Ohio Innovates and Collaborates to Build Future Cybersecurity Workforce
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Education programs and hands-on cyber competitions across the state draw interest in Ohio’s cybersecurity careers
In today’s cyber age, businesses and organizations of all sizes face a unique and dynamic threat. Cyberattacks and data breaches continue to grow in number and scale, and highly sophisticated criminals are constantly evolving attack methods, which can have immediate, widespread impact.
In unison with Ohio’s strides toward becoming a national hub for technology advancement, the state is also at the forefront of education and training for the cybersecurity workforce of the future. And there is no shortage in demand; CyberSeek reports that Ohio alone has nearly 7,000 high-paying cybersecurity job openings, and the nation has more than 300,000 open jobs in the field.