The demand for cybersecurity is growing rapidly, leaving the industry with a shortage of qualified talent. There are currently more than 200,000 unfilled cybersecurity jobs, with an estimate of up to 1 million cybersecurity vacancies by the year 2020. ASU’s Cybersecurity Education Consortium (CEC) was established to address this growing talent gap.
The mission of the CEC is to engage and partner with today’s security community to create tomorrow’s cyber workforce.
The CEC is built on four key operational tenets:
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The CEC is one facet of ASU’s cybersecurity efforts. The CEC is a proud partner of ASU’s Center for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics, the Global Security Initiative, and the Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security.