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How to Prepare for a Career in Cybersecurity

How to Prepare for a Career in Cybersecurity

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Vlog with Kristen Carter, M.Ed., GCDF
Senior Career Exploration Specialist, Department of Career Services at American Public University

As we rely more on technology to manage our day-to-day lives, the need for cybersecurity is everywhere. Recent high-profile hacks of government and private-sector entities have increased the demand for professionals in this field. In this vlog, Senior Career Exploration Specialist Kristen Carter talks about the importance of learning common fundamentals, seeking relevant certifications and continuing education opportunities, as well as finding ways to get involved.

About the Speaker

Kristen began her career in higher education as an Academic Advisor. After identifying her passion to assist students in achieving their career-related goals, she transitioned to the Career Services department, where she currently serves as a Career Coach. Kristen holds a B.S .in Psychology and a M.Ed. in School Counseling. She is a member of the Middle Atlantic Career Counseling Association (MACCA) and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), and she also holds a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) certification.

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