As technology continues to play a fundamental role in our day-to-day lives, it’s critical to protect the technology that we use. Cybersecurity concerns the technologies, methods, and practices employed to protect the virtual and cyber physical world – including computers, mobile devices, databases, networks and programs – from infiltration and attack by unauthorized individuals and organizations. Cybersecurity careers allow individuals to help public and private organizations protect their information and assets from a broad range of cyberattacks.

The Cybersecurity Community is designed to keep students informed about relevant industry news and connect them with related opportunities.

What Is Cybersecurity?

By 2025, total global data storage will likely reach 200 zettabytes (one zettabyte = one trillion gigabytes!). And 90% of the population over age six — that’s 7.5 billion people — will be generating data online by 2030. 

While the convenience of our …

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Cybersecurity Jobs in High Demand; Thousands of Openings in St. Louis

“There is a known shortage of 497,000… open cyber security roles in the United States. In St. Louis alone, there are over 7,500 jobs open.”

ST. LOUIS — From meatpacking to oil pipelines, ransomware attacks targeted all sectors in 2021. Just …

By Kelli Delfosse
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How To Land A Job At Meta (And Other Big Tech Companies)

With hundreds of thousands of job applicants, Meta (formerly known as Facebook) is one of the most competitive companies to secure an interview with and land a job offer. Yet, three of my career coaching clients landed job offers with …

By Kelli Delfosse
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Top 11 Cybersecurity Certifications That Will Get You Hired

As global spending on cybersecurity products continues to skyrocket, the rate of cyberattacks is expected to grow with it. Cybersecurity professionals are at the forefront of protecting organizations’ networks and systems and so it comes as no surprise that the …

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Cybersecurity vs. Software Engineering: 2021 Career Guide

You’ve decided that your career path should be in software development. It is a broad category and you may find that you need to narrow your focus before settling on one of the many computer science programs available.  

If …

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Career Resources

McKelvey Engineering Professional Development Stipend

In an effort to provide an equitable opportunity for students to attend professional conferences, a professional development stipend is available …

Nationally Competitive Industry Graduate Fellowships

These are just a few of the major fellowship programs; more will be added on an on-going basis. The majority …