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Professional Hackers

Advancement Prospects

Most people don’t work as professional hackers their entire careers. Many use this position as a launching pad to move into positions as information security analysts, who look more at the big picture of how to protect an organization’s computer systems and networks from unauthorized intrusion by cyber attacks. Analysts with considerable experience and skill can advance to the position of information security manager and then to chief information security officer. Some become Internet security consultants or professors. 

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