Certificate Level: Mid-level
To whom this course: Entry-level analysts – Security analysts – Incident response teams
Worth it? Yes
Job Title: SOC Analyst – Cybersecurity consultant – Network Security Engineer
Price on Coursera: Details on the link
Salary: Average of 90K Yearly according to Glassdoor
In the video below, I reviewed one of the most valuable and well-established certificates in cybersecurity. The specialization consists of 7 courses and one capstone as follow:
In order to obtain the professional certificate you need to pass all the courses and of course, pass the final assessment.
Now one word about the final assessment. It’s not like the rest of the assessments you see on Coursera because:
1- It doesn’t show the feedback about the right and wrong answers
2- The assessment is long and contains 70 questions.
3- The questions cover everything and are detailed and tricky. Make sure you study everything thoroughly
4- The grader shows the highest grade you achieved if you do the test more than one time so don’t be duped that the test is rigged or bugged.
Most likely you will do the assessment more than once to pass as I did 🙂
The certificate looks like this
Watch the video below for more details
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