Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity

In 2021, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2, determined the global cybersecurity workforce must increase by 65 percent in order to properly protect the world’s sensitive data. However, as the organization noted, the industry has grappled with a stark skills shortage for years. The rapid shift to …

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The Ultimate Guide to Cybersecurity Master’s Programs

Earning a master’s degree in cybersecurity opens you up to a field with lucrative salaries and readily available career options in sectors as varied as healthcare, business, financial services, contracting, armed forces, education and government. Although these degree programs are relatively new, the complexity and ubiquitousness of cybersecurity have paved …

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Cyber Security vs. Information Security – Is There a Difference?

With prominent cyber security breaches becoming a somewhat regular occurrence, including recent attacks on companies to retrieve credit card data from customers, organizations around the country are, at present, frequently outgunned in the fight to protect their vital information. The problem isn’t bound exclusively to the private sector either; government …

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Master’s in Computer Science vs Cybersecurity: What’s the Difference?

With so many options for professional development available, computer and IT professionals may wonder which master’s degree would be better suited for their career goals: a master’s degree in computer science vs. cybersecurity. The best way to choose between the two is to understand the demands of each program and …

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The Difference Between a Master’s of Information Assurance vs Cybersecurity

From large-scale consumer data breaches to an unprecedented foreign attack on the 2016 U.S. presidential election, public and private institutions are increasingly being called upon to better secure their data. With so much uncertainty and vulnerability related to data protection, one thing is clear: As cyber criminals become more sophisticated, …

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How to Become DoD 8570 Certified

Information Assurance Certification is a valuable way to boost your career. It is also an essential step to working in highly regulated environments. One of the primary areas where information assurance certifications are essential is the U.S. Department of Defense, where all individuals who have the ability to access DoD …

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