Start Your Cybersecurity Analyst Career

Jobs in computer and information security are in high demand, projected to grow by 32 percent in the next decade*. You’ll find the resources you need to jumpstart your cybersecurity career here.

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Cybersecurity analysts protect computer networks and systems from cyber threats. They identify vulnerabilities in organizations, implement defensive measures, investigate incidents, and coordinate responses to cyberattacks. Becoming a junior cybersecurity analyst is an excellent first step in your cybersecurity career. You’ll build the foundational skills you need to transition into a more advanced or specialized role, such as security engineering or architecture. Learn more about how to prepare for an entry-level cybersecurity analyst role and how Coursera can help:

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*US Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer and Information Technology Occupations: Information Security Analysts,” Accessed February 6, 2024.