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Answers to commonly asked questions

Is cybersecurity engineering hard?

No, while cybersecurity engineering does require a degree of technical knowledge, it’s possible for anyone to become a cybersecurity engineer.

How long does it take to become a cybersecurity engineer?

It takes four years to become a cybersecurity engineer through a traditional degree. It can take 6 months to a year to become a cybersecurity engineer through a coding bootcamp.

Do I need a cybersecurity engineering degree?

You don’t. There are many people who become successful cybersecurity engineers without a degree. Instead of a degree program, consider an online course, bootcamp, or other alternative to learn the technical and soft skills needed to work in the...

What is the average cybersecurity engineer salary?

The average salary of a cybersecurity engineer is around $100,607 in the United States, according to Glassdoor.