How to Earn a Cyber Security Certificate and Make It a Master’s Degree

Unsure of how to advance your cyber security career? Why not explore a cyber security certificate? Gain a specialization that will help you stand out from the crowd. There’s no doubt that Information Technology (IT) offers an interesting, varied, and financially rewarding career. The IT industry is constantly changing, so it’s vital to stay current [...]

2018-10-13T03:50:37+00:00Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to Earn a Cyber Security Certificate and Make It a Master’s Degree

Investing in a Career in Cyber

Many college graduates naturally worry about employment prospects upon graduation, and rightly so, given the generally soft employment figures of the last decade, particularly since the crash of ’08. If you are like the majority of graduating seniors who had to use loans to pay for your education, then thinking like a long term investor [...]

2018-02-25T20:57:59+00:00Categories: Career Guide, Education|Comments Off on Investing in a Career in Cyber

Cyber Degree and Certificate Roadmap

Cybersecurity is one of the most sought after careers in the world today. In high demand, cyber professionals are helping to ensure the safety of computer networks and systems in both the public and private sectors. The following information is intended to act as a road map to help you prepare for a career in [...]

2018-01-11T18:56:29+00:00Categories: Career Guide, Careers, Education|Comments Off on Cyber Degree and Certificate Roadmap

Top 7 Cyber Degrees & Certificates To Further Your Career in 2018

Tangible skills for entering the cybersecurity field are often not found in a degree program -- but the business, management, strategy and communication skills you need to complement those tactical abilities are. While it is possible to teach yourself some cybersecurity skills through books, websites, and online courses -- there are many benefits to pursuing [...]

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Boosting the Role of Women in Cybersecurity Through Soft Skills

The tech industry’s struggle with gender diversity is well-known, but the percentage of women in tech jobs — although just 25 percent — still dwarfs that of women in cybersecurity. Here’s a jarring statistic: There are 1 million unfilled jobs in cybersecurity, and that number is expected to rise to 6 million by 2019. Here’s [...]

2017-09-13T18:17:12+00:00Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity, Education, Women|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Boosting the Role of Women in Cybersecurity Through Soft Skills

The Future of Cybersecurity Education and How it Will Evolve: A Q&A with Myriam Dunn Cavelty

What opportunities exist in the current cybersecurity education sector? How can cybersecurity training be improved? Myriam Dunn Cavelty has the answers. cybersecurity education Cybersecurity training and education is evolving at a rapid pace, meeting the growing demands of a challenging and complex market. Myriam Dunn Cavelty is the Deputy for Research and Teaching at the Center [...]

2017-06-05T17:45:08+00:00Categories: Education|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Future of Cybersecurity Education and How it Will Evolve: A Q&A with Myriam Dunn Cavelty

Higher Education Learns Hard Lesson in Cyber Security

The higher education sector experiences some of the highest rates of cyber security incidents. Educational institutions have plenty of valuable data that makes them vulnerable to attacks. So how can they improve their cyber security measures? Students enrolled at colleges and universities across the nation are not only getting a classroom education, they’re also learning [...]

2017-01-31T16:20:41+00:00Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Higher Education Learns Hard Lesson in Cyber Security

Why Engineers Need Cyber Security Skills

While engineers have the skills to build and maintain complex systems, until now it wasn’t necessary to study cyber security as a framework of the job. That’s changing – and now, engineers need to understand cyber security more than ever, with electrical engineers at the forefront of this change. For most electrical engineers, the idea [...]

2017-09-20T02:24:32+00:00Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Why Engineers Need Cyber Security Skills

Communication Among Top Soft Skills to Seek in Cybersecurity Education

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook 2016 survey, the five most desirable attributes employers look for when seeking new graduates are soft skills: leadership, ability to work in a team, written communication skills, problem-solving abilities and verbal communication skills. Technical skills lag far behind, in 10th place. How can you [...]

2018-10-13T02:58:52+00:00Categories: Careers, Cybersecurity, Education, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Communication Among Top Soft Skills to Seek in Cybersecurity Education

What It Takes to Be a Cybersecurity Executive

For professionals looking to advance their cybersecurity career and make it to the executive level, technical skills and managerial experience alone aren’t enough to make it to the top. Cybersecurity is a business issue, not just a technology issue, and those who make it to the C-Suite must have the necessary leadership, operational and strategic [...]