Higher Ed Stepping in to Fill Cybersecurity Gaps
- Pat Donache for Education Dive May 31st, 2017
- Source: http://www.educationdive.com/news/higher-ed-stepping-in-to-fill-cybersecurity-gaps/443370/
In recent weeks, a pervasive ransomware attack affected systems throughout the world, causing chaos in National Health System hospitals in Great Britain and continuing to cripple hundreds of thousands of computers.
The increase in cyberattacks has led to an increase in demand for qualified cybersecurity employees in government and private industry. Colleges and universities throughout the country are responding by offering degrees, certificates and tutorials in the burgeoning field. Texas A&M University at College Station recently instituted a minor degree program, while other institutions continue to find increased support and interest in cybersecurity degrees.