Developed for grades K-12, this module explains the cybersecurity skills shortage and encourages students to pursue a career in this growing field. It tackles industry stigmas and stereotypes head-on by outlining what cybersecurity professionals do, and the wide-variety of roles they can fill.
The module also includes tips to help students prepare for a career in the field, including taking online courses, finding a mentor and participating in competitions like the Global Cyber Olympics.
Infosec IQ education clients can share this module — along with three other security awareness modules for students — with K-12 learners at no cost.
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At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certifications and skills development training. We also empower all employees with security awareness and training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Founded by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.
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