Millions of Rewarding Jobs: Educating for a Career in Cybersecurity

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Murphy-Wall State Bank will be sharing information and addressing specific challenges consumers face with online usage. It is our responsibility, as consumers to be diligent in protecting our internet usage, as well as, identify the opportunities for behavioral changes. We hope these tips will assist you in building a strong cyber secure workforce and make your internet usage better protected. Each week there will be cybersecurity safety tip, along with information to help consumers stay aware of potential threats.

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A key risk to our economy and security continues to be the shortage of cybersecurity professionals to safeguard our ever-expanding cyber ecosystem. Raising the next generation of interested and capable cybersecurity professionals is a starting point to building stronger defenses. There are limitless opportunities to educate students of all ages – from high school into higher education and beyond – on the field of cybersecurity as they consider their options. In addition, veterans and individuals who are looking for a new career or re-entering the workforce, should explore the multitude of well-paying and rewarding jobs available. Week 2 will address ways to motivate parents, teachers and counselors to learn more about the field and how to best inspire students and others to seek highly fulfilling cybersecurity careers.