With the rapid rise of the information technology sector, there’s no wonder that the Malaysian Critical Skills Monitoring Committee included various IT security jobs in the 2016/2017 critical occupations list.
IT security jobs are available not just in a variety of industries – like finance, retail, and manufacturing – but also in a variety of roles. You can choose to be an expert in viruses, in preventing systems from being hacked, in security policy creation, or in network design to name a few.
Whatever role you choose, hiring managers for look for five critical elements in a cyber security resume: your academic qualifications, experience, technical skills, certifications, and your achievements.
Let’s take a closer look at those components.