What opportunities might it lead to?
New research has found that job openings in the field of cyber security have grown by more than 100 percent in the past year. Those openings are only expected to grow in the coming year, jumping an additional 30 percent in 2014. The demands for security workers points to the importance companies are placing on responding to the growth of recent attacks on businesses of all sizes. Some of the job options include Corporate Sector (Information Security, Compliance, IT&IS Audit, Software Development etc.), Finance and Insurance Sector (IT and Data Security, E-Commerce and Net-banking Security, Compliance, Information Risk Management, IT&IS Audit etc.) Defense and Police (R&D, Investigation, and Forensics, IT Infrastructure Security etc.) Governance (E-Governance, Public Key Infrastructure Management, Forensic Science Labs etc.), Legal Department (Cyber Forensics Consultants, Cyber Law Expert, Expert witness etc.), Cyber Fraud Consultants / Management (Ethical Hacker, Penetration Testers, Cyber Fraud Detectives) etc.