Cybersecurity is a hot field. We're seeing a massive skills gap in this industry with huge demand for trained professionals all over the world.
Some experts say there are over 3 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide. The shortage of talent is making it easier for newcomers to land their first job - and giving salaries a good boost, too.
Hoping to ride this wave and break into the industry? One way to begin is by earning globally recognized cybersecurity certifications
Certifications can make a big difference for beginners. In a survey by ESG and ISSA, 44 percent of cybersecurity pros said certifications were just as important as hands-on experience when it came to finding a job.
But there are so many options at so many skill levels. Which ones are best if you're just starting out?
In this post, we take you through 5 of the best cybersecurity certifications for beginners plus tips on how to prepare for exams.
Let's dive in.