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Hi D&A 🐟, I’ve been thinking of doing a career pivot from cyber security to data science. My current role is very technical and have experience with Python, PowerShell, AWS (SAA cert), Azure (Security Engineer cert in progress), and a bunch of other cyber security related technical skills. I have experience doing basic data analysis but not at the level of a data scientist. What would you recommend I do to gain these data scientist skills? I think the end goal would be to transition from cybe

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Don’t do it. It’s not a sexy job anymore

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What makes you say this? Pay within tech industry is still $$$

Cyber security is hot. I am a data scientist and want to switch to cyber security.

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Learn datarobot- it automates much of the data science workflow

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Why transition from cyber sec? So many people I know are trying to move into cyber sec.

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Is switching to cyber difficult? I’ve never looked into it. I don’t understand what is needed for certain roles tbh.

you already have pretty solid foundations, i would recommend taking a Udemy or coursera “Machine Learning with Python” course and then doing a deep dive on your own for any stats/math topics you dont fully understand. this will give you the basics, the rest of your learnings will have to come through real examples (use kaggle for practice). for interview prep use leetcode

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