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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