Safeguarding our cyberspace

Cybersecurity is a dynamic, rewarding field that affords individuals the ability to directly influence and contribute to the overall security of an organization and the world.

Why Cyber

Incredible Needs

Cybersecurity professionals are the main defense against cyber threats, including viruses, malware and data breaches. As the risk for cyber attacks continues to increase, as does the demand for cyber professionals.

Career for Life

Now more than ever, companies in every industry are seeking cyber talent to join their team and keep their information safe. This incredible need translates to a lifelong and fulfilling career in cybersecurity for those with the skills and drive to defeat hackers.

Nontraditional Pathways to a Cybersecurity Career

As hiring practices in cybersecurity continue to evolve with the demand for talent, many individuals are transitioning from nontraditional pathways into the industry. Below are four pathways you may not have expected that are becoming common transition points. Check out each path and how those backgrounds provide supportive skills for cyber.
Tia Hopkins

VP Global Solutions Architecture @ eSentire
MSN Computer and Information System Security Kaplan University

Victoria Mcintyre

Governance, Risk, and Compliance Consultant @ Lawyer 8 Security
BASc In Security and Risk Analysis, Penn State

Meghan Jacquot

Risk Assessment Cyber Security Engineer@ Cyber Future Foundation
MS in Educational Leadership, Cal State

See A Day In The Life Of A Cybersecurity Professional

Curious what a cyber professional does every day? Hear from cyber professionals who currently protect today’s global companies and understand what a career in cybersecurity could mean for you.

Transitioning Military

Properly trained cybersecurity professionals are in-demand. Many of your military skills can translate to civilian cybersecurity careers, including non-technical skills. Some non-technical skills that can be beneficial in your cybersecurity career:
A cybersecurity career can be challenging and rewarding for veterans. Learn the cybersecurity skills that top employers want in a flexible educational environment. Our program can help fast track you to a new career in cybersecurity.

High School Graduates

Apprenticeships offer an alternative to the traditional college education.

Do you consider yourself to be a non-technical person? No worries. Many highschool garduates have successfully started their career with apprenticeships, leveraging skills such as:

Learn the cybersecurity skills that top employers want in a flexible educational environment. Our program can help fast track you to a career in cybersecurity.

Career Changers

Make a change to a rewarding career in cybersecurity. You don’t need to have a technical background and many cybersecurity professionals have come from careers as accountants, artists, gas station attendants, hospitality workers, nursing, and more.

Some non-technical skills that can help in your new cybersecurity career are:

Our flexible learning program helps you build in-demand cybersecurity skills that employers need.

Non-Cybersecurity Graduates

Many cybersecurity professionals don’t have a technical background. Anyone can find a cybersecurity career path that works for them and many cybersecurity careers can be challenging and financially rewarding.

Some non-technical skills that can be beneficial in your cybersecurity career:

Learn the cybersecurity skills that top employers want in a flexible educational environment. Our program can help fast track you to a career in cybersecurity.