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Aligning ASU’s core values with industry needs –empowering students to lead the next generation of cybersecurity professionals

The Cybersecurity Education Consortium (CEC) partners with educators and the broader cybersecurity community to ensure students are prepared to lead and be changemakers in the cybersecurity workforce.  

Our goal is to serve as a hub for students to find information about cybersecurity education and events, for educators at all levels to network and find student-centered solutions for curriculum and courseware, and for industry partners to be connected with ASU and the educational community.

Cybercrime is projected to cost the world $6 trillion dollars annually by 2021.

There will be 3.5 million cybersecurity job openings by the year 2021.

60 million Americans have been affected by identity theft in 2018.

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Each year more than 50,000 cybersecurity professionals from around the globe come together to attend the world’s preeminent cybersecurity gathering, RSA Con

The average cost of a single data breach is nearly $3.9 million. Globally, the cost of cybercrime is expected to top $2 trillion this year, according to Juniper Research.

Just as it’s increasingly common to find a smart home assistant on a countertop or an internet-connected camera at the front door, smart toys are also becoming ubiquitous in the playroom.