These 5 steps are free, and they can turn anyone into a cyber security professional, or professional computer hacker.
1) Register at the free cyber security training website, Cybrary: http://www.cybrary.it
2) Take the class to learn the fundamentals of computer networking: https://www.cybrary.it/course/comptia-network-plus/
3) Learn the fundamentals of cyber security: https://www.cybrary.it/course/comptia-security-plus/
4) Take the ethical hacking class: https://www.cybrary.it/course/ethical-hacking/
5) Practice the free tools that you learn about, on a computer at home.