Average entry-level salary for cybersecurity jobs
Estimated cybersecurity job vacancies throughout California
Estimated number of cybersecurity workers needed by 2020
Number of attempted “ransomware” attacks daily
“The chances are excellent for graduates of homeland security and cybersecurity degree programs to enter the job market directly out of college.”
—Lance Larson, assistant director of the Graduate Program in Homeland Security at SDSU, to the Union-Tribune.
Sources: San Diego Union-Tribune; University of San Diego; Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity; U.S. Department of Justice