Zero percent unemployment is an attractive stat. It certainly tops a guidance counselor's reasons for students to choose cybersecurity as a career. It's a nice perk, for sure, but it doesn't compare to some of the more compelling reasons to pursue a career in cybersecurity.
You don't need to be a cybersecurity expert to understand that this is a growth area. Cybersecurity has become critical to the fabric of any modern business. As breach after breach hits the headlines, it's clear to everyone that organizations need more professionals focused on cybersecurity.
Every role within IT has a cybersecurity aspect. Focusing on security as your primary role opens up a world of options. From security operations to risk assessments to application security to investigations to compliance to educator, there as many roles within cybersecurity as lines of code running in your browser.
And don't let those negative headlines get your down. For every Equifax, there are hundreds of millions of successful transactions made online. We are making progress as a profession.
Here are the top four reasons why you should consider a career in cybersecurity—and one reason why you shouldn't.
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