Cybersecurity resume sample


Your resume is your chance to make an impactful first impression. Demonstrate your ability to protect organizations from cybersecurity threats by showcasing your technical and professional skills, qualifications, and experience on your resume. Check out our Resume guide for more advice. 

Once you recognize the valuable role the resume plays in your cybersecurity career, it helps to see what our guidance looks like in action!

Expert advice

“Diversifying your skill set is beneficial in an industry like cybersecurity, as there is a constant change in the sophisticated methods that hackers develop. Attend workshops, collaborate in cybersecurity challenges, and leverage the edX platform to enroll in free courses to build on your existing skills.”

– Donne Bailey, career expert at edX

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Additional resources

A resume is an extremely important component when it comes to pursuing a career in most industries, including cybersecurity.

With each section of your resume offering a unique opportunity to make your individual journey count, it’s often hard to know where to start. Check out our General resume sample to get a better idea of best practices across all industries.

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