NYU launches cybersecurity master's program to help fill skills gap

There's a shortage of cybersecurity experts, but NYU is working on fixing that with a new master's degree.

Cybersecurity threats are a serious issue, but the field is lacking experts who can prevent or handle such hacks. … One estimate predicts that the world will see a global shortage of 1.8 million cybersecurity experts by 2022.To help fill this skills gap, New York University's Tandon School of Engineering has launched the New York Cyber Fellows, an online master’s program for cybersecurity education that costs $15,000 — the least, the school said, of any cybersecurity master’s program in New York City.

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