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Cybersecurity Careers Articles

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

Information technology specialists have myriad career paths to consider, many of which are seeing strong job growth today. The market for cybersecurity jobs, for example, is expected to increase more than 200% by 2020. Yet, even within the field of cybersecurity, specialists can choose from more than one path to advancement. Professionals considering an advanced […]


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 agencies still struggle to defend […]


The Difference Between a Master’s in 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, those who protect, secure and […]


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 information systems must meet specific […]


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