Computer hacks and stolen data make headline news. Who understands these attacks? Who works to prevent new ones? Cybersecurity professionals do.
STEAM Jobs in Cybersecurity introduces readers to current careers related to cybersecurity. It begins with an overview of why cybersecurity is important, including a look at the high costs of illegal hacking. It explains tricks hackers use, followed by tips for securing digital data. The book highlights the type of education that’s ideal for working in this field—including study of arts and ethics as well as technical and computer subjects. The closing chapter looks to the future in our increasingly interconnected world.
This title is part of a series on careers in STEAM fields (those related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math). It is fully illustrated with photos and includes a glossary and index. Sidebars on specific jobs–including malware analyst, security software designer, cybersecurity lawyer, and more–complement each chapter.
While this book is designed for middle-grade students considering a career in cybersecurity, it serves as an introduction to this topic for readers of any age.