A cybersecurity specialist is an expert in the cybersecurity domain with an average salary of USD 69,123 according to glassdor.com. Let me share some of the skills or the required qualifications for a cybersecurity expert or specialist:
- Sound knowledge of programming languages like C, C++, Java, PHP.
- Understanding various user authentication practices like firewall configuration, vulnerability testing, and security administration, etc.
- Project management skills.
- Specialized skills like, cloud security, network security, etc. might help in progressing your career.
- Soft skills like, critical thinking, problem-solving, good communication skills, etc.
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