On March 24, 2021, Udacity hosted Christine Izuakor, Ph.D., cybersecurity expert, to field questions about cybersecurity from the online community via Twitter.
Cybersecurity, also known as computer security, is an indispensable tech field focused on the protection of computing systems and networks. Protective measures include the safeguarding of information, hardware, software, and computing services.
Learn more about navigating the School of Cybersecurity and the career options available post graduation in the infographic below. Plus, find out who’s a good fit for each of the different cybersecurity Nanodegrees, what you’ll learn and what jobs you’ll be prepared for.
Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that a cyber attack will occur every 11 seconds in 2021. The key to staying one step ahead of hackers is to learn the tools they use to exploit systems. By learning how to find vulnerabilities and hack into systems, you can stop attacks before they happen.
With that in mind, Udacity is excited to introduce the newest addition to our catalog — the Ethical Hacker Nanodegree program.
Security engineers and security analysts are critical for managing data breaches in an organization. Both of these positions are necessary and sound somewhat similar. But, despite the overlap between these two cybersecurity roles, there are clear distinctions that anyone aspiring to start a career in information and computer security should consider.
Read on to know how these two cybersecurity roles differ from each other in their responsibilities, skills and the battles they deal with.
Additionally, more than 68% of business leaders realize that they are at risk for cyber attacks. As the need for cybersecurity grows, so does the need for professionals to help corporations shield themselves from attacks.