There are lots of articles in the news recently about how in demand IT security professionals are. And there’s also a great concern about the shortage of experts in the cyber security industry to meet this demand.
According to a 2015 analysis of numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics by Peninsula Press, a project of the Stanford University Journalism Program, there are more than 209,000 cybersecurity jobs in the U.S.
NITWITs is a community lead effort between the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College students to teach and learn new skills to stay up to date in the security industry.
Cyber security had become one of the hottest topics in media by the end of 2015. Various companies and financial institutions had experienced such troubles like data breach, malware infections and more.
This year governments and private organizations all over the world continue to implement cyber crime prevention measures.
The demand for cybersecurity professionals is soaring. Companies and organizations are constantly facing threats from malicious attacks as they try to keep sensitive data secure. Penetration Testers (pentesters) are hired by businesses to keep the network and applications secure and up-to-date from these cyberattacks.