The attached table contains a list of transferable skills applicable to cybersecurity professionals.
|Transferable skills||Overview||Common job titles||Common certifications|
|Security engineering||Good knowledge of IT systems (either networks, infrastructure, cloud or applications), designing new IT systems, scripting skills, security device configuration, problem solving, Basic security hygiene knowledge (i.e. patching and password management), programming, automation, engineering non IT systems||Engineering or building secure systems across infrastructure, networks, cloud and applications||Security Engineer, Infrastructure Security Engineer, Network Security Engineer, Cloud Security Engineer, Security Architect, Application Security Engineer||CompTIA Security+, CEH, SSCP, CCSP, CCNA Security, CISSP, CCSK, GSEC|
|Security operations||Incident management and response, data analysis, programming, working to a process, inquisitive attitude, building and disassembling systems, automaton, adaptability, research skills, problem solving, adaptability, writing technical reports, investigations experience||Monitor, analyse, respond to and test an organisations security defences||SOC Analyst, Security Operations Analyst, Incident ResponseAnalyst, Threat Intelligence Analyst, Red Team, Blue Team, Vulnerability Management, Malware Analysis, Penetration Testing||CEH, GPEN, GCFA, GMON, OSCP, CISSP, CompTIA PenTest+, GPEN, GXPN, GCIA, CREST Registered Tester (CRT)|
|Governance,risk and compliance||Detail orientated, documentation management, communication, legal skills, proactive, articulate, familiarity with working to industry regulations and standards, presentation skills, creativity, basic knowledge of IT systems, consultancy skills, auditing||Ensure all governance, risk and compliance standards are met across the organisation. Traditionally a non-technical position||Security Consultant, IT Audit, 3rd Party Risk, Information Security Officer, Risk Assessment, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, User Awareness & Education, BISO||CISA, CISM, CISSP, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer, CRISC|
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