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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 internet is open to everyone, and that democratization has a dark side. Disinformation is flourishing and affects everything from elections to public health.

Artificial intelligence is a "world-altering" technology that represents “the most powerful tools in generations for expanding knowledge, increasing prosperity and enriching the human experience” a

There is a pandemic. State and federal authorities clash over the timing, policies and efforts to check its spread. Hot spots arise in cities and states with lesser restrictions.