Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Revealed: A Job That Makes You Feel Good AND Pays

Every so often we hear news of security breach. Internet crimes are on a rise and hacks and breaches have reached scary levels of sophistications. With the giants like Adidas, Nintendo and Sony’s security being compromised last year, companies are looking for solutions to prevent the malicious hackers break into their confidential data. Enter Certified Ethical Hacker.

A Certified Ethical Hacker is an IT Professional who penetrates the businesses’ systems and security in place, similar to a hacker, and then points out the shortcomings in the security system in place.

Sounds noble enough?

It also pays.

The average salary of a Certified Ethical Hacker in the UK is £42,750. As a CEH, job opportunities include working for private companies, or even the government. More and more companies are taking security protection very seriously, and looking for better ways to fight the breaches.