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Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. For those who work in public safety, cyber security is an especially important topic of interest. For example, keeping personal information private is a critical issue for police officers. Learn more about cyber security best practices and steps you can take to protect your information.

The Rise of Cybercrime Means Endless Career Opportunities for Security Experts

By Derrick Thomas
Adjunct Instructor of Cybersecurity at American Military University

Within the past 20 years, computers and electronic devices have integrated themselves into most people’s lives. Gone are the days of writing information on paper—now most information is stored electronically.

While this shift has made information available and easier to exchange, there has also been a rapid increase in criminal activity.