Careers in Cyber | Tryhackme Walkthrough

Rahul Kumar
5 min readSep 4, 2023

Learn about the different careers in cyber security.

Introduction

Cyber security careers are becoming more in demand and offer high salaries. There are many different jobs within the security industry, from offensive pentesting (hacking machines and reporting on vulnerabilities) to defensive security (defending against and investigating cyberattacks).

Why get a career in cyber:

  • High Pay — jobs in security have high starting salaries
  • Exciting — work can include legally hacking systems or defending against cyber attacks
  • Be in demand — there are over 3.5 million unfilled cyber positions

This room helps you break into cyber security by providing information about various cyber security roles; it also links to different learning paths that you can use to start building your cyber skills.

Security Analyst

Security analysts are integral to constructing security measures across organisations to protect the company from attacks. Analysts explore and evaluate company networks to uncover actionable data and recommendations for engineers to develop preventative measures. This job role requires working with various stakeholders to gain an understanding of security requirements and the security landscape.

Responsibilities

  • Working with various stakeholders to analyse the cyber security throughout the company
  • Compile ongoing reports about the safety of networks, documenting security issues and measures taken in response
  • Develop security plans, incorporating research on new attack tools and trends, and measures needed across teams to maintain data security.

Learning Paths

TryHackMe’s learning paths will give you both the fundamental technical knowledge and hands-on experience, which is crucial to becoming a successful Security Analyst.

Security Engineer

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Rahul Kumar

Cybersecurity Enthusiast!! | COMPTIA SEC+ | CCSK | CEH | MTA S&N | Cybersecurity Analyst | Web Application Security