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Fortinet Firewall Skills Assessment Test

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Cloud Security Skills Test

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Riverbed Skills Assessment Test

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Certified Ethical Hacker v11 Skills Test

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Computer Forensics Skills Test

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Cryptography Skills Test

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CISCO Security Test

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SOA Security Test

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ServiceNow Developer Online Test

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Cyber Security Test

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ServiceNow Admin Online Test

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GDPR Online Test

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OWASP Online Test

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SAP GRC Assessment Test

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PCI DSS Assessment Test

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Use Cyber Security skills test to assess and hire for job roles such as:

Cybersecurity Analyst Security Engineer SOC Analyst
Cybersecurity Consultant Threat & Vulnerability Engineer SOC Engineer
Cybersecurity Auditor Threat & Vulnerability Management Consultant Security Administrator
Cybersecurity Engineer Threat Management Analyst Cybersecurity Experts
Cybersecurity Specialist Penetration Tester Network Engineer
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Cyber & IT Security test questions evaluate the following relevant candidate skills:

Cyber & IT security assessment test questions evaluate the following primary skills of the candidates

As the IT infrastructure and security policies of organizations differ, each organisation will have a unique combination of skill requirements for a cybersecurity specialist. However, among the specified competencies, some of the important or primary skills that recruiters or hiring managers should evaluate in a cyber and IT security assessment are mentioned below.

  • Cybersecurity Risk Management Skills: Risk Strategy, Risk Mitigation, Risk Identification, Residual Risk, Cloud Security, Risk Response, Risk Analysis & Risk Assessment, etc.
  • Cyber Threat Management Skills: Threat Detection, Malware & Exploit, SOC & CSIRT, Threat Intelligence, Network Threat, Security Framework, Threat Mitigation, Patch Management, etc.
  • Network Security Skills: Network Analysis, Wi-Fi & Network Control, Encryption Data Masking, Intranet, OSI Model, Firewall, Network Monitoring, Cryptography, Network Technology, etc.

Two important use cases for cybersecurity skills assessment test:

#1 Identifying job-fit candidates based on job roles
iMocha helps you create customized skill assessments as per the given job role. Our team of experts go through job descriptions thoroughly and list out the set of functional, technical, and soft skills required for the role. With the help of our skill assessments, you can evaluate candidate’s knowledge and on the basis of their scorecard you can hire the good job-fit candidates.

#2 Skill-gap analysis of your employees
Our pre- and post-training assessments help you understand the areas of improvement on an individual and departmental level. Using the assessments, you’ll be able to demarcate your learner’s growth due to the training. iMocha platform can also be integrated with a number of legacy LMS where our cybersecurity skills assessments can help you perform skill gap analysis. Skills assessments and question types can be customised based on your requirements.

Test Creation Process

We have different types of cybersecurity assessment tests to assist you in evaluating candidates' specific skills. Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) create these questions based on their experience. For example, only a Network Security Specialist will create questions on network security.
You can choose the questions to be added to the cybersecurity online test or ask us to create customised tests for you and if required customised questions too.

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As a cybersecurity training solution, a critical piece of our learning philosophy is the ability to measure a learner’s understanding of a given subject.  iMocha has been a great partner in this regard for both out-of-the-box and custom-made quizzes and assessments. 

The ability to create content that directly aligns with our video-based courses has made a tremendous difference in the value we have been able to offer to our clients. iMocha’s ready-made assessments have also helped us deliver more robust insight into IT and cybersecurity readiness for our learners. 

We’ve been very grateful for iMocha’s intentional customer support. This is a good company to partner with for your training goals.

Regina Sheridan

Director of Content

Identifying the right candidate remotely took a lot of our time, considering how each seemed to have different levels of skills and expertise.

iMocha helped us to transform our remote hiring strategy and cut down on our candidate filtration time by 40% making it our preferred assessment software.

Pedro Furtado

Capacity Manager,

Hiring Data Scientists was a challenge as the interview process took time. With iMocha's data science assessments, the process was simplified.

The tool helped us shortlist top candidates and extend offer letter in just 4 days.

Lynn Hodak

Talent Acquisition Manager, Capgemini

We have always believed in hiring talent on merit rather than resumes. When we started our global recruitment, we were clear on including assessments to evaluate skills and shortlist candidates.

iMocha has helped us immensely over the past 3 years to not only assess candidates but also optimize our recruitment process.

Senthil Nayagam K

Sr. VP, Hexaware

How is Cybersecurity Test customized?
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Referring to the job description, our SMEs can customize the assessment based on the required primary and secondary skills, some of which include Risk Identification and Management, Intrusion Detection, Malware Analysis and Mitigation, Intelligence, Analytics and many more. Likewise, questions can be customized based on the difficulty level and experience of candidates.

Can I evaluate all skills in the same test?
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Yes, our assessments are highly customizable, and you can easily add other skills like aptitude, and specific technical skills, while keeping cybersecurity as one of the evaluation sections. Our team will also assist you in creating tests or suggesting test structures based on job descriptions and industry standards. Stay ahead of the curve: dive deep into the cyber security talent gap and its significance in our informative blog.

What are the certifications required for this role?
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Some popular certifications are

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

What are the most common interview questions for this role?
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Some common questions are:

  • What is the MITM (Man-in-the-Middle) attack?
  • What is the difference between Symmetric and Asymmetric encryption?
  • What are the CIA traits?
  • How is encryption different from hashing?
  • What is the difference between encoding, encryption, and hashing?

Interested in exploring more questions? Please read our latest blog on cybersecurity interview questions that can help spot great cybersecurity talent.

What are roles and responsibilities of cybersecurity specialist?
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Cybersecurity specialists work on IT teams committed to maintaining the integrity of a company's network and data.They play an important role in securing information systems by monitoring, detecting, investigating, evaluating, and responding to security events. They alsosafeguard systems against cybersecurity risks, attacks, and vulnerabilities. Specialists are regularly involved in the following tasks:

Cybersecurity specialists are regularly involved in the following tasks:

  • Security systems development, testing, analysis, and implementation
  • System vulnerability assessment and management
  • Response to security threats, attacks, and similar events
  • Development of threat prevention strategies
  • Regular generation of reports for executives and administrators

What are the required skillset of cybersecurity specialist?
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Hard technical skills include:

  • Intrusion detection
  • Malware analysis and mitigation
  • Risk Identification and Management
  • Analytics & intelligence
  • Knowledge of cloud implementation and management
  • Data management and analysis
  • Network Configuration and Management
  • Firewall Installation

Soft Skills

  • Strong research
  • Solid overall written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting
  • Critical thinking
  • Adaptability

What is the package of cybersecurity specialist?
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According to ZipRecruiter, the cybersecurity specialist annual base salary ranges between $82,500 to $126,000 in the US, and Indeed lists the annual average salary as $110,511 per year in US.

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