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So I know basic pc stuff but nothing too advanced but I want to get started. I really don't know where to start. I'm interested in cyber security and stuff like that. If anyone can provide any help it would be really good. Thanks.
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Where you from bro I work in IT! I got a job 5 years ago, I'm 23 now! I managed to get an apprenticeship then learn on the job! Honestly the best way to do it and I love it every day
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TTG_ADAMUK wroteWhere you from bro I work in IT! I got a job 5 years ago, I'm 23 now! I managed to get an apprenticeship then learn on the job! Honestly the best way to do it and I love it every day
I'm currently in nj. Just don't know how to get started
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If I can be completely honest the best way is to find an apprenticeship if you can! If not then college is the next best thing, I left school at 16 here in the UK and went to college for 18 months in which you learn a bit of everything. Then I got an apprenticeship in IT and computer science. Currently 5 years deep and it's the best choice I've ever made!
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I'm in the same boat basically. I'm currently working for a company dealing with credit fraud and it's a good job but it's really not my thing. I've been sending emails and resumes to everyone within my city and I finally got a message back from a couple and it seems that once I finished a few of my certifications, my MTA certification is probably what got me in, helped a lot.

If going to school isn't an option at your point in time, I'd look at pursuing a few certs in order to at least put your foot in the door at places and show that you have some knowledge.
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I would go to school first.
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Hyde wroteSo I know basic pc stuff but nothing too advanced but I want to get started. I really don't know where to start. I'm interested in cyber security and stuff like that. If anyone can provide any help it would be really good. Thanks.
cyber security? your going to have to go the school for that field in IT.
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Hyde wroteSo I know basic pc stuff but nothing too advanced but I want to get started. I really don't know where to start. I'm interested in cyber security and stuff like that. If anyone can provide any help it would be really good. Thanks.
cyber security? your going to have to go to school for that field in IT.
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A cyber security role requires a good amount of experience and generally is a next step from sysadmins and IT directors looking for a change of pace, firstly I'd suggest you look for junior IT roles or even an internship at a firm with a good IT structure as you want to learn good habbits from the get go.

I'd suggest asking Here


But before that read the wiki section it's awesome.
https://www.reddit.com/r/ITCareerQuestions/wiki/index


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Hyde wroteSo I know basic pc stuff but nothing too advanced but I want to get started. I really don't know where to start. I'm interested in cyber security and stuff like that. If anyone can provide any help it would be really good. Thanks.


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