    Monkeychops Kilobyte Poster

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    Security+ is a good intro into security in general, worth giving a book like the Mike Meyers book a read.

    At least would get you familiar with some of the concepts and see if you like the topic.
     

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