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Surveying the Threat Landscape: 5 Future Careers in Cybersecurity

Software Advice, By Daniel Humphries

 

IT security is booming. Last year, Forbesmagazine predicted that the industry would expand tenfold in the next decade. But as fast as security is growing, it’s also changing—with even the effectiveness of anti-virus, a defense until now regarded as fundamental, increasingly up for debate.


With new and more dangerous threats appearing all the time, businesses and security firms are constantly forced to adapt and evolve. So we wanted to know which new jobs are emerging, and which old ones are changing. We asked five top figures in cybersecurity to gaze into the future for us, and to reveal the shape of things to come in IT security careers. Read more.