Guest Blogger: This Insights article was contributed by Dr. Ulku Y. Clark, Professor of Management Information Systems, and Dr. Geoff Stoker, Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, Congdon School of SC, BA, IS (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on September 7, 2021). (This photo was taken before COVID).
As the digital revolution reaches middle age, spawning billions of networked digital devices moving vast amounts of information at higher speeds than even before, the need for good cybersecurity is coming strongly into focus. No longer the province of specialists, cybersecurity is the concern of everyone that touches an electronic device. With over 460,000 cybersecurity job openings in the U.S. (17,000+ in N.C.), the need to produce workforce-ready graduates is acute and UNCW is striving to do its part to meet this growing need.