Demand high for cybersecurity workers
October 24, 2017
Young Americans (ages 18 to 26) hold the key to closing the cybersecurity talent gap. The problem is, two-thirds of them don’t know what the “cybersecurity” profession is, or where to begin to get into this career path.
Are you a relentless problem solver? If so, consider becoming a penetration tester.
Finding weaknesses in systems.
Analyze equipment, software, and more, to find weaknesses that would allow cyber criminals to get in.Motto
“There’s more than one way to do it.”
Like observing people and their behavior? Consider becoming a cyber behavioral scientist.What the job is about
Keeping people from falling for online attacks.
Look for ways to educate and help people so they don't fall for cyber traps, such as phishing, scareware and pharming.
"People are the weakest link in cybersecurity."
Do you love the thrill of the hunt? If so, consider becoming a cyber crime investigator.What the job is about
Investigating the "who, what, why, when and where" of cyberattacks.Task
Hunt down cyber villains on the internet.Motto
“Put cyber armor on, it’s dangerous out there.”