The need for cybersecurity professionals continues to grow. However, although demand is high, getting into the cybersecurity careers field can be a complex task. Trying to determine what schooling you need, or certifications you should have, or even what programs exist to help a student pay for school can be overwhelming.
At CyberSmartNV you will find many resources and a wealth of information to help you ask the right questions and discover what type of cybersecurity jobs exist in Nevada and the education requirements of those jobs. There are resources for students in grade school, high school, colleges, and universities. Additionally, there are general resources that address cyber related issues you may face as a student, i.e. cyber bullying, cyber citizenship, and other cyber safety type resources.
As students you represent the future for Nevada. You are going to form the foundation of knowledge and expertise in cybersecurity that is required to keep all Nevadans safe. Cybersecurity education will open doors to careers in everything from computer design to the space exploration. The possibilities are unlimited. The need for cybersecurity now and in the future is never going away.
Additionally, CyberSmartNV is a great way to build a network of professional cybersecurity contacts who can answer your questions about pursuing a degree or certification in cyber related fields.
Thank you for being a part of making Nevada Cyber Smart.
If you know of any additional cyber resources for students that CyberSmartNV may have missed – please submit them “here.” Once reviewed, they may be added to the resource section. Additionally, if you find a resource that is not working, please let the admins know ASAP. “Contact CyberSmartNV Admin.”