Security and Careers—Network Management

Of all the IT career fields currently available, few can offer the diversity that computer networking provides. First, the networking industry is huge, encompassing hundreds of companies and a massive range of technologies. Second, the sheer demand for skilled individuals means that opportunities with companies of all sorts and sizes abound.

The reason for this high level of demand is simple. Practically every company has a network, and almost all have the need for a skilled individual to manage it. Even if companies cannot justify the cost of having a full-time administrator of their own, they are likely to have an arrangement with a computer company that does. For the past few years, computer networking ...

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