There's an old adage that goes something like "the more things you have, the more things you have to take care of." In the realm of information technology, this is certainly the case. As our number of connected devices has expanded exponentially, so too has the risk that bad actors can use those connections to . . .
"Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn." -Stephen Hawking From classrooms to operating rooms, from social networks to the stock exchange, our lives run on computer technology. It's almost impossible to . . .
IMAGE SOURCE We use the term security engineering in the collective sense, as it refers to different areas of computer security. This includes cyber security, network security, computer engineering, computer security, and networking. This post will provide some of the graduate degree choices in this field with a brief synopsis of each. This may help . . .
IMAGE SOURCE DegreeQuery has written several articles related to cybersecurity, as well as intelligence analysis (see links below). The lines blur due to the seemingly overlapping functions of different roles associated with cyber security. There isn't even a consensus on the spelling of the word-cyber security. Or is it cybersecurity? It depends on the source. . . .
IMAGE SOURCE An ethical hacker (also known as a white hat hacker) is a security professional. Ethical hackers are adept at determining vulnerabilities and deficiencies in computer systems. These revelations will result in more secure measures to thwart a malicious hacker (or a black hat hacker). A white hat hacker experiments with techniques to see . . .
Actuarial science is a difficult degree program to define. Often referred to as interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary or cross-disciplinary, an actuary degree program combines studies in mathematics, business and computer science. Many actuarial degree programs are part of colleges' math departments, but others are offered out of universities’ schools of business. Math Courses for Actuaries Actuary is . . .
When you are good with numbers, pursuing a college degree in math may seem like an obvious choice. What you might not know yet is how important other skills, like computer skills, are for success in math occupations. As you work toward finishing your bachelor’s degree in mathematics, don’t be surprised to find that you . . .
While students in other majors are worrying whether they will have to take math classes, math majors may wonder what other courses they must take to earn their degrees. If you enjoy working with numbers and mathematical concepts but are less enthusiastic about dissecting specimens and mixing chemical compounds, you might be hopeful that you . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Computer forensic investigators are in high-demand. Often referred to as digital forensics engineers or computer forensic investigators, they need to know basic IT skills, understand computer architecture, and networking. They also require the ability to collaborate with various teams and write detailed reports. A digital forensics professional must have analytical and investigative skills, . . .