A Look into Cybersecurity Career Pathways

A Look into Cybersecurity Career Pathways

With the rapid development of digital technology, governments, businesses, and individuals have developed a rapidly growing dependency on the internet.

  • Increase in cyberattacks, need to keep safe
  • Cybersecurity Ventures released data showing cybersecurity positions grew by 350 per cent, from one million in 2013 to 3.5 million in 2021
  • 3.5 Million Openings In 2025 https://cybersecurityventures.com/jobs/ 
  • Talk about teaming, categorization of red and blue team

 Idk how to write an intro will do later

Offensive Careers

Offensive cybersecurity encompasses careers that focus on ethical hacking. Ethical hackers simulate the actions of a malicious attacker in order to uncover vulnerabilities and assess the risk of already-implemented defence measures in a controlled environment. There are 

1.  Vulnerability Analyst/Assessor

A vulnerability assessor is an individual hired by a company to perform vulnerability assessments. These are high-level (and often automated) scans for known vulnerabilities

Penetration Tester

Red Team Member

Bug bounty

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