It’s that time of year again when all manner of media offer articles that reflect on the past and contemplate the future with predictions about emerging trends and lists of what’s “out” and what’s “in” over the next 12 months. And recently, a group of University of Maryland University College (UMUC) cyber experts offered some prognostications of their own, now posted on the university’s Cyber Connections blog.
(ISC)², the international membership association for information security leaders, recently announced the winners of its seventh annual Americas Information Security Leadership Awards (Americas ISLA®), which celebrate the accomplishments of private and public sector industry leaders throughout the Americas who are inspiring change within the information security workforce.
University of Maryland University College’s undergraduate program in computer networks and cybersecurity receives prestigious Circle of Excellence award from EC-Council
State of Maryland Committed to Protecting Critical Infrastructure, UMUC to Preparing Future Cyber Leaders
Interview series with University of Maryland University College cybersecurity faculty members that concludes this Thursday to remain available on UMUC’s Facebook page
Twenty years after government and military officials revealed the menace, internet hacking remains such an existential threat to the nation that it will require a “moonshot-style” development to get ahead of the hackers, warned speakers at a cybersecurity symposium hosted by University of Maryland University College (UMUC) on Oct. 10.
University of Maryland University College and The Cyber Center for Education & Innovation, Home of the National Cryptologic Museum, to Host Cyber at the Crossroads
Interview series with University of Maryland University College cybersecurity faculty members continues through October
Cybersecurity is not your father’s STEM field and liberal arts majors with more than a passing interest in the industry may benefit from taking a closer look at the career possibilities it offers. For his part, Professor Mansur Hasib, program chair of University of Maryland University College (UMUC) graduate Cybersecurity Technology program, knows that the cybersecurity field itself would benefit from the infusion of interdisciplinary skills that liberal arts majors would bring to it.
Earlier this year, NBC News writer Herb Weisbaum reported on the FBI’s projection that when all data were tallied, ransomware payments for 2016 would hit a billion dollars compared with the $24 million paid in 2015.