NYU's High School Cybersecurity Challenge Preps for Finals

With more than 1 billion records of personal information stolen last year, cybersecurity is climbing to the top of the national and public agenda. Yet demand for skilled security professionals is one of the biggest challenges facing the industry today, with experts at (ISC)2 predicting a shortage of 1.5 million open and unfilled security positions by 2020.

As a result, companies are struggling not only to find enough people to defend corporate and consumer data, but also those with the right skills to fight back against an increasingly vast and sophisticated network of hackers.

(Read more...)