Cybersecurity Careers

What types of jobs are available to cybersecurity professionals?

According to a recently released report, there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021.* The University of Nevada, Reno online cybersecurity program provides training for a broad range of opportunities, such as the following:

  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Chief Security Officer (CSO)
  • Cloud Security Architect Counterespionage Analyst
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Digital Forensics Analyst
  • Cyber Intelligence Specialist
  • IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) Security Specialist

*Cybersecurity Ventures

**Red Team Security Consulting

The cybersecurity market is expected to grow from $75 billion in 2015 to $170 billion by 2020.* The top 6 industries targeted by cyberattacks in 2018 were**:

  • Business
  • Health Care
  • Financial Services
  • Government Agencies
  • Higher Education
  • Utilities

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts a 31% national growth rate for information security analysts from 2019 to 2029.

Top 10 cybersecurity companies in the U.S.*

  1. CyberArk Software
  2. Cisco
  3. IBM
  4. Microsoft
  5. Amazon (Amazon Web Services)
  6. FireEye
  7. Lockheed Martin
  8. Check Point Software
  9. Symantec
  10. BAE Systems

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