Students, parents and community members are invited to learn about the career opportunities in Cybersecurity at this virtual event. Local professionals and LCC faculty will present on the wide variety of career options and education/training needed to enter into this growing field.
Enjoy a panel of experts, interactive activities and free giveaways!
For questions or for businesses wishing to participate, please contact Nicole Reinhart-Huberty at 517-483-1104 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cybersecurity Virtual Career Exploration Day
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
4 – 6 p.m.
Who Should Attend?
- Elementary, middle or high school students
- Adults considering a career change
- Parents, school counselors/advisors, teachers
- Businesses and employers
- Current college students (LCC or another school)
Cybersecurity Career Fun Facts
- 11% of the current cybersecurity workforce is comprised of women, which means there are many opportunities for women in the field. LCC offers tuition grants for women or men in nontraditional fields through the Adult Resource Center.
- Job openings exist in every industry imaginable with varying titles such as: Security Analyst, Security Engineer or Architect, Security/IT Director or Manager, CISO/CSO, Systems Administrator, Network Architect or Engineer, Forensics Investigator, Auditor, Systems Engineer or Integrator.
- According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the rate of growth for jobs in information security is projected to grow 37% by 2022 - that's much faster than the average for all other occupations.
- The ISACA, a non-profit information security advocacy group, predicts there will be a global shortage of two million cyber security professionals.
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