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Cybersecurity Career Opportunities
Advances in technology and increasing interconnectedness don’t come without risk. Cyber crime is ranked among the top three risks the world will face this year, according to the World Economic Forum. That means companies, governments and individuals must prepare for sudden and dramatic disruptions caused by cyber attacks.
Cyber crime also generates huge losses—monetary, reputational, intellectual—so it’s no surprise it has become an important topic of debate in company boardrooms. It is no longer an IT/IS problem; it is a company-wide critical threat, forcing organizations across sectors to arm themselves with teams of cyber defenders.
The problem: there’s an extremely short supply of talent in the field, and of professionals with hands-on tech experience and the business savvy to lead teams and manage strategies.
Tech has taken over the world; and the outlook for jobs and salaries in digital security is outstanding.
Where are our alumni now?
We expect the world to employ 6 million cybersecurity professionals by 2019. (Cisco)
Numbers that speak for themselves:
2014: 1 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs globally. 2021: number will grow to 3.5 million openings. Cybersecurity unemployment rate has plummeted to 0% and it's expected to remain there in the coming years. (Cisco)
Hot skills that may lead to a pay raise: threat intelligence, security software development, cloud, auditing, and big data analysis. (ISC)
SECURITY IS EVERYONE'S BUSINESS
Organizations, governments and institutions need to develop a clear cyber security strategy that aligns the organizational and the customers’ data and privacy needs.
Between 50-70% of large companies globally have a CISO (chief information security officer) today and 1/3 of hiring managers plan to boost their security teams by 15%. (Center for Cyber Safety and Education)
percent of students found a job within 3 months of graduating
Master Degree in Cybersecurity Sample Positions
TOP EMPLOYERS OF THIS Cybersecurity PROGRAM’S ALUMNI
Cybersecurity Master's Degree students
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The services we offer are available to all of them throughout their journey. On one hand we seek to help students to take full advantage of their professional opportunities, providing them with impactful advising, learning resources and development tools that allow them to manage and achieve their professional goals. On the other, we provide recruitment solutions for companies and institutions with access to the profiles of over 60.000 IE professionals worldwide.
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