How Do You Get Students to Think Like Criminals?

The skills needed for cybersecurity jobs aren’t easy to learn in the classroom.

Between September 2017 and August 2018, employers in the United States posted 313,735 job openings for cybersecurity professionals. Filling those jobs would mean increasing the country’s current cybersecurity work force of 715,000 people by more than 40 percent, according to data presented at the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Conference this month. With the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide projected to multiply into the millions in the next three years, it’s no surprise that governments, companies and schools are racing to pour more resources into cybersecurity training and education programs.

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Facebook hack: What to do if you were one of the 50 million people who had their information exposed

Sheryl Sandberg, Mark Zuckerberg and me. And there's a good chance you, too.

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Cybersecurity books arm readers in the war against hackers

The Editors at Cybersecurity Ventures read “The Hacked World Order: How Nations Fight, Trade, Maneuver, and Manipulate in the Digital Age” by Adam Segal last year and featured it here. The groundbreaking book about cyberwarfare is as relevant today and when it was published — and recommended summer reading for anyone who hasn’t gotten to it yet.

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How computer security pros hack the hackers

If you want to meet a really smart hacker, talk to a cybersecurity defender. These talented professionals are working every day to make cybercrime harder and less lucrative.

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Nerding Out: Top 7 Most Interesting Cyber Crime Books You Should be Reading

My Kindle is my best friend. There I said it.  And if you’re like me then chances are you want to soak up every ounce of knowledge you can when it comes to the topics you love. Books are a great source for that, and expanding your interests to the furthest corners of the industry will only help you become a more well-rounded learner.

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