Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity. Just the title itself sounds important. That’s because, now more than ever, it’s one of the most important facets of tech. Everyone does stuff online, from making purchases to having private discussions, and no one wants their privacy hacked.

“People and organizations need to trust that their digital technologies are safe and secure; otherwise they won’t embrace the digital transformation.” 

— Ludmila Morozova-Buss, Vice President of the Global Institute for IT Management

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity. Just the title itself sounds important. That’s because, now more than ever, it’s one of the most important facets of tech. Everyone does stuff online, from making purchases to having private discussions, and no one wants their privacy hacked.

“People and organizations need to trust that their digital technologies are safe and secure; otherwise they won’t embrace the digital transformation.” 

— Ludmila Morozova-Buss, Vice President of the Global Institute for IT Management

Keeping Information Safe.

We wish our digital lives were impenetrable fortresses, but that’s not always the case. Cybersecurity keeps the super villains from breaking in and fortifies the world against hacking attacks, identity theft and worse. It’s more than just keeping your mom’s credit card safe. It’s an issue around the world.

If you have an eye for gaps and mistakes, love the rush of putting out fires and want to help future-proof our existence, cybersecurity may be for you.

Get on the path to a career in cybersecurity, right here in northern Virginia.

Cybersecurity is in demand and growing. Check out the job titles you could have someday in this field:
Cryptographer, InfoSec Officer, Security, Engineer, Vulnerability Auditor, Forensics Expert, Incident Responder, Penetration Tester, Security Architect, Security Auditor, Security Software Developer

Cybersecurity is in demand and growing. Check out the job titles you could have someday in this field:
Cryptographer, InfoSec Officer, Security, Engineer, Vulnerability Auditor, Forensics Expert, Incident Responder, Penetration Tester, Security Architect, Security Auditor, Security Software Developer

trillion cost of cyber-crime damages projected annually by 2021.

6 trillion
cost of cyber-crime damages projected annually by 2021.

billion number of records cybercriminals are forecasted to steal in 2023.

33 Billion
number of records cybercriminals are forecasted to steal in 2023.

%

of global organizations claim they are prepared to handle a cyber attack.

38%
of global organizations claim they are prepared to handle a cyber attack.

%

of cyber attacks in 2017 started with a phishing email.

91%
of cyber attacks in 2017 started with a phishing email.

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