Africa To Gain From Cybersecurity in 2022
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Africa To Gain From Cybersecurity in 2022

Enterprise Networking Mag | Wednesday, July 06, 2022

The African cybersecurity industry has become very lucrative following the tremendous expansion in computer and data usage across the continent.

FREMONT, CA: Due to security concerns, cybersecurity organisations have grown to be crucial to both small and large organisations. However, giant cybersecurity companies aren't the only ones reaping huge financial rewards. Additionally, there are plenty of opportunities for independent cybersecurity experts. Working as a freelance cybersecurity consultant is the best way to be paid in the field, claims Security Made Simple. Africans knowledgeable in cybersecurity tactics can work as consultants in the sector and make a respectable living. But think about a career in cybersecurity consulting if individuals can provide solutions to firms' security problems. As a self-employed businessperson, one can assist businesses as a consultant by sharing skills in any particular field. Additionally, one can provide consulting services to automation engineers or do penetration tests and vulnerability assessments in exchange for money.

Cyber Degrees claims that working as a security auditor in the cybersecurity sector is lucrative and offers prospects for financial gain. Security auditors are experts in penetration testing and policy formulation in the field of information security. For compliance purposes, many organisations want recurring audits; qualified Africans can profit from this. Additionally, there are no restrictions on how much money Africans with computer and information technology skills can make in the cybersecurity sector. For Africans with expertise in general data protection regulation or health insurance portability and accountability, security auditing is perfect.

Investing in cybersecurity stocks is profitable and advantageous for sector profitability. Many cybersecurity stocks rose in value in 2020 despite the global drop in information technology stocks brought on by the pandemic. These stocks skyrocketed as remote work and cloud computing became necessary due to security issues facing commercial organisations. Making educational courses is a useful approach to entering the cybersecurity profession, suggests Tech Target. Africans with expertise in cybersecurity and computer science can make money by creating educational materials. Participants can gain from the young talent on the African continent who is eager to learn and pay for courses. Security Made Simple claims that developing cybersecurity applications is a method to make a respectable living in this sector. Africans with experience in computer programming and app development should use this approach. To address security challenges, one can develop cybersecurity apps for commercial and private organisations. Users can generate money by scanning websites for bugs and security holes for organisations; most companies pay professionals to do this. Consider developing applications for Android and iOS that address a problem experienced by the target market. Both fresh and seasoned experts can benefit from public speaking in the cybersecurity sector. Consider beginning with a precise approach even though most people are not very explicit about engagement styles, audiences, or places. If individuals have a fascinating tale to share or have extensive expertise in the business, they should think about speaking at cybersecurity events.

Make a to-do list, get in touch with the coordinators, and include hashtags in all posts. Participants will gain exposure and respectable revenue using this tactic. Africans with the right qualifications can write research papers and speak as guests at cybersecurity conferences.

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