How the Number of Women in Cybersecurity Can Continue to Grow

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Even as conversations about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) grow, women are still underrepresented in the cybersecurity field. The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)², estimates that women make up approximately 24% of the cybersecurity workforce. Although that is nearly double the amount 10 years ago, it is still too low, according to […]

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The Move from Cybersecurity to Cyber Resilience

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It is not enough to react to cyberattacks. Organizations now need to anticipate possible threats. This central concept is the key difference between cybersecurity and cyber resilience. Cyber resilience is the ability to anticipate, withstand, recover from, and adapt to adverse conditions, stresses, attacks, or compromises on systems that use or are enabled by cyber […]

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The Future of Cybersecurity

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The cybersecurity space continues to evolve at a rapid pace. The next decade will likely see more changes. What will those changes be? Blockchain Challenges Cloud Computing Cyberthreats are growing in size and complexity. Fortunately, the tools used to prevent threats have also grown and are improving. One of the technological advancements is cloud technology. […]

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Cybersecurity Careers: Facing the Skills Crisis

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The world has become increasingly more vulnerable to cyber-attacks, creating a greater need for skilled cybersecurity professionals. However, the demand for cybersecurity skills far exceeds the current supply of qualified people. The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Cybercriminals have become more sophisticated. Breaches and cybersecurity incidents are up as a result, according to Microsoft’s recent Digital Defense […]

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Motivating Change

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At William Woods University in Missouri, Julia Needhammer found she could turn her interest in human behavior into a career in Industrial Organizational Psychology with a degree in psychology.

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Psychological Thinking in practice: The Science of Persuasion

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A William Woods University Online Bachelors in Psychology opens up dozens of career fields. Beyond job placement, the program truly prepares students to be psychological thinkers, building invaluable skills in the areas of management, communication, negotiation, and emotions. Psychology is the study of the human mind and human behavior, and understanding is built in the […]

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Psychology Career Outlook: Career flexibility and market demand

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A bachelor’s degree in psychology is one of the most popular majors among undergraduates today. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) estimates that in the 2015-2016 school year, of the 1.9 million total bachelor’s degrees conferred, some 117,000 were in psychology. If you are wondering what’s driving such an interest in this major, the […]

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The push for customer-centricity: A lesson for business students

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According to a recent Gallup report, almost 70 percent of B2B customers are ready to take their business elsewhere while only one half believe that their vendor delivers on its promise. The report suggests that the way to turn the tide on this stark reality is by implementing a customer-centric culture. Jim Clifton, Gallup’s Chairman […]

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What you need to know if you are considering a career in cybersecurity

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A recent Cybersecurity Ventures Jobs Report predicts that by 2021 there will be more than 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs across the globe. The report notes that “over the eight-year period tracked, the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs is expected to grow by 350 percent, from one million positions in 2013 to 3.5 million in […]

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First-time online students: dispelling 3 common myths about online programs

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Online degree programs or distance learning continues to grow according to a report released by Babson Survey Research Group. From 2015 to 2016, the number of online students grew 5.6 percent, exceeding the year-to-year gains seen in the years prior. Yet, even as online courses and programs become more common, there are a range of […]

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