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Cybersecurity is the protection of computer systems from the theft of or damage to their hardware, software, data, as well as from the disruption or misdirection of the services they provide. As the Internet grows, so does Cybercrime. Luckily for Cybersecurity professionals, this generates great demand for jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Information Security Analysts employment is projected to grow 37 percent from 2012 to 2022, which is much faster than average.
Organizations, Associations and Government Agencies
The SANS Institute is a private U.S. for-profit company founded in 1989 that specializes in information security, Cybersecurity training and selling certificates.
Internet Storm Center
The Internet Storm Center is a program of the SANS Technology Institute, a branch of the SANS Institute which monitors the level of malicious activity on the Internet,
CVE is a list of information security vulnerabilities and exposures that aims to provide common names for publicly known problems.
National Vulnerability Database
The National Vulnerability Database is the U.S. government repository of standards-based vulnerability management data represented using the Security Content Automation Protocol.
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software.
Digital Guardian is an American data loss prevention software company which provides software both at the end-user level and in corporate networks, servers, databases, and the cloud.
Wireshark is a free and open-source packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education.
NICCS is an online resource for cybersecurity training that connects Government employees, students, educators, and industry with cybersecurity training providers throughout the Nation.
National Institute of Standards and Technology ( NIST )
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is a physical sciences laboratory, and a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce.
The National Security Agency employs a wide variety of cyber professionals to help protect and defend U.S. government IT systems, and to help exploit the intelligence of adversaries.
Federal Trade Commission ( FTC )
The Federal Trade Commission is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act.
Cyberseek is a free workforce and career resource developed jointly by CompTIA, the leading technology industry association, and Burning Glass Technologies.
Jobs for Cybersecurity Majors
- Security architect.
- Penetration tester (or ethical hacker)
- Info Officer.
- Security engineer.
- Security auditor.
- Incident responder.
- Vulnerability assessor.
World's Biggest Data Breaches & Hacks
Data Breaches & Hacks
Data visualization of the world's data breaches, hacks and leaks. It has to be constantly updated.