Cybersecurity is the protection of internet-connected systems, including hardware, software and data, from cyberattacks. Cybersecurity is usually based in the Computer Science department. Cybersecurity Majors are in high demand, so make sure to look for paid internships in your college career center begining Junior year. As the cyberthreat landscape continues to grow and emerging threats, such as the internet of things, require hardware and software skills, it is estimated that there are 1 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide. IT professionals and other computer specialists are needed in security jobs. Starting salaries for graduates are usually between $50K-60K

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The world is witnessing a paradigm shift in information delivery, logistics, and lifestyle. Digitization has become the definition of the future. Visit
Cybercrime Magazine by Cybersecurity Ventures provides research and reports on cybercrime costs, cybersecurity market size and spending forecasts, cybersecurity jobs & more. Visit
Cyber Defense Magazine is by ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals for IT Security professionals. Visit
…providing "general intelligence for technologists in the information age". Visit
We are the voice for the cybersecurity industry, a forum for those on the front lines of cyber-warfare, cybersecurity law and policy, and cybersecurity infrastructure to inform and instruct the industry and the public at large. Visit