Cyber security experts are in high demand as private, public and government sectors scramble to secure their systems and data in the wake of widespread cyber attacks — in 2015, cyber criminals reportedly stole more than $1 billion in assets.
The number of cyber security job openings around the globe is staggering. In 2014, CISCO estimated that there were 1 million unfilled cyber security jobs worldwide.
Cyber security is one of the greatest threats facing our nation and it may come as little surprise, that as more and more personal data is stored online, identity theft has become the fastest growing crime in the United States.
There is a massive labor shortage in the cyber security field. It has been estimated that, on a global scale, there are over 1 million unfilled cyber security jobs—and if history is any indicator, that number is likely to increase.
Inspiring a new generation of students to consider the cyber security field is the goal of a free summer day camp at the University of San Diego.