Infographic: Thwarting cyberspace invaders

Florida Tech University illustrates the need for trained IT and security professionals to combat the rise of cybercrime.

While the booming business of cybercrime threatens almost everybody, it does open up job opportunities for those who must try to thwart the criminals. The infographic below, courtesy of Florida Tech University, breaks down the numbers, illustrating a real need to educate the next generation of security professionals in a career path that looks to expand significantly by 2018.

By Selena Frye

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