Just as in many other countries, the UAE is also affected by a shortage of cyber security practitioners. In an attempt to resolve the situation, the UAE government has invested in training existing employees and educating a new generation of professionals. Consequently, this is the right time to enter the field.
Why be a cybersecurity professional in the UAE? Did you know UAE is the next big cyber security ‘hotspot’ for businesses and contractors? New businesses are forming or opening an office in this region. NCC Group, for example, comprised of subject matter experts in cyber security and risk mitigation has continued its international expansion by opening an office in the Middle East from the Dubai hub in Internet City where they service customers right across the UAE and the GCC.
Several UAE companies are on the hunt for talented individuals and are looking for Cyber Security Specialists, Analysts or Engineers to play a key role in their cyberspace defense.
A few unfilled cybersecurity jobs include:
- Working at DarkMatter. It’s built up of a team of cyber security specialists in Abu Dhabi. The firm is in search of a range of talents to help shape the vision of the firm: to unravel the vast unknowns of Cyberspace. Join them on their mission to make the UAE one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. Those interested are asked to check out their website for the latest vacancies. (https://darkmatter.ae/en/careers/#vacancies). Submit your resume. Those who meet the hiring criterions will be contacted.
- IT SEC GULF FZCO. The company headquartered in Dubai is a leader in customized Security Awareness trainings for the Middle East and is always on the lookout for talented, visionary cybersecurity individuals who are leaders in their field. Those interested to be part of its team can send them a resume at email@example.com.
For more job results, see: http://www.cybersecuritycareers.net/AE/#jobresults
Note: Candidates will need to meet the following criterions:
Education: Have earned a BS or MS degree.
Qualification: Preferably possess an active Certification/ License.
Must-haves: Expertise in the areas of security assessment and vulnerability scanning, risk based threat analysis, and/or security mitigation techniques.
Abilities: Able to use malware analysis tools and techniques.
Experience: One of more years of involvement in a Cybersecurity role, or in Computer Network Defense.
Familiarity: Be familiar with the anatomy of a cyber-attack.
Know-how: Capable of handling internal/external security requests or tasks. To undergo investigative gathering using tools, problem-solving skills.
Role Responsibilities: Analyze and assess security incidents.
As society becomes more digital, the demand for cyber security experts will grow for the need to help shape the cyber-security landscape. Why not be part of next generation of cybersecurity pros? There are several job opportunities in cyber security, increasing day by day.
“In an effort to meet workforce challenges in the cyber security sector, the Cyph3r is hosting a well-planned Cyber Security Job fair.” It will be part of the Cyber Security Event in Dubai, from 19 to 23 November 2017. Visit the website (https://www.cyph3rsec.com/site/job-fair/) for details.
Need more Instruction? Advance Your Cybersecurity Career in Dubai. Recognized subject matter experts in the field will soon participate at SANS Gulf Region 2017 that takes place 4-16 November at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach to share their personal, real-life experiences thus significantly enhancing the learning experience and the understanding of the skills necessary to succeed in the new digital world. The curriculum covers the following key areas: Security Essentials, Hacker Tools, Network Penetration Testing, Security Controls – In-Depth, Incident Response, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Active Defense to support ICS environments, and Forensics.