What is it about
Cyber Security is the setup, administration and maintenance of procedures and tools adapted by an organization to help protect and secure all data and servers used in the day to day business activities. It secures the organizations data to unauthenticated users and denies access to unauthorized users. Strong passwords with additional authentication methods are used to login to websites, computers and servers. Data encryption encrypts code or scrambles the data so that it can be read only by valid users with access to the decryption code.
Cyber Security professional are highly in demand. Organizations are increasingly conducting their business online and on mobile devices, they need to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or causing problems for computer networks.
According to data compiled by Burning Glass, postings for cyber security jobs grew 74% from 2007 to 2013 – 3x faster than other IT positions. Demand outstripping supply; that's bad for employers but good news for you – what's not to love about cyber security?