This Assessment is designed for individuals looking to start a career in cybersecurity, considering a change within the cyber field, college students, high school students, returning citizens, and workforce development specialists interested in the IT and Cyber Security.

This Assessment will help individuals identify, build, and navigate a potential cyber career pathway by increasing understanding of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to begin, transition, or advance a cyber career.

Below is a list of Assessment that will help you find the level of experience you have in computers, IT and cyber security. 

How It Works:

1. You will start with Level 1

2. At the beginning of each Assessment level it will tell you what you have to score to go to the next level.

3. If you do not score high enough on your current level, you can not go on to the next level.

4. Once you find your current level, you then should look at the Assessment Level Chart to determine what courses you should start with. 


  1. 1
    • Results - Beginner Assessment

    • Beginner Assessment 1-12

    • Pass/Failed

  2. 2
    • About This Assessment

    • Investigator Assessment

    • Pass/Fail

  3. 3
    • Networking Assessment

    • Networking Assessment 1-20

    • Pass/Fail

  4. 4
    • Network Security Assesment

    • Network Security Assessment 1-13

    • Pass/Fail

  5. 5
    • Cyber Security Assessment

    • Cyber Security Assessments 1-16

    • Pass/Fail

Level 1
Level 2
Proves IT pros can perform critical IT support tasks in the moment
For those who are good at solving problems and thinking outside the box.
Courses To Take
CompTIA+, Computer, How To Build A Website, Discovering Computers
Courses To Take
Certified Cyber Crime Consultant, iPhone Extraction, Certified Web Intelligence, Law Enforcement Training
Potential Careers
  • Field Service Technician
  • Help Desk Technician  
  • IT Specialist  
  • Technical Support Specialist  
  • IT Support Manager
Potential Careers
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Cyber Crime Investigator
  • Threat Hunter
  • Physical Security Analyst
  • Mobile Forensics
Level 3
Level 4
Covers troubleshooting, configuring and managing networks
Validates the baseline skills needed for core security functions
Courses To Take
Blue Team Team Members Club, Information Security Specialist, CompTIA Network+
Courses To Take
CompTIA Security+, Information Security Specialist, Certified Web Intelligence Analyst
Potential Careers
  • Junior Systems Engineer
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Junior Network Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Tier II Support
Potential Careers
  • Cybersecurity Specialist  
  • Junior Penetration Tester  
  • Network Administrator 
  • Security Administrator 
  • Systems Administrator 
  • Website Security Expert

Level 5
Level 6
Applies behavioral analytics to prevent, detect and combat cyber threats Assesses skills for determining network resiliency against cyber attacks
Courses To Take
Certified Website Security Expert
Courses To Take
Certified White Hat Hacker, Certified Website Security Expert, CompTIA PenTest+
Potential Careers
  • Application Security Analyst  
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst  
  • Threat Hunter  
Potential Careers
  • Penetration Tester
  • Security Analyst (II)
  • Threat Intelligence Analyst  
  • Vulnerability Assessment Analyst   
  • Vulnerability Tester        


It Cost Nothing To Find Your Career In IT/Cyber Security