Cybersecurity Blog Posts

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How to Reinvent Yourself as a Cybersecurity Professional

by Kathleen Hyde

Nowadays, as the number of online degree and certificate programs targeting nontraditional learners continues to grow, many adults are taking concrete steps to reinvent themselves. In response to the critical need for cybersecurity professionals across many industries, adults increasingly are seizing the opportunity to move into this high-growth field.  READ MORE >>


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Is a Cybersecurity Degree Worth It?

by Sonya Krakoff

As an aspiring cybersecurity professional, you'll need to pursue an education in the field - and there's no better way to do this than through a cybersecurity degree program, which can offer tremendous benefits to students beyond what a training alone can provide. READ MORE >>


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The Most Sought After Information Security Skills in Today's Jobs

by Sonya Krakoff

Organizations are looking for information security professionals who are adept in both the strategic and the tactical aspects of information security. If you have a solid set of IT security skills but are looking to take your career to the next level, consider the following list of critical information security analyst skills that today's employers are looking for - the skillset needed to become a well-rounded, advanced information security professional. READ MORE >>


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How to Get a Job in Cybersecurity

by Sonya Krakoff

If you've been thinking about pursuing a career in cybersecurity, there's never been a better time - but entering a new field, particularly one that's as growing as quickly as the cyber industry, can be daunting. Here are our tips for best preparing for a cyber job. READ MORE >>


Increase Your Cybersecurity IQ

Increase Your Cybersecurity IQ

by Sonya Krakoff

For National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we're sharing the top tips from our Cybersecurity department chair Kathleen Hyde for protecting your personal or organizational assets and increasing your cybersecurity IQ. READ MORE >>


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Top Cybersecurity Skills in High Demand

by Sonya Krakoff

Those pursuing a career in cybersecurity will need to have a broad set of technical, professional, and functional skills. We've created a list of the top cybersecurity skills in demand to help you see what it takes to be a professional in the field. READ MORE >>


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How Important is Cybersecurity?

by Sonya Krakoff

In a world that increasingly reliant on technology in virtually every segment of life, cybersecurity is becoming an increasingly significant field. But how important is cybersecurity, really? And how do those outside the field perceive it? We conducted a survey of over 1,000 Americans to find out. READ MORE >>


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What's The Difference Between Cybersecurity and Computer Forensics?

by Sonya Krakoff

Two of today's most in-demand professions in the information security sector are cybersecurity and computer forensics - fields that, on the surface, might seem like they do the same work. However, while both share some significant commonalities, they're quite different in the scope and duties required of each. READ MORE >>


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How to Become a Cybersecurity Professional

by Sonya Krakoff

Once you've determined that a cybersecurity career is the right fit for your interests and skills, it's time to get started in your new field. Here are the steps you'll need to take to become a cybersecurity professional. READ MORE >>


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Is Cybersecurity the Right Field for You?

by Sonya Krakoff

If you're intrigued by the idea of transitioning to a new career in cyber security, you might be curious about what these jobs entail, and whether they might be a good fit for your skills and interests. Here are some of the factors to consider when determining if cybersecurity is the right field for you. READ MORE >>


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The Top 5 Reasons You Should Consider a Career in Cybersecurity

by Sonya Krakoff

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, an annual campaign dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of cybersecurity. With this field in the spotlight, you might be wondering what cybersecurity entails--and whether it might be the right fit for the next step in your career.  READ MORE >>


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What to Look for in a B.S. in Cybersecurity Degree Program

by Sonya Krakoff

In today's digital world, cybersecurity professionals are in high demand. One of the best ways to get started in this growing industry is to pursue a degree - here's what to look for in a B.S. in Cybersecurity degree program.  READ MORE >>