Cybersecurity Demand Increases | UMBC Industry News

UMBC embraces a holistic approach to cybersecurity as a key component of national, economic, and personal security. This commitment to data security has earned UMBC its esteemed reputation as being well-established and well recognized, both locally and nationally. In today’s Industry Roundup, we take a look at the shortage in cybersecurity talent. We also look at the disruption caused by blockchain and health and wellness articles on how to decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s and how to reinvent yourself for success.

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There is a Shortage in Cybersecurity Talent

The threat of a cyber attack is very real and that threat continues to grow daily. The government and private agencies seek experts who can help defend data, creating an increase in demand for cyber professionals. Cybersecurity is considered a critical function, and finding talent is expensive and hard. This creates a great advantage for those entering this high-demand field.

Blockchain is Causing a Disruption

If you’re into media and entertainment, you might be curious to learn how some people are saying blockchain is disrupting both in an unequal way. Content creators are feeling the issues the most. Blockchain technologies are attempting to solve the problems they’ve caused.

Decrease Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

You may be young and not concerned about your risk factors for Alzheimer’s because that’s an older person disease, right? Wrong. Wrong in the idea that a delayed action to ward off this potential disease is the right move. The best way to stay ahead of the curve is to take action now. Here are five things you can do today to help preserve your brain’s future health.

Developing the Next Version of You

To grow, you must change. To stay relevant you must learn, unlearn, and learn again. You have to be willing to let go of everything you think you know to latch onto a brand new way of viewing the world. Moving forward and placing yourself on the path to advancement takes commitment and discipline.

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