Fields of Study Within Offensive Cyber Security

Sup Y’all! I’m just going to mention the fields of study for an offensive cyber security professional. This means people who have career titles such as:

  • Penetration Tester
  • Security Consultant
  • Ethical Hacker
  • Security Engineer
  • Red Teamer
  • Security Researcher
  • Bug Bountier
  • ..?

Here are the fields of study:

  • Operations Security
  • Network Security
  • System Security
  • Physical Security
  • Web Security
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Social Engineering
  • Open Source Intelligence
  • Methodologies and Mindset
  • Information Technology
  • Information Security
  • Computer Science

The largest thing I can note about these fields is that everything is relevant! Whether it be offensive or defensive related, absorb, study and learn it all!

Next post I’ll talk about the fields of study of Defensive Cyber Security!  Then I’ll touch on which fields of study are best to start with!


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