Few fields are as hot as cybersecurity.
The massive shift to remote work and online services during the pandemic has generated huge demand for IT security experts.
The Government of Canada Job Bank estimates that the country will be short thousands of systems analysts (including security analysts) over the next few years.
And these are high-paying roles, with a median salary of more than $80K.
So you're smart to be thinking about getting into this field.
But if you're completely new to IT, it can be challenging to choose the ideal training program (especially if you want to avoid a 4-year university degree). What course should you choose?
In this post, we outline the top traits of a quality cybersecurity diploma. A diploma is a good alternative for people seeking comprehensive training that is much shorter than a degree.
Here's what to look for in a good cybersecurity diploma for beginners.