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

How Secure is Too Secure? Is There Such a Thing?

With such precision focus on cyber security among businesses over the past several years, it’s understandable that many are taking security to a new level. But what happens when passwords, authentication, and other methods become too cumbersome? Can there actually be such a thing as too much security – or should businesses always err on the side of caution? [...]

2018-10-13T03:53:52+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How Secure is Too Secure? Is There Such a Thing?

Cyber Security or Information Assurance: Which Career is Right for You?

In the discipline's early days, the majority of cyber security training was done on the job. As the field became more structured, educational institutions started offering advanced cyber security degrees. This begs the question – which one is right for you? There is a range of cyber security degrees available for those looking to improve their skills and boost their long-term career [...]

2018-09-25T18:53:27+00:00Categories: Careers|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cyber Security or Information Assurance: Which Career is Right for You?

Cyber Crime Trends to Watch for in 2018

Cyber crime isn’t likely to let up in 2018; industry experts predict it will only increase. Ransomware attacks, hacking of items in the Internet of Things (IoT)– internet-enabled devices attached to common objects, including consumer electronics (such as fitness monitors) and industrial machines – and credential theft will continue to be key methods for hackers. Given this activity, cyber security spending is likely to increase and, [...]

2018-08-21T17:36:39+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Cyber Crime Trends to Watch for in 2018

Maintaining Security As the Number of Connected Devices Grows

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to improve make life easier, but it also opens a new avenue for cyber attacks. Producers, users and cybersecurity professionals need to be proactive when it comes to security. Having an increasing number of objects tied to the internet makes life more convenient: individuals can monitor their health, make [...]

2018-07-17T21:30:39+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Maintaining Security As the Number of Connected Devices Grows

Cyber Security a Chief Concern in Retail

The retail industry has taken some big hits in data security in recent years, and even with improved cyber security practices, it remains susceptible to cyber crime. Major retailers such as Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus are among the long and growing list of data breach victims. The number of security incidents in retail skyrocketed by [...]

2017-11-07T14:51:41+00:00Categories: Cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Cyber Security a Chief Concern in Retail