Cybersecurity is a relatively new and rapidly evolving field. Career paths in cybersecurity are still being defined; new fronts in the war on cyber crime are still emerging; and new questions and concerns about training and working in the field are still being raised. OnlineEducation.com researches and reports on cybersecurity degree programs, specializations in the field, and the types of training that cybersecurity careers typically require. As part of that, we also provide a range of resources to those who may be considering a degree and/or a career in cybersecurity, information assurance, digital forensics, information governance, and other related specializations.
The following FAQs address some of the more common and potentially confusing questions surrounding cybersecurity. The answers to these questions draw on our rigorous research of cybersecurity programs, our interviews with experts in the field, and the best information currently available about the field of cybersecurity from resources like the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, the Information Systems Security Association, and the National Cyber Security Alliance.