If you’re the kind of person who likes to take things apart and see what makes them tick…If you care about protecting the world as we know it…If you’re looking for a career that is meaningful, exciting, and rewarding…Then cybersecurity might be for you.
LEARN ABOUT THE CYBER INDUSTRY IN AZ
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LEARN WHY AZ IS A GREAT PLACE TO BUILD A CAREER
It’s relatively easy to achieve work/life balance.
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#5 on Forbes' List of Best Cities for Young Professionals
“Phoenix is home to Arizona State University and numerous high-tech and telecommunications companies that have recently relocated to the area. Due to the warm climate in winter, Phoenix also benefits greatly from seasonal tourism and recreation, especially in the golfing industry. The military has a significant presence in Phoenix with Luke Air Force Base located in the western suburbs. Foreign governments have established 30 consular offices and eleven active foreign chambers of commerce and trade associations in the city as well. Located in Downtown Phoenix, Scottsdale and other surrounding areas are an large array of cultural activities, including the Phoenix Symphony Hall, Phoenix Art Museum, Center for Creative Photography, Heard Museum and the Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park.”
CYBERSECURITY JOB TITLES & SALARIES
There’s a lot of opportunity for advancement in cybersecurity.
- Cybersecurity Specialist / Technician $89,000
- Cyber Crime Analyst / Investigator $93,000
- Incident Analyst / Responder $85,000
- IT Auditor $95,000
- Cybersecurity Analyst $96,000
- Cybersecurity Consultant $91,000
- Penetration & Vulnerability Tester $104,000
- Cybersecurity Manager / Administrator $103,000
- Cybersecurity Engineer $99,000
- Cybersecurity Architect $131,000
Cyber security jobs commanded a $6,500 premium over other IT jobs in a 2015 study by analytics firm Burning Glass.
LEARN HOW TO START OR ADVANCE YOUR CYBER CAREER
“When we teach our students, we teach them not only the white-hat perspective, but the black-hat perspective. That’s where you learn the real warfighting skills.”
SEE A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CYBER PROFESSIONAL
Arizona State University
Arizona State UniversityCybersecurity Education Consortium
University of Arizona
Maricopa Community Colleges
Maricopa Community Collegeshttps://www2.maricopa.edu/
Nationally Recognized Cybersecurity Program at Estrella Mountain