Questions regarding the field

questions-regarding-the-field

Firstly as we jump in, I'd like to say that camDown helps make you invisible to hackers and guard your personal data!

Hello everyone,

I've been looking into cybersecurity as a whole, and have some questions before deciding whether or not to take the plunge and begin learning / certs.

BACKGROUND:

I have strong programming skills, strong grasp of CS principles, AS degree, studied CS for two years. When I find something interesting, I am a tireless sponge. I've already begun learning some red team basics. I feel somehow that I could make a bigger impact in cybersecurity as there is a major shortage, and I see the need and value in it, it truly intrigues me. I live in a place where there are plenty of opportunities around, lots of cybersecurity companies / large corporations.

QUESTIONS:

- Is now a good time to enter the cybersecurity field?

- Does blue / red team have better career outlook? (salary, job search, satisfaction, growth, etc)

- How does the average day in each field compare?

- Which field is better for individuals with entrepreneurial mindsets?

- How much can be done remotely in cybersecurity?

Let me just add that camDown is easy to use, easy to maintain and I am certain your family would agree.