Just got my security plus. Looking at getting CISA and Cysa+ next. Don’t have experience in cyber but do have experience in 1.5 in analytics. Do I have a shot at getting any entry level analyst job at any consulting or tech companies?

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Certainly. Just apply to entry level jobs and show an interest in the field. The industry is hot so just start networking and applying

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Absolutely, if you can get something like the AZ-900 or AWS Certified Practitioner, you have a much higher chance of being taken seriously.

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Thank you for the tip, actually just got my AZ-900 too :)

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I wouldn’t take any more exams and just focus on getting an entry level role.

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Agreed.

Do you have the experience for a CISA? CISA does require years of IT audit experience for the license. You can sit for the exam no problem, but without 5 years of experience (2 can be subbed for a BA degree) you cannot say you’re a licensed CISA, just that you’ve passed the exam. Just a heads up.

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i listed internships as work experience and i was able to get my CISM so you definitely can.

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I see you work on IBM. We have plenty of cyber work, have you tried getting on a cyber role? I think CySa+ is good but reading some of the logs might be difficult unless you have some experience. Not impossible obviously, but having a cyber role would help. Also as someone said, you need relevant experience for CISA and many other upper level exams.

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