The purpose of this article to alert jobs seekers to potential jobs. It is no way a promotion or endorsement of any type of cyber attack or crime.
Military Shifts Focus to Cyber Security Jobs And Warfare
Wall Street Journal reporter Julian Barnes recently wrote an article titled “ Pentagon Digs In on Cyberwar Front where he talks about how the military and the rest of the federal government is building its cyber security and warfare capabilities. This build up is in response to a number of recent cyber attacks against the government agencies and critical parts of our country’s infrastructure. It is also a response to the emerging ” Cyber Militias” springing up in countries across the world who are engaging in unsanctioned attacks on other countries. ( See article State of Cyber Warfare Threat).
Why You Should Know This Information
In this era of budget cuts and recessions, fast growing, well paying jobs are important to everyone. Many of us know someone who is unemployed or underemployed who is looking to better their career. These jobs may not be for everyone but the knowledge that they are coming is a good thing. Here is something else you should know:
After the Stuxnet Incident, a US News & World Report article reported that the ”federal government may have to hire up to 10,000 cyber security analysts and the private sector thousands more.” Couple this information with the purported $14 Billion of investment in Smart grid cyber security, the job market for cyber security will be robust for years to come.
- Q&A of the week: ‘The current state of the cyber warfare threat’ featuring Jeffrey Carr (zdnet.com)
- Number of cyber attacks is ‘astonishing,’ says UK security service chief (digitaltrends.com)
- Cyber Warfare Has Always Been a Game Played in the Shadows – It’s Time to Bring Some Light to the Battlefield with E-Defense (prweb.com)
- Cyberwar Parallels Race to Build Nukes, Scientists Say (foxnews.com)
- Cyber Weapon Lays Siege To PCs in Middle East (foxnews.com)
- IHS acquires CyberRegs from Citation Technologies (environmentalbusinessjournal.com)
- Qaeda Cyberwar Video Raises Alarm (foxnews.com)
- US hacked Yemeni Al Qaeda sites to reverse propaganda, Clinton says (foxnews.com)