Penetration Testers, Network Security Analysts and Systems Administrators are some of the positions that require this certification.
Skills: Hacking techniques and technology from an offensive perspective, typical network vulnerabilities, common exploits, penetration testing
The field of cyber security is still relatively new and rapidly changing. ClearanceJobs.com sees the key cyber security positions as systems administrators, information assurance analysts and systems architects or managers. The list of skills isn't really new or special, but when it comes down to proving abilities, a certification is required. Therefore, ClearanceJobs.com Co-Founder and Director Evan Lesser has provided a list of top certifications for those positions and the skills that are important relative to the certification.