The mission of the Information Security Office is to support Santa Clara University's outstanding undergraduate, graduate, and research programs by protecting the university's information assets.
At current projections, it is estimated there will be a shortfall of 1.8 million information security workers by 2022. If cybersecurity is of interest, this is definitely a growing field. It is vitally important that as a current student, you will graduate ready to enter the workforce to fill one of the vast numbers of positions available.
As the cost of connecting to the Internet has gone down, more and more everyday devices are being made to connect online. These devices, which make up the Internet of Things, introduce new security challenges.
No matter how careful you are, there is always a chance your device or computer can be lost, stolen, infected with malware, or simply stop working. Keeping regular backups of the data on your personal devices will give you peace of mind and ensure you don’t lose family photos or important records and assignments.
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