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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.

Cybersecurity News

The use and spread of disinformation — false or misleading information intended to deceive people — is being amplified and accelerated at an alarming rate on the internet via social media.

Thousands of jobs in cybersecurity are going unfilled and Arizona State University has ramped up an initiative to draw young people to work in this critical field.