How Cybersecurity Became 2017's Hot New Major

Everybody wants to teach, but nobody can decide what it is

If recent headlines about attacks on our privacy make one thing clear, it’s that there is a lot of work to do in the world of cybersecurity. Whether it’s Verizon accidentally exposing the personal data of 14 million subscribers, thieves stealing details about the hacking tools used by the CIA, or a Russian computer whiz hacking into academic institutions around the world, the vulnerability of our digital world is in the news nearly every day.  ... 

At NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, undergrads majoring in computer science or computer engineering have the option of minoring in cybersecurity. 

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