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70% of DevOps Pros Say They Didn't Get Proper Security Training in College
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Connoryk
Connoryk,
User Rank: Apprentice
8/25/2017 | 4:59:05 PM
Re: The flipside
Universerity of Denver, Colorado (School of Business) launched a cyber risk management course three years ago. The course is part of the Risk Management and Insurance program and covers the dark side of the digital era, including risk management techniques applicable as part of entperise wide risk management/cyber risk management frameworks. Not suprisingly, the curriculum is updated every year. Teaching cyber risk management is both a dynamic and challenging effort given the inability to rely on static information (textbooks, models, etc.). Nevertheless, the class is in high demand and the graduates report the class assists in their resume'positioning and post graduate job success.

 
Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
8/23/2017 | 8:51:34 PM
Training
This is an issue that has started to get more attention, particularly with business, nonprofit, and public-sector partnerships through organizations like MIT's IC(3). Business and government want to see more cybersecurity coursework offered in colleges because they're currently in the position of having to compete for the talent that's out there and/or invest resources in training people themselves.
REISEN1955
REISEN1955,
User Rank: Ninja
8/18/2017 | 9:12:05 AM
Re: The flipside
This is is something a new career field - not as long as computers in general (anybody remember what a Novell CNE was!!)  I would wager that most security professionals just fell INTO the career from some other field in the computer support industry.  Our job path led us there.
WCLoehr
WCLoehr,
User Rank: Strategist
8/17/2017 | 12:10:33 PM
The flipside
What would be interesting to know some more about is for the small minority that did get security training in college. How was it structured? What it dedicated courses or was the security education woven into other classes? 


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