Hackings, data breaches, and cyberattacks—when criminals infiltrate the digital realm, the risk to individuals, organizations, and national security can be monumental. PwC revealed that, in 2016, 32 percent of surveyed organizations had been affected by cybercrime. Cybereconomy research firm Cybersecurity Ventures asserts that by 2021, global cybercrime damages will exceed $6 trillion per year.
As demand for cybersecurity professionals rises, software security vendor Symantec projects 1.5 million unfilled positions by 2019. This course is ideal for every field law enforcement officers, computer science-related personnel, and business personnel who wish to enhance their knowledge in cybersecurity.