Cyber Security Minor

Cyber Security Careers

The threats posed by cyber terrorism and cyber crime have been well documented in the Center For Strategic and International Studies reports Securing Cyberspace for the 44th Presidency and Cybersecurity Two Years Later. These reports clearly expose the ominous threats to the nation’s security, economy, and private citizen welfare posed by cyber terrorism and cyber crime – as well as the alarming lack of national capacity to defend against them. Highlighted are concerns that include a gross shortage of qualified cyber security professionals in the workforce including private sector information technology/security, law enforcement, emergency management, and the military. According to ESG Research, 22% of mid-market (i.e., 500-1000 employees) and enterprise (i.e., 1000 employees or more) believe that they have a problematic shortage of information security skills within their IT organizations. Furthermore, of those organizations planning on hiring new IT staff positions in 2011, 35% plan to hire for information security positions.

Interested in a career in cyber security?
We can help you embark on a government or private sector career as a:

  • Cyber Incident Response
  • Vulnerability Detection and Assessment
  • Networks and Systems Engineering
  • Cyber Risk and Strategic Analysis
  • Intelligence and Investigation