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BMITE Cyber Security Instructor Qualifications

Cyber Security Resources

Recommended Minimum Prerequisite Skills

  • Three years’ experience in an Information Technology-related field
  • Network+ certification or equivalent industry experience
  • Cyber Security-related responsibilities in current or recent employment

Desired Prerequisite Skills

  • Five plus years’ experience in an Information Technology-related field
  • CompTIA Security+  or ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification or an advanced cyber security certification (see list below)
  • Current or recent employment in a Cyber Security position

Recommended Professional Development

  • Obtain a CompTIA Security+  or ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification within the first six months of employment
  • Obtain an advanced cyber security certification within the first eighteen months of employment
    • ISACA certification
      • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
      • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
      • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGIT)
      • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
    • Other approved advanced level certification
  • Affiliate with the national centers in cyber security (see Cyber Security Resources)
          • Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA)
          • National CyberWatch Center
          • CyberWatch West
          • Advanced Cyberforensics Education Consortium (ACE)
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