A Career in Cybersecurity: What is required?

By David Gewirtz

By 2021, the worldwide need for cybersecurity professionals is expected to reach six million jobs. The gotcha is that analysts expect only 4.5 million people will be able to do the work. This shortfall of 1.5 million jobs presents an opportunity for anyone with the skills, resume, and credentials to meet the need.

So workers are in high demand, the jobs pay well, and they’re important and critical to safeguarding our society. This is a growing, thriving career that may a...