As cybercrime continues to escalate,
corporations, government agencies and organizations are seeking cybersecurity
experts to develop innovative tools and techniques to safeguard information and
information systems, and to respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
Today’s cybercrime is responsible for losses well in excess of $200 billion
annually. The victims of this lucrative criminal enterprise have responded by
hiring skilled professionals to protect their networks. According to Network
World magazine, "The need for cybersecurity experts spans all industries,
from financial services, manufacturing and utilities to healthcare and retail.
Cybersecurity jobs also are plentiful in the U.S. federal government
market." The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that careers in
cybersecurity will grow at least 30 percent by 2018.
Some of careers in this field include:
Security Crime Investigator/Forensics Expert
Network, and/or Web Penetration Tester
Operations Center Analyst
Specializing in Information Security Crime
Director and Deputy CISO
Researcher/ Exploit Developer
Recovery/Business Continuity Analyst/Manager