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Why We Need to Start Suggesting Cybersecurity as a Career Path

For four consecutive years, the cybersecurity unemployment rate sits at 0%. Unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the US continue to grow, and data breaches show no sign of slowing down either. We’re in the middle of a cybersecurity skills gap and workforce shortage crisis, and it’s serious. Each unfilled position poses a threat not just to …

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5 Ways to Close the Cyber Security Skills Gap Within Your Organization

Industries across the board are experiencing an unprecedented cyber security skills gap, with some estimates reporting there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity positions by 2021. Many factors are to blame for this shortage, but top of the list is the increasing number of cyber threats and threat actors. As organizations buckle under the growing …

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Teaching Cybersecurity In Higher Education

Top 8 Things Higher Education Should be Teaching Cyber Security Students

The cybersecurity job market is full of opportunity. Experts predict that by 2021, there will be 3.5 million unfiled cybersecurity jobs. This reflects the both the growing number of cyber threats and lack of properly trained cyber professionals. This workforce shortage is crippling the field, and cyber security educators are struggling to keep up. Now, …

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Maximizing the ROI of Cybersecurity Employee Training

Today, data breaches and cyber attacks aren’t a matter of “if” but “when,” making cybersecurity employee training a must. While cybersecurity training doesn’t directly generate revenue, it’s important to calculate it as a measurable metric, and ultimately determine the ROI of cybersecurity employee training. To first measure the ROI of cybersecurity employee training, you’ll have …

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Cybersecurity Education: Why Universities are Missing the Mark

By 2021, unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide will reach 3.5 million. The cybersecurity skills gap – which only continues to grow – has many conflating or interrelating causes, but at the top of the list is cybersecurity education. A recent study revealed just how lacking cybersecurity education in US universities really is. They awarded the 121 …

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