Taneka: Now is a great time to get into the Cybersecurity field. According to CyberSeek.org, there are total of 300K+ cybersecurity job openings in the U.S. California needs a lot of cybersecurity engineer, analyst, architect, administrator, etc... However, you do need to know your cybersecurity stuff. The really good part is that you don't need a college degree. Many employers are seeking candidates with cybersecurity certificates such as CompTIA Security, Certified Information Privacy Professional, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, etc...
Jackson recommends the following next steps:
- Check out CyberSeek.org to learn about the job opportunities, career pathways, and requirements
- Think thru if you want to get a college degree in cybersecurity or a certificate.
- Study hard, join the work force, and protect our nation against cyber attacks.