Ignore them. I work in the infosec field as a penetration tester, which is what the job is called and is being incorrectly identified as a security analyst. Generally a security analyst and a penetration tester will have wildly different responsibilities. You should stick with it (hacking) because it is in super high demand and pays very well, it is also incredibly challenging and interesting. The quickest way into the penetration testing field is by getting a certification called the Offensive Security Certified Professional. It is technically an introductory level certification but penetration testing is not a introductory level field. The OSCP is a grueling 24 hour long hands-on only exam. It is best to start out as a system administrator or help desk, move to a Jr Security Analyst position, then a Security Engineer position, and then finally Penetration Tester. A good place to get some experience for free is https://www.hackthebox.eu/ which has a network you VPN into with machines to hack very similar to the OSCP.