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network security engineer

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daniela pineros

on 2 October 2013

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Transcript of network security engineer

Network Security Engineer
IT Career
Network security engineers are responsible for the security program of networking systems. They must ensure that networking systems can withstand or, in the event of mishaps, speedily reevaluate and get back on track from problems caused by hacker attacks, natural disasters or other means.
No, college is NOT an obligation. but it is highly recommended because it would look good and professional in your resume when applying for a job. the most popular schools are DeVry University and University of Phoenix. The degrees required are bachelor degrees of science in Electrical engineering, computer science, and Information Technology. It will take you about 2-4 years to complete the degrees.
The possible salary for network security engineers

Median pay: $93,400
Top pay: $123,000
10-year job growth: 27.8%
Total jobs: 347,200
*the requirements for a higher salary is really experience and job skill*
certification and required skills
Network security engineers should have a hardworking background that includes information technology, information security, networking and engineering. In addition to getting the right educational training, network security engineers should also get certain certifications such as Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). The costs for each certification Is $200 it takes 1 year and the passing score is a 80 and up
The reason it is so important to have hard working skills – in areas like client/desktop support, programming and PC maintenance – and soft skills – in areas like communicating with co-workers and management, problem solving, and decision making –is because you need them in everyday life. Network security engineers should also focus into lifelong learning. This includes keeping track of new security solutions hitting the market, devouring security publications to stay in the loop and taking advantage of opportunities either to learn new skills or to improve the ones already acquired
Areas to work
The most popular areas for a Network Security Engineer to work are: Washington DC, Los Angeles, Texas, and Florida
The highest paying areas are Texas with $115,000 and Florida with $102,000
the lowest paying areas are Chicago with $84,000 and Illinois with $71,000
Most important factors about job
This job has many important factors. Network security has become more important to personal computer users, organizations, and the
military over the years. With the use of the internet, security became a major concern and the history of security allows a better understanding of the importance of security technology. we provide and ensure piece-of-mind to people and extend our limits to hackers.
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