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Start the New Year with a New Cyber Career!

Happy New Year! Are you looking for a career change in 2024? With over 570,000 open cybersecurity positions in the U.S. alone and more than 3.4 million worldwide, now is the time to explore all the cyber workforce has to offer! Review Resume & Interview Tips to Succeed in Cyber to get started, then be sure to check out all the cybersecurity career tools and resources on NICCS. 

With over 13,000 cybersecurity-related and certification prep courses available online and in-person, the NICCS Education & Training Catalog has something for everyone. Expand your knowledge and skills by searching for classes that align to your career goals and interests. 

Need more information on which career path to take? Explore the Cyber Career Pathways Tool to learn more about individual work roles and the tasks, knowledge, and skills needed to succeed in cyber and advance from one role to another. With ten new micro-challenges consisting of hands-on experiences, you can test your skills by completing several core cybersecurity workforce tasks. Check out the following cybersecurity workforce roles with micro-challenges: Technical Support Specialist, System Administrator, Network Operations Specialist, Systems Security Analyst, Database Administrator, Data Analyst, Cyber Defense Analyst, Cyber Defense Incident Responder, Vulnerability Assessment Analyst, and Law Enforcement/Counterintelligence Forensics Analyst.

Ready to find a new job? The Interactive Cybersecurity Career Map shows thousands of open federal cybersecurity positions across the country and around the world! Use the map to select an area to find open career opportunities in your preferred city, state, country, and salary range. With in-person, telework, and remote options, you are sure to find a job that fits your needs. 

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