Cisco is seeking to do its part through a number of changes to its certification portfolio, and in introducing a substantial Global Cybersecurity Scholarship program. What is gonna be covered? Haven't taken the exam though. Try to do both if you can. And if you're wondering, well where can I go and take that exam? Learn the skills to qualify for exciting and growing opportunities in security operation centers as an analyst or incident responder. It's kind of like martial arts - while there are some really cool jumping kicks.
Well, that is pretty vague, and if you're not exactly sure what the question actually means, well, that's why you need help. I loved the stories of how they started to learn networking and how Paul and his friends changed their life through dedication! And we're glad that you're actually ready for it, and we'll see you on the first show. Then we'll spend a little bit of time here in the area of cryptography. You also must re-certify every three years. Having Cisco certs don't help me perform pentests, but when talking to customers about how to protect their network after the pentest the certs are worth their weight in gold. So just be aware of that. A high understanding of networking will help in minimizing such instances.
So let's take a moment to talk about what you should expect before taking your exam. And that's why I show what we're going to be doing is gonna help you to focus in on what they're really pinpointing on and getting ready for this type of exam as well. I know the cyber ops cert isn't out yet, but I also think based on it having no pre req's it may be the easier route. Seems like you need to address the actual problem and not just the symptom. We'll talk about risks, threats, as well as vulnerabilities. And we'll talk about the basic networking concepts and we'll spend a good bit of time in there, because it is fundamental knowledge for you to be able to do any type of network monitoring.
Right now, thinking of taking some tests to get some fundamental knowledge of networking. Categories are on the left. We're gonna spend a good bit of time right here in the networking concepts themselves. Having gotten both, I can tell you that as far as a broad security focus the Sec+ is more in line with prepping you for going further. Self-paced courses are designed to take at your own pace, at any point in your career journey. You also must re-certify every three years. I've applied for a couple jobs to see where they went with no intentions of leaving current employer I enjoy my job a lot , and have gotten call backs very easily.
Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570. This variation in difficulty is reflected in the exam timing and number of questions. I think the field of network security is going to have many, many openings and opportunities for a lot of people from here on. And also of course, getting ready to be someone that goes into the cybersecurity realm in your career. He has multiple years of experience in the design, implementation and support of network and security technologies. Really appreciate all this support and opinions.
And we'll go ahead and we'll make sure that we cover a lot of these different just basic networking concepts to ensure that we have a good foundation for where we will begin our cyber ops training with, okay. We're also gonna take a brief bit of time here to talk about host-based security. Cisco is very hands on so you really internalize what you're learning. As well as add in some personal details that should help you out as you get ready for the Cybersecurity Fundamentals. So, let's take a look at my screen again. I work as an Information Security Engineer at Visa; my focus is on authentication engineering.
As you go to the Cisco learning website, remember that you can always use your favorite browser and just type in the Cisco Cyber Ops and that should lead you to a link. Stay tuned to our blog for more posts like these. And I do recommend that you do this as you go through our show as we start to film that as well, because you'll see that what we'll do is we'll cover all the topics listed right here. The problem only gets worse as you attain a higher level of certification without experience. That will probably help you land a job more than the certs.
It has also pioneered innovations in switching, routing and networking technologies over the past decades. We'll take a look, of course, at different terms that we need to understand and encounter, especially in the business world and the networking world as well. Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures. That said, a little background on me. That way you'll make sure that you go into the exam prepared. The successful candidate will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.