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Cyber Security Awareness Month - Building the Next Generation of Cyber Professionals

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 1:46pm

The need for properly trained cyber security professionals is at an all-time high. With demand rising on a daily basis, promoting and expanding cyber security education becomes increasingly important. This week will focus on cyber security awareness and education in schools at all levels, and how to build a cyber workforce that is ready to meet tomorrow’s technology needs.

The links below contain information on where to begin if you, or someone you know, wants to fight cybercrime, as well as how to get started on a path to a career in cyber security.

If you have school-aged or college students in your life, talk to them about a possible career in cyber security. These links are good starting points for this discussion.

https://www.staysafeonline.org/blog/cybercrime-changing-the-landscape-of-cyber-careers

https://www.staysafeonline.org/download/datasets/7481/Building_Tomorrows_Cybersecurity_Workforce.pdf