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Cybersecurity Career Central

You’re full-speed ahead on your cybersecurity career, so Capella created this inspiration hub to help you stay informed and move ahead faster. 

Stay up-to-date on Cybersecurity

Employment for information security analysts is projected to grow 28.5% from 2016 to 2026, with a median income of $95,510 per year*. Here’s how to stay up-to-date on information security hiring trends, jobs, skill development, industry certifications, educational opportunities, news and events. 

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, and Information Security Analysts. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography, and degree field, affect career outcomes, and Capella does not guarantee a job, promotion, salary increase, or other career growth.

Career-Building Blogs

Information security covers a broad spectrum of cybersecurity careers, and these blogs can help you discover your niche in this field. 

Does Cybersecurity Equal Job Security?

Wherever you find classified or private data, cybersecurity professionals can find opportunity to apply their expertise.

Find Your Career Path in Information Security

Mapping out an information security path can help you identify short- and long-term goals.

Information Security 101

Learn about how information assurance and security professionals protect and manage information.

Cybersecurity Expert Profiles

Experts provide the inside scoop on obvious to obscure aspects of cybersecurity. Read cybersecurity professionals’ blogs to be in the know.

Security Industry Honors Capella Grad

Follow Joel Fulton’s path from former high school dropout to a PhD and industry recognition.

Interview with Lee Shabe: Cybersecurity Success from Iraq and Back

Lee Shabe took a chance on cybersecurity and Capella. His trajectory took him to president of government services at Belcan, LLC.

Why It's Important to Learn Ethical Hacking

Learning how to hack ethically can help you implement the strongest possible security practices for your organization.

Cybersecurity News and Events

Stay up-to-date on conferences, seminars, and trends that can help reinforce and grow your knowledge and expertise in your cybersecurity career.

How to Protect your Organization from a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attacks can immobilize an organization. The following strategies can help you avoid that fate.

7 Essential Information Security Tools

Check out seven tools essential to protecting your information.

The Insidious Insider Threat

Insiders may pose a greater threat to your information security than you think or are prepared to handle.

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Resources

Stay on top of cybersecurity trends, jobs, skills, and organizations with this quick list of resources.

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